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Boxing Day Sales 2015: The best Boxing Day tech and home deals


Boxing Day Sales 2015: The best Boxing Day tech and home deals

Still got some money left over after Black Friday and Christmas? Then the Boxing Day sales are your next big opportunity to grab a bargain. We'll be updating this page with fresh deals regularly, so keep checking back.

Amazon Boxing Day Sale

Amazon's Boxing Day deals page invariably includes a mixture of time-limited and non-time limited deals, rather like its Black Friday offerings. Of course, its deals have already begun on Christmas Day, because there's nothing quite like shopping to raise spirits.

Today, you can save £40 on the British Gas Hive smart thermostat, which is down to just £129. That's a pretty great deal on a bit of tech that should hopefully save you money in the long run.

Far more Boxing Day-y is the Denon Envaya portable Bluetooth speaker for £63, which represents a saving of 36 percent. That one runs until New Year's Day. Click here for that particular deal.

Here are a few more deals worth looking at:

40% off all Jawbone UP3 activity trackers, now £77.99

£30 saving on the Kindle Paperwhite which is now £79

£30 saving on a Kindle Fire HD 6 Kids Edition tablet, also £79

£95 off this 50-inch Hisense 4K TV, now only £419

Currys & PC World Boxing Day Sale

Currys has some of the best Boxing Day deals this year. Its deals page is worth checking out, but here are some of the highlights:

Pebble smartwatch £44.99 (normally £99.99)

Pebble Steel smartwatch £79.99 (normally £120)

HP OfficeJet Wifi printer £49.99 (save £50)

LG Wireless SoundBar £199.99 (save £150)

Asus ZenPad 16GB £59.99

Fitbit Charge HR £84.99 (save £35)

Microsoft Band 2 w/ 3-month MyFitnessPal sub £169.99 (save £30)

Currys has a couple of stand out deals on Macs, including a great one on the MacBook Pro:

£110 off a 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro – We gave this laptop 10/10 earlier this year and £889 is an outstanding deal

£80 off the 13-inch MacBook Air – Still a good deal at £769, though this model is due an update now

Other good deals include:

£130 off the Dyson V6 Total Clean – Great deal on a version of our Vacuum Cleaner of the Year, which is a steal at £299.

Up to 30% off all TVs over £1,000 – Some potentially great deals here, but be wary as real saving may not be as enormous as it initially seems. Price compare first to verify.

eBay Boxing Day Sale

eBay has a sales page that pulls in deals and special seller offers. It's sometimes a little hard to sift through and find the good stuff, but here are some we've found so far:

£179 for refurbed iPad 3 – Not new, but a good price for a 3rd-gen iPad from the Tesco Outlet store

iPad Pro for £639 – A modest saving from the £679 list price

John Lewis Boxing Day Sale

John Lewis has some of the better deals, including one particularly good one on an iPhone...

LG 55-inch 4K 3D TV - £899 save £300

Lenovo Yoga Pro 3 - 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD, QHD screen- £849 (save £300)

UE MegaBoom £199 (save £50)

Hive V2 Active Heating £199 (save £50)

Save 25% on Netatmo products

iPhone 6 Plus £589 (save £200)

Argos Boxing Day Sale

iPad Mini 2 £189 (was £239)

SanDisk 64GB Ultra MicroSD card £14.99

Philips 43-inch 4K TV £299 was £399

Carphone Warehouse Boxing Day Sale

Last year proved a little disappointing for Boxing Day offers at the UK's biggest high street smartphone retailer, but we're going to check in on it this year anyway. We're not totally sold on its deals this year either, but check the sales page and judge for yourself. Here are the ones we've spotted so far:

Apple iPhone 6S £59.99 upfront instead of £159.99 then £29.99 a month

Nexus 5X save £20 £329.99

Moto G 3rd-gen 4G £129.99 was £150

Save £30 on sim-free Blackberry Priv

How can I avoid bad Boxing Day deals?

Your smartphone is your friend here – a good price comparison and barcode scanner app will save you a bunch of time and money. We'd recommend ShopSavvy from the ones we tried – it's available on iOS, Android and Windows Phone. Idealo and Price Runner are also worth considering, not to mention good old Google search. Avoid RedLaser as it's owned by eBay and shows only eBay prices, which isn't helpful at all.

If you're on a laptop, or don't mind navigating its non-mobile optimised website, Amazon price tracker CamelCamelCamel is a great way to check exactly how good a deal is. It tracks price changes on products over time, making it easier to see if that 'down from' claim is really accurate or not.

Spotted an awesome deal? Please leave a comment and to share with the team. If we like it, we'll add it to the list.

PJ Matthews

December 25, 2015, 5:12 pm

You mean iPad 3 not iPad Air 3 which of course doesn't exist.

Mike Walker

December 25, 2015, 6:37 pm

Off topic - To the editors of this website, please stop using full screen popup ads, they're intrusive, annoying and don't make me want to click on them - no other website has as many banners, borders and ads as this one, ITS OUT OF HAND and just makes me want to not visit.


December 25, 2015, 6:46 pm

If you mean on the mobile site? I couldn't agree more! Ad's, fair enough...I understand TR need to generate revenue, but completely blocking the screen as they do? Completely inappropriate. So, I avoid this website like the plague unless I'm on my desktop browser with ABP.
Sorry to say, but it's a blight on the TR name, and a bad one.

Mike Walker

December 25, 2015, 6:51 pm

I view on my iPad most of the time and the whole thing jumps about while it loads the add borders, I too understand the need for some advertising but this site is the worst out of all in my bookmarks, I find the whole thing really annoying because I like the actual content when you can get to it!!!, editors TAKE NOTE!!.


December 25, 2015, 6:57 pm

They've responded to me before when I've commented about it. Polite and reassuring, but nothing has changed.
I actually find myself offended by these kinds of ad's, Mike.
I'm far less inclined to take an interest in a product from a company that is so intrusive, aggressive and quite frankly downright rude in it's advertising, just as a point of principle.
Sort it out TR, please.


December 25, 2015, 6:58 pm

Cynically, I suspect the jumping is to make it harder to collapse the Ad cleanly. You're more likely to open the page accidentally trying to close it. Devious, snide and downright bloody annoying! Avoid the mobile site is my advice.


December 25, 2015, 8:10 pm

You could use the Ghostery Browser on Android. A few quirks, but zero ads and pop-ups. Too bad one has to take such measures, but up with pop ups I will not put!


December 26, 2015, 7:52 am

Allow me to be polite and reassuring! ;)

We totally agree and there's lots going on behind the scenes to remedy this kind if stuff, but sadly big companies like Time Inc. (UK) move slowly and convincing people we're right is hard going.

Currently, we're planning to start on a totally new website at the beginning of next year, which will (most likely) be totally responsive. Currently, the desktop and mobile sites are separate, which is totally archaic and causes us no end of problems.

While it would be wrong make promises, the switch to responsive should result in fewer ad banner placements. In particular, the 'In Skin' ads that wrap around the top of the site should go because they're incompatible with a responsive website.

They're the ones that make the page jump around when it loads, which is beyond annoying. Believe me, I use the website more than anyone so all the things that annoy you annoy me several times over every single day.

I wish I could say this will all happen overnight, or tell you precisely when, but we're not really at this stage. 'Next year' is as precise as I can be at present.

Thank you, though, for your comments. They are genuinely helpful in making our case, because then it's not just us saying it. Apparently we're biased, or something.


December 26, 2015, 3:29 pm

Thank you, Andy. I do appreciate the response. If I didn't care about the site, and the integrity of TR...I wouldn't waste my time commenting at all.


December 26, 2015, 6:00 pm

This weekend I've used a tool called Everyday is Black Friday, it currently has more than 34K deals from all major UK retailers... I can't think of anything better to find deals at the moment :)

Here it is: http://www.everydayisblackfrid...

Hope it's helpful ;)

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