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I've got nothing but good news for anyone hunting air fryers on the cheap: Black Friday deals are so on and we've already seen all-time low prices on air fryers of all sizes. That includes the solo models as well as countertop convection ovens with air fryer function. If you want a deal on an air fryer, this is the time of year to pounce. 

If you've been scanning the web for the best air fryer deals, you can stop.

We've done the scanning and have compiled the best early Black Friday air fryer deals all in one place. There are large air fryer models on sale, smaller ovens and even air frying Instant Pots at major price drops.  Read on for the best early Black Friday deals on air fryers so far.

Find our picks below and check back as we update this story regularly.  But first a little air fryer 101. Read moreAir fryers explained: Everything you need to know before you buy

What does an air fryer do?

Air fryer ovens make crispy snacks that taste like they've been fried, but the not-so-dirty secret is that there's no frying involved.

Instead, air fryers lean on super-hot, fast-circulating air to replicate the effects of oil-frying but with none of the unwanted calories and fat. I love mine and use it nearly every day. For me, the only thing better than an air fryer is a cheap air fryer, and that's exactly what you'll find during this sprawling early Black Friday flash sale.

What are the different types of air fryers?

When choosing an air fryer you have one big decision to make: Certain models air fry only, and they're generally cheaper but you will be limited in what you can do.

Then there are larger hybrid countertop convection ovens with an air fry function. With this type, you can generally bake, broil, toast, reheat, defrost and warm in addition to air frying -- although sometimes the air fryer function is not quite as strong as the solo air fryer. Both versions are great and it really comes down to what you plan to cook, the counter space you can give up, and how much you want to spend.

How much should an air fryer cost?

Like anything else, this all depends on how fancy you want to get.

But the good news is you won't have to spend much if you don't want to, especially if you snap up one of these air fryer deals. Basic single-function air fryers from generic brands start at around £30 and I've found they work well, even if they lack some of the features that the more expensive ovens have.  There are also hybrid ovens that are more like countertop toaster ovens but with air fryer functions.

Those range from £150 to £300, but with these early Black Friday deals, you can nab one for less.