Top tech deals this weekend

Many local retail outlets have reduced their prices on televisions, computer equipment and other gadgets

By - March 15, 2013

Makro, Incredible Connection, Hi-Fi Corp and Dion Wired are offering great deals on gadgets this weekend, which include price reductions on televisions, computer hardware and sound systems.

South Africa’s largest technology retailers are fighting for market share in a tough economic environment, and regular promotions serve to attract consumers to their outlets.

This week, consumers can save money on purchasing computer hardware, televisions and DStv equipment. Here are some of the tech promotions which are stand out:

HP Desktop PC from HiFi Corp for R2,999

Desktop PCs have taken a backseat in the era of mobile computing devices, but for people looking for an affordable workhorse, the HP Desktop PC for under R3,000 from HiFi Corp is a good option.

The computer sports an Intel Celeron G530 processor, a 500GB hard drive, and Windows 7 Home Basic.

This promotion is valid until 17 March 2013.

HP Desktop PC special from HiFi Corp

HP Desktop PC special from HiFi Corp

Nikon Coolpix S9100 camera from Incredible Connection for R1,999

If you are a budding photographer and are looking for a good starter camera, Incredible Connection has shaved R1,000 off a Nikon Coolpix S9100 camera, now priced at R1,999.

The 12MP camera features full HD movie recording, 18x zoom and a 3’-inch LCD screen.

The promotion is valid until 17 March 2013.

Nikon Coolpix S9100

Nikon Coolpix S9100

Sony 55’’ Full HD LEC TV from Dion Wired for R16,900

Bigger is better when it comes to televisions, and Dion Wired’s deal on a Sony 55’’ 3D Full HD television at R16,900 is worth a look.

The Sony KDL-55HX750 features dynamic edge full HD LED with Bravia Internet video technology, a USB media player and 4 HDMI ports.

The promotion is valid until 26 March 2013.

Sony 55'' 3D LED TV

Sony 55” 3D LED TV

DStv Walka Handheld mobile device from Dion Wired at R390

A 55’’ TV is not suited to be carried around, but DStv’s Walka handheld mobile device is perfect to use to watch TV on the go.

The DStv Walka handheld mobile device sports a 3.5’’ screen and offers 15 DStv channels.

The promotion is valid until 26 March 2013.

DStv Walka

DStv Walka

Samsung Micro Hi-Fi with Dual Docking from Makro for R2,499

Makro has slashed the price of the Samsung 2.0 Channel Micro Hi-Fi with Dual Docking from the usual R3,999 to R2,499.

The promotion is valid until 26 March 2013.

Samsung micro Hi-Fi

Samsung micro Hi-Fi

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