Best smart home deals: bag a bargain for October 2019

These smart home deals span everything from plugs to doorbells, toothbrushes and thermostats. Make your home smarter than you on the cheap...

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Looking for a smart home deal? Whether you fancy investing in a big ticket smart home purchase or you're just curious, we've found the best deals on everything from speakers to cat flaps.

Newbie to the world of smart homes? It's not unusual for these items to have a large price tag, so it's natural to look for a deal. Whether you're after a smart security system for peace of mind while you're on holiday, a smart doorbell to monitor your home or some smart lighting to impress your guests, all the best prices are below.

Use the links on the right to navigate your way through this page by clicking what you came here to see – whether it be a bargain Google Home Mini or the Currys PC World sale.

Want to know more about the best smart home buys? Head to our The Hub, our smart home tech page for product reviews, recommendations and how tos. For current sales smart home deals, head to our deals page. Also, Black Friday is creeping up on us quick...

Black Friday smart home deals 

Black Friday is getting closer, and with just nine weeks to go, we can't wait to get our hands on smart home deals. If this year's deals are similar to last, customers can expect Amazon to kick things off with a huge 40 per cent off smart thermostats, and they also gave customers a free Echo Dot when buying certain products. Amazing. Sonos speakers also had up to 18 per cent off at Amazon, and Phillips Hue products had 50 per cent off for those after a smart lighting bargain. Amazon's much-loved Fire TV Stick dropped from £39.99 to its lowest ever price of £24.99, while the Echo Dot was sold for only £24.99, too. There was also a bargain bundle price on the Amazon Echo Show 2nd Gen which included a Phillips Hue lightbulb and an adjustable stand – all for £194.98 instead of £264.97.

While the majority of last year's amazing deals were supplied by Amazon, other retailers such as Currys and AO also slashed their prices, too. Wondering when to expect Black Friday smart home deals to appear on your screen? Keep your eyes open from the start of November, but naturally, deals will be at their best on the day of Black Friday – the 29th November – and Cyber Monday on the 2nd December.

Browse our retailer pages below for more Black Friday info.

The best smart home deals right now

By price: Low to high

Alexa compatible Smart Plugs | Was £27.99 now £16.12 at Amazon
Fancy decking your home out to make your devices smart? You'll never worry about leaving your straighteners on again thanks to these Alexa compatible smart plugs.View Deal

TP-Link Smart Bulb | Was £24.99 now £17.99 at Amazon
Looking to replace the lightbulbs in your home with smart ones? This TP link bulb is a great option. For starters, it has 28 per cent off, and then there's the added feature of it being dimmable. Since it's smart, you can control these bulbs through your phone or by your voice through a smart assistant such as Alexa.View Deal

Asakuki Smart Essential Oil Diffuser | Was £45.99 now £30.99 at Amazon
Thinking of purchasing a diffuser? This smart one shouldn't go amiss. It'll give you peace of mind that you haven't left the house and not switched it off since it can be controlled via your smartphone, and it's compatible with Alexa. Oh, and it looks nice too.View Deal

Drayton Wiser Smart Heating Radiator Thermostat | Was £44.99 now £39.99 at Amazon
This smart radiator thermostat will blend in seamlessly with your home. What does it do? It can replace your existing radiator TRV valves to let you control your heating room by room. While you do need a Wiser Smart Heating System initially to use this thermostat, we think it's a pretty good idea if you don't like heating your entire house if you're not using every room. View Deal

Echo Dot (3rd Gen) + Amazon Smart Plug | Was £74.98 now £64.99 at Amazon
This Echo dot bundle deal is a bargain. For just under £65, you can bag yourself an Echo Dot smart speaker (in plum colour, may we add) along with a compatible smart plug. This way you'll never worry that you've left your straighteners on again.View Deal

Logitech Harmony Companion All-in-One Remote Control | Was £119.99 now £69
Compatible with well-known smart tech brands such as Nest, Roku, Sonos, Hue and more, this remote control comes with a hub included to connect with all your smart devices. There's also a compatible app for smart phones. This way, you can delete all other apps from your phone to save storage! We love the way it works via voice command, too. *Check first that it works with all your gadgets.View Deal

Echo Plus (1st Gen) | Was £139.99 now £69.99 at Amazon
A larger version of the Echo, the Echo Plus features a built-in ZigBee smart home hub and Alexa to answer all your questions and control other smart home devices. Right now it has £70 off, bargain.View Deal

Hive Active Heating and Hot Water Thermostat | Was £179 now £134.99 at Amazon
Wake up and arrive home every day to a warm house thanks to the Hive thermostat. Not only does it let you manage your heating and hot water from your phone, but you can also set daily heating and hot water schedules.View Deal

Ring Stick Up Cam | Was £179 now £119 at Amazon
Available in white or black, the Ring Stick Up Cam can be used indoor or out, and it works by battery so it doesn't need to be wired in. The device works with the Ring smartphone app to give you 24/7 access to live footage no matter where you are in the world.View Deal

Ring Video Doorbell 2 | Was £179 now £139 at Currys PC World
This smart doorbell is among the best you can buy. It connects to your smartphone for live updates, it comes with a range of face plates to help it blend in with the exterior of your home and it's wireless for easy set up. Apart from Black Friday, this is the cheapest price we've ever seen it.View Deal

Yale Conexis L1 Smart Door Lock | Was £269.99 now £169.99 at Amazon
Always find yourself loosing your house keys? There's no other solution than to go key-less. This Yale smart door lock is simple to fit, and it lets you enter your home with the smartphone app, a key card, key tag, or a phone tag.View Deal

Motorola MBP855 Connect Portable Video Baby Monitor | Was £222 now £179.99 at Currys PC World
Baby due yet still on the hunt to find a monitor? This one is portable, rechargeable and it features a 5 inch screen. The Hubble App connects this device to your smartphone for live updates on movement and noise; this way you'll always be connected to your baby home or away.View Deal

Nest Learning Thermostat @ Amazon | Was £219.99 now £179.99
There's nothing more frustrating than getting into bed to realise you've left the heating on, then having to get out of bed to turn it off. With the Nest Learning thermostat, you can control your heating from anywhere, whether it be from the office, a different city or your sofa. It also helps you save money on your bills, and it works with Amazon Alexa and Google Home voice control.View Deal

Ring Video Doorbell Pro @ Amazon| Was £229 now £179
So much more than just a doorbell, this handy bit of kit can show you who is at the door so you can decide whether to answer. Or, if you aren't home, you will get an alert to the app on your smartphone. Two way audio allows you to talk to them and night vision gives you peace of mind when the door goes after dark. View Deal

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Click for deals on smart speakers, doorbells, thermostats and whatever else you may need, head to AO. View Deal

The best cheap smart home deals right now

If you didn't find the smart home deal you was after above, don't worry, we've got tons more cheap smart home deals below. We've listed all our best rated smart home products below – from cat flaps to TVs and light bulbs – along with their prices so you can compare. We're kicking things off with the best Amazon smart home deals, from the Echo Dot to the Echo Show 2nd Generation, then onto Google smart home deals spanning the Google Home Mini to the Google Home Hub, and then onto specific products.

Use the links on the right to quickly jump to what you're after.

Cheap Amazon smart home deals

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Cheap smart doorbell deals

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So, whether you're searching for smart tech for your bedroom, clever kitchen tech, smart home buys to kit out your living room or home tech for every room, start with our recommendations.