The 12 BEST Black Friday deals 2016

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It's easy to get lost among the thousands of Black Friday deals. The truth is 99% of the offered discounts will either be rubbish or simply not relevant to you. That's why we've created this page of what we consider to be the very BEST Black Friday deals around.

We're going to be updating this page like crazy today and trying to keep calm amidst the chaos.

When is Black Friday 2016?

Black Friday traditionally takes place on the first Friday after the American Thanksgiving holiday, which means it falls on 25 November this year just one month before Christmas. Once Black Friday is over, another event called Cyber Monday gives you a second chance to snag any deals you've missed out on.

12 best Black Friday Deals

Samsung UE49KS7000 49in 4K Ultra HD Smart TV

Buy now @ Currys (was 1,199, now 879)

This super thin Ultra HD TV is one of the best TVs you can buy, and Currys is offering a 300 discount.

  • Futureproof
  • Good input lag (important for gaming)
  • Access Netflix and other apps directly via the TV

NETGEAR Nighthawk AC1900 Router (was 189, now 129)

B&O PLAY by Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3 ANC (was 199, now 109)

Sony PlayStation 4 500GB + Uncharted 4 + FIFA 17 (was 239, now 199)

Sony Playstation 4 console and controller

LG SH6 All-in-1 Sound Bar (was 399, now 209)

Bosch Rotak 43 Ergoflex Electric Rotary Wheeled Lawnmower - (was 244, now 180)

Philips Sonicare EasyClean Toothbrush (was 88, now 34)

Braun Series 3 3080 Men's Electric Foil Shaver Wet/Dry - (was 139, now 54)

Kenwood KMX50BK Stand Mixer, 5 kg, (was 429, now 179)

Vax Action U86-AN-Be 602 Base Upright Vacuum (was 119, now 59)

Why is Black Friday called Black Friday?

Black Friday might be one of the coolest names we've ever seen for any shopping event, but the story of its name is pretty tame. Most explanations suggest that the name was given to the sale by the Philadelphia Police Department.

When the police force saw the huge traffic jams, widespread violence and outright mayhem caused by low prices, it decided to call it Black Friday and the name's stuck ever since. Of course, Black Friday 2016 won't look quite as bad, because most people will be shopping via websites such as Amazon, Tesco, Argos and Currys. That means you won't have to physically fight other shoppers for deals, and we can point you in the direction of all the best Black Friday discounts, too. See? The internet isn't just about memes and social media after all.