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The best hi-fi and audio deals 2021 – speakers, record players and more

Whether you've been saving up for an amplifier, fancy upgrading your turntable, or have your eye on a new pair of speakers, we have scoured the top US retailers to find the best possible deals on some highly recommended kit – so you don't have to.

Right now, there are savings to be had on Klipsch, Q Acoustics and KEF speakers, Arcam and Onkyo amplifiers, a Crosley turntable and more...

We also have a carefully curated pick of the headphones deals and TV deals for your perusal.  

The 3 very best hi-fi deals

Best Black Friday amplifier deals

Onkyo TX-8220 stereo receiver $349

Onkyo TX-8220 stereo receiver $349 $249 at Amazon (save $100)
This stereo receiver features two powerful amplifiers, digital audio inputs for TV and BD/DVD player connection, analog inputs for your audio devices and built-in Bluetooth connectivity. There is even a dedicated phono input for your vinyl record player. And you can make a $100 saving.

Arcam SA10 stereo amplifier $999

Arcam SA10 stereo amplifier $999 $880 at World Wide Stereo (save $120)
The SA10 gives you 50 watts of power per channel, a Toslink optical connector and two digital coaxial inputs, and three stereo analog RCA inputs. For vinyl enthusiasts, there's a dedicated phono input, plus a built-in DAC. It's an all-in-one system with a lot of appeal.

Best Black Friday speaker deals

Q Acoustics 3020i speakers $300

Q Acoustics 3020i speakers $300 $262 at Amazon
Q Acoustics’ 3020is build on the strength of their Award-winning predecessors. They're deep in size, deep in sonic analysis, and ultimately will make great first speakers. Now with a $38 discount.

Q Acoustics 3030i speakers $459

Q Acoustics 3030i speakers $459 $352 at Amazon
The 3030i standmounters have all the attributes of their more compact siblings above, but add a huge slice of authority into the proceedings. Simply put, you can buy these with confidence – especially at this discounted price.

Klipsch R-41M bookshelf speaker $280

Klipsch R-41M bookshelf speaker $280 $120 at Amazon (save $160)
The R-41M pair are Klipsch classics with their horn tweeter and copper-colored driver – and heavily discounted ones at that.

KEF R3 bookshelf speakers $2100

KEF R3 bookshelf speakers $2100 $1699 at Amazon (save $400)
Former What Hi-Fi? Award winners, the R3 are brilliant all-rounders. They’re expertly sonically balanced and work well across a wide range of systems.

$219

Polk Audio TSi100 bookshelf speakers $219 $149 at Crutchfield
These Polk speakers are a great price and promise an open sound with wide staging and precise imaging. They sport a 1in silk dome tweeter, 5.25in polycarbonate woofer and stand 16 inches tall. Also at Amazon and World Wide Stereo.

Sony SSCS5 bookshelf speakers $170

Sony SSCS5 bookshelf speakers $170 $118 at Amazon (save $62)
Exceptionally well-reviewed on Amazon, these Sonys are budget three-way standmounters that are currently hugely discounted.

Q Acoustics 3050i floorstanders $800

Q Acoustics 3050i floorstanders $800 $711 at Amazon
The 3050i are full of energy and even better than their predecessors­ – Q Acoustics has come up with the goods once more to produce punchy, musical and subtle performers.

Best Black Friday record player deals

Crosley C6B-DB $180

Crosley C6B-DB $180 $159 at Amazon (save $21)
Solid Amazon reviews and $21 off! This all-in-one Crosley pitches itself as an easy-to-use proposition, with its built-in preamp meaning it can connect straight to an amplifier or pair of active speakers.

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