Despite starting life in the US the Black Friday shopping phenomenon is well and truly established here in Australia, and for those looking to score a tech bargain, JB Hi-Fi will certainly be a good place to keep an eye on.
Black Friday 2020 has meant that JB has been discounting stock for weeks, and will no doubt continue to do so well into Cyber Monday and even beyond.
JB Hi-Fi is one of country's biggest retail homes for the latest in laptops, smartphones, cameras, headphones, 4K TVs and just about any tech product you could imagine, so it's a safe bet when hunting tech.
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The best JB Hi-Fi Black Friday 2020 deals
Samsung 75-inch Q60T QLED TV | AU$1,888 (RRP AU$2,895; save AU$1,007)
While the Q60T is one of the more affordable QLED TVs from Samsung this year, it's still leagues above many other manufacturers' sets, offering an incredibly vivid colour display and increased contrast thanks to the Quantum Dot technology. What's more, the 75-inch version is currently discounted but over a grand at JB HI-Fi, and if you add the Samsung Q60T 360W 5.1 Ch Soundbar to your cart, you'll get it for half price at checkout.View Deal
Nintendo Switch with Mario Kart 8 | AU$399 (was AU$469; save AU$70)
Everyone's favourite convertible console – it's got heaps of family-friendly games and has plenty of indie titles for those that want to expand beyond Mario games. Not only will you be saving AU$70 on the console itself, you'll also be scoring a free download of Mario Kart 8 as well as 3 months of Nintendo Online for free. View Deal
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 256GB | AU$999 (was AU$1,999; save AU$1,000)
Samsung's revolutionary Galaxy Z Flip device is partially a return to the clamshell designs of yore, but with a fully folding 6.7-inch HDR10+ display, there's nothing quite as futuristic. If you've been tempted by this modern marvel, now's your chance as both the Black and Purple colours are half price at JB right now.View Deal
Hisense Series 5 70-inch 4K Smart TV | AU$1,095 (was AU$1,695l save AU$600)
This newly released Hisense TV is already discounted at JB – save yourself an awesome AU$600 on a massive 70-inch 4K Smart TV that packs in Dolby Atmos, Dolby Vision HDR and compatibility with all your favourite streaming services like Netflix, Stan, and Prime Video.View Deal
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G | AU$849 (was AU$1,149; save AU$300)
To get that flagship experience as well as 5G connectivity, Samsung's Fan Edition of the Galaxy S20 is your best bet, and now JB is discounting its already cheap price by a further AU$300! If you're not as interested in the 5G element, you can save on the S20 FE 4G version too, which is only AU$748 down from AU$999.View Deal
Garmin Vivoactive 3 sports watch | AU$249 (was AU$499; save AU$250)
Garmin's Vivoactive 3 smartwatch is well and truly geared for the active user, with a heart rate monitor, built-in GPS, and over 15 sports apps out of the box. You can also use it for contactless payments thanks to Garmin Pay, so grab this nifty number while it's half price at JB Hi-Fi. Available in both Black Slate and Rose Gold.View Deal
Sony WH-1000XM4 noise-cancelling headphones | AU$395 (retails for AU$549; save AU$154)
Sony's latest iteration in its industry-leading noise-cancelling headphone lineup hasn't been out very long, but it's already discounted a solid AU$150 from its retail price at JB Hi-Fi. If you were planning on getting the best ANC on offer, along with awesome sound, comfort and battery life, now's your chance.View Deal
LG CX 55-inch 4K OLED Smart TV | AU$2,800 (was AU$3,295; save AU$495)
While this is still certainly a lot of money, you can save almost AU$500 on this stunning LG OLED TV at JB at the moment. It features a 55-inch, 4K, self-lit OLED panel and is powered by LG's ThinQ and other powerful AI capabilities that automatically and dynamically optimise the picture and sound of the TV, as well as allow for voice control and other smart home functionality.View Deal
Lenovo Smart Display (7-inch) | AU$78 (save AU$51)
This 7-inch Smart Display from Lenovo is certainly one of the more affordable ays to get yourself a Google Assistant-enabled smart home device with a screen. Thankfully, It's received all the Google Home Hub updates as well, including multi-room audio, Home View, and Live Albums – so grab this offer before it ends.View Deal
Sennheiser PXC550 II noise-cancelling headphones | AU$299 (was AU$549; save AU$250)
If the Sony ANC cans don't suit you, Sennheiser's PXC500 II are a great alternative with a slightly less bass-forward sound and awesome clarity. It definitely helps that they're close to half price off at JB's at the moment too.View Deal
When is JB Hi-Fi's Black Friday and Cyber Monday sale?
This year, Black Friday falls on November 27, with Cyber Monday 2020 following soon after on November 30. With that in mind, there's no chance that the savings we'll see will be constrained to those two dates.
As has been the case for the last few years, the Black Friday sales tend to stretch on for a week or two either side of the date itself, and we fully expect JB Hi-Fi's savings will see much the same treatment this year.
The best JB Hi-Fi Black Friday deals we expect for 2020
JB Hi-Fi is a very popular choice for a few categories of tech – gaming consoles and bundles with games are very often the cheapest you'll see them at this store, similarly you'll likely be able to find the latest smartphones at a lower price than most other retailers.
From this, we can fully expect the PS4 Pro, PS4 Slim, Xbox One S and Xbox One X to go on sale bundled with some recent titles, particularly as the next generation consoles will be on sale at that stage.
With that said, while the PS5 and Xbox Series X will indeed by available when Black Friday 2020 rolls around, we're not banking on these next-gen consoles being discounted so early – especially considering their extreme demand, given how quickly pre-orders of both sold out.
On top of that, the latest in prosumer camera kit from the likes of Canon, Nikon and Sony will be seeing discounts on lens kits and body-only packages.
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