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The best Black Friday 2020 Bluetooth speaker deals

Seek out those best speaker deals.

The best Black Friday 2020 Bluetooth speaker deals
Andrew Williams
27 November 2020

Black Friday 2020 and Cyber Monday are the perfect time to buy a new wireless or Bluetooth speaker. This area of tech is totally saturated, and has been for years. And that means you’ll see deals far more desirable than they may appear on the surface.

What are we talking about? Well, in any area of tech you have hero products and also-rans. And the more developed and competitive a category, the better those also-rans tend to be.

You will see some of the very biggest Bluetooth speaker names appear on Black Friday 2020 and Cyber Monday, but many of the top deals are for speakers that don’t sell all that well for the rest of the year. Our tip: consider both, as long as the less popular one sounds good.

These are the best speaker deals we have found so far and the brands you should be looking out for.

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Sonos One
£159 - £199
The Sonos one is one of the best smart speakers around, offering all the sound quality you would expect from Sonos plus voice control.
Buy now from Sonos

£40 off!
£40 off!
Sonos One SL
£139 - Was £179
If you fancy the Sonos One but don't want the smart assistant stuff, the the One SL is for you. It's a fantastic speaker that will look the part in a Sonos multi-room setup.
Buy now from Sonos

£100 off!
£100 off!
Sonos Move
£299 - Was £399
The Sonos Move is Sonos' first portable speaker and it's aweatherproof and drop-resistant, and you can use Bluetooth when you are out of distance of a Wi-Fi signal.
Buy now from Sonos

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Save £100
Sonos Beam
£299 - £399
The Sonos beam is a brilliant soundbar for your TV and a really smart way to get Sonos into your home. This one is recommend as it's something we use in our home.
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38% off
38% off
Echo Show 5
£49.99 (was £79.99)
This smart display is less than a year old, but you can now get it with a decent £30 off. Now only £49.99, this compact 5.5-inch smart display can help you follow recipes, watch film trailers, along with controlling all your smart home tech. As it has a screen, you can also use it as a digital photo frame or a clock.
Buy now from Amazon

25% off
25% off
Echo Show 8
£89.99 (was £119.99)
The Echo Show 8 has a 8-inch HD screen that allows you to display family photos, control lights and thermostats, along with all the usual music, call requests you expect a smart display to deal with. It also has a camera to enable you to do video calls, too - which can be covered with a simple button. Now with a huge £60 off, the Echo Show 8 is only £59.99.
Buy now from Amazon

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50% off
House of Marley No Bounds Sport Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker
£49.99
House of Marley pride themselves on creating high quality speakers from sustainable materials. This Bluetooth-enabled speaker is water and dust-proof so ideal if you plan on taking your speaker out and about. Now only £49.99, all thanks to a huge 50% discount.
Buy now from Amazon

29% off
29% off
Yamaha MusicCast Soundbar
£249.00
Sound fanatics rejoice, for this Yamaha MusicCast Soundbar has an impressive 40% off its regular price. With integrated Bluetooth and Airplay, what more could you watch?
Buy now on Amazon

Bose SoundLink Revolve

Pre-sale price: £149
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The best value winner of our best wireless speaker group test was the Bose SoundLink Revolve. This is the kind of speaker you might buy for use at home and away. It’s large enough to produce hifi-style sound, but also has a 16-hour battery.

You can also buy a dock for the Revolve, a charger unit that avoids any annoying scrambling about for the charger when the battery runs out.

The Revolve is a fairly simple Bluetooth wireless speaker, one that doesn’t have Wi-Fi or the most advanced multi-room skills. However, we like its simplicity, and there is an app that lets you pair up two Bose SoundLink Revolves. They can play the same track, or act as a stereo pair.

Even a simple Bluetooth speaker like this can behave in a super-smart way these days too. A button on its top lets it talk to your iPhone’s Siri digital assistant, or an Android’s Google Assistant.

You don’t need a flat-out “smart speaker” to use the latest tech.

£40 off
£40 off
Ultimate Ears Wonderboom
£49.99
Cute, water resistant and powerful, this is one of the very best small wireless speakers. This is a no-brainer at under £50.
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Jam Heavy Metal

Pre-sale price: £49.99
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The Jam Heavy Metal is a top speaker to look out for on Black Friday if you just want to play music, and are after a classy bargain.

This speaker has been available since 2015, but it still holds up very well in 2019. Its sound quality is superb for the size, and it is often on sale for well under its usual price.

As we write this, around a month before Black Friday, it costs £94.97 at Amazon. That’s already a good price for what you get: top sound quality and a classy aluminium design.

But last year, during Black Friday 2018, the Jam Heavy Metal dropped all the way down to £50. We class that as an unmissable deal.

Bad points? As it’s an earlier model battery life is eight hours rather than 15 or more, and it isn’t water resistant.

Ultimate Ears Boom 3

Pre-sale price: £91.00
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Here’s another big fish of the Bluetooth speaker world, the Ultimate Ears Boom 3. UE’s range is home to some of the most desirable lifestyle speakers around, but they regularly appear in Black Friday sales.

The Ultimate Ears Boom 3 is its latest. This is a little tower of power, with 360-degree sound and neighbour-bothering top volume.

It comes in more than half a dozen colours, so keep an eye out for multiple Black Friday listings. Companies like Amazon often offer more than one style for speakers like this.

The “lifestyle” angle here is more than just about the look. The Ultimate Ears Boom 3 isn’t just water resistant (to a dunk-able IP67), it floats too. You can also buy a wire-free charging dock, which we’d recommend if you want a speaker to use all around the house.

Keep an eye out for the UE Wonderboom too. This is the Boom 3’s dinky cousin. It doesn’t have quite as powerful bass as the Boom 3, but costs less and we think it’s highly likely to appear this Black Friday season


Sonos Move

Pre-sale price: £358.00
View now at Amazon

Which Bluetooth speaker should I buy?

Here’s one from our own Black Friday 2019 wish list. This is the Sonos speaker many have been waiting for. The Sonos Move is a classic multi-room speaker when indoors. You can leave it plugged in and it’ll behave much like a Sonos One or Sonos Play:5.

However, it also has a battery and Bluetooth, so you can take it outdoors.

The price is the only part of the Sonos Move we have an issue with. At £399 it’s £120 more than the Apple HomePod. At a lower Black Friday price this could be the ultimate identity-shifting wireless speaker.

Just after a wireless speaker for the home? Make sure to look out for any Sonos One and Sonos One SL. These aren’t Bluetooth speakers, but are just about the best value home wireless speakers around. The difference? The Sonos One has Alexa support, the “SL” doesn’t. And some might consider that a positive change.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A1

Pre-sale price: £159.10
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We also expect to see some Bang & Olufsen bargains this Black Friday. The Bang & Olufsen A1 is one not to miss.

This is a classic Bluetooth speaker, but one more stylish than most. It’s a puck shape and has a metal speaker grille.

The Beoplay A1 won’t fit in your pocket, but it is small enough to stash in a small bag and has a strap for bonus portability. Oh, and it sounds great too. This speaker has been around since 2016, but B&O releases new colours every now and then to keep this modern classic current.