The best John Lewis Black Friday deals 2017

Heads up: the next instalment of Black Friday is getting closer by the day, and that means you should start preparing for this unmissable day of discounts. To get you up and running, on this page we've collected the very best deals coming out of John Lewis for you.

The venerable high street department store always has lots going on for Black Friday, as we saw last year and in previous years, so stop all the frantic scrolling and clicking and let us be your guide to the best that John Lewis has to offer during this sales season.

One of the advantages of stopping by at John Lewis during Black Friday 2017 is that there's such a variety in terms of the bargains to be had. You can usually rely on offers across clothing, home and garden, sports and leisure, and of course electricals - which is where we'll be focusing in particular.

Read on to explore the John Lewis Black Friday 2017 bonanza, and have fun shopping!

John Lewis Black Friday deals

With Black Friday 2017 approaching, it seems like a good time to round up all of the notable bargains we saw from John Lewis on Black Friday 2016.

TV Black Friday deals - John Lewis always a good bet for your next television set and that was emphasised again last Black Friday, when you could pick up the 65-inch LG OLED65B6V for a discounted price of £2,869, with a year of Sky Q thrown in for free.

More recently we've seen £50 knocked off the rather excellent Toshiba 49U6763DB, taking the price of the 49-inch 4K smart TV down to £499.99.

Gaming Black Friday deals - games consoles you want, is it? John Lewis has previously offered punters the 500GB version of the PS4 Slim, complete with a copy of Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, for just £209.95. Expect some similarly attractive bargains this year.

If you're more of an Xbox fan, then the Xbox One S console with 1TB of storage and Forza Horizon 3 has recently been on offer for £259.99 at John Lewis.

Computing Black Friday deals - there was plenty to get excited about in the computing department at John Lewis during Black Friday 2016, including top-end Surface Book complete with Arc Mouse, Surface Pen and leather sleeve for a superb £1,399 (£400 off).

Or how about the £100 John Lewis recently knocked off the HP Omen 15-ce004na laptop, yours for just £799.95?

Tablet and phone Black Friday deals - everyone loves a good tablet or phone deal, like the Moto X Force for £449.95 (£30 off) and the iPad Air 2 for £349 (also £30 off), both bargains you could have snapped up from John Lewis during Black Friday 2016.

More recently we've seen the very decent Asus Z500M ZenPad 3S 10 on sale for £269.99 at John Lewis, a saving of £30.

Audio Black Friday deals - John Lewis went big with the reductions on audio kit for Black Friday 2016. One of our favourite deals during last year's sales extravaganza was £30 off the normal price of the Sonos Play:1, which means you could pick up the speaker for just £139.

There have been more reductions of note since - John Lewis was recently selling its Lava Brightsounds 2 portable speakers for £34.95, £5 off the regular price.

Wearable Black Friday deals - "get your wearable bargains here" was the call from John Lewis during Black Friday 2016, and in amongst a host of very decent deals was the rather attractive Withings Activité Steel smartwatch discounted to just £87.99 for the occasion.

More recently John Lewis was offering £50 off the Galaxy Gear S3, putting the new price at £299.95.

Drone Black Friday deals - John Lewis might not be the first place you think of when it comes to drones, but if you were in the market for an unmarried aerial vehicle during Black Friday 2016 then the store was offering the Archos Drone for just £100 (half price).

John Lewis on Black Friday 2017: what you need to know

A visit to John Lewis is a must on Black Friday 2017, with its wide selection of tech items, its attention to detail as far as customer service goes, free delivery and click and collect options, and a minimum two-year guarantee on electrical goods.

John Lewis says Black Friday is "the perfect time to stock up on Christmas presents", and to help you along the retailer is promising some hot deals in appliances, TVs, computers and other gadgets. Don't forget you've got the benefit of the  Never Knowingly Undersold policy, a price promise that's been in place since 1925 and which applies all year round, not just Black Friday 2017.

That means John Lewis will match any better deal you see elsewhere on something John Lewis stocks - better power up those browser tabs. Hunt down the best price for what you're after and John Lewis will match it.

If you want to stay up late, the deals should be going live on the John Lewis site as soon as the clock hits 12am on Black Friday 2017, and the deals will just keep going - you can look forward to bargain prices across the weekend and during Cyber Monday 2017 as well, in every department.

The top 5 John Lewis Black Friday deals last year

1. Lenovo Yoga 900S

We love a convertible laptop or two, and so does everyone else apparently - the Lenovo Yoga 900S was on sale for less than £1,000 at John Lewis last year, a very popular deal.

2. Microsoft Xbox One S

What about that Xbox One S then? John Lewis has had the slimline console on offer with either Gears of War 4 or FIFA 17 for £279.95, which are very good bundles for gamers.

3. Samsung UE40KU6020 HDR 4K Ultra HD Smart TV

4K prices continue to drop across the board and the Samsung UE40KU6020 40-incher was available for a mere £349 - complete with Freeview HD, Playstation Now and PurColour.

4. MacBook Air

The MacBook Air lives on and continues to be popular, and during last year's Black Friday event, John Lewis was offering the slimline laptop for £849, a hefty discount of £100.

5. Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

The Galaxy S6 Edge launched in 2015 but is still a great phone, and could've been yours last year for just £399.95. Let's hope for some similarly impressive deals this time around.