Hot tech deals this weekend

Consumers can save money on a wide range of tech deals this weekend from Makro, Dion Wired, HiFi Corp and other retailers

By - March 20, 2014
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South Africans are enjoying a long weekend thanks to Human Rights Day, and South Africa’s large retailers made sure they gave consumers a reason to visit their stores with lower prices on many tech products.

Dion Wired’s Blue Carpet Sale is offering discounts on a wide range of gadgets and household appliances.

Makro, HiFi Corp and Incredible Connection have also slashed the prices on some of their computing and tech products to win favour with shoppers.

Here are some of the prominent deals available over the long weekend.

WD My Passport Ultra 2.5″ 1TB Hard Drive from Incredible Connection – R1000

Incredible Connection reduced the price of the WD My Passport Ultra 2.5″ 1TB Hard Drive form the usual R1,399,90 to R999.90.

This price is available until 23 March 2014.

WD HDD

WD external drive

Asus Tablet 10.1’’ from HiFi Corp – R5,000

The Asus Tablet 10.1’’ is available from HiFi Corp at R4,999.90. The Windows 8 tablet sports an Intel Atom Bay Trail Z3740 Processor, 2GB RAM, a 32GB Solid State Drive, a backlit keyboard and comes pre-Loaded Microsoft Office Home & Student.

The deal is available until 23 March 2014.

Asus tablet

Asus tablet

Samsung 55″ 3D Smart Full HD LED TV from Makro – R14,999

Makro reduced the price of the Samsung 55″ (140cm) 3D Smart Full HD LED TV from R17,999 to R14,999. The TV features 4 x HDMI ports and 3 x USB ports.

The promotional price is available until 24 March 2014.

Samsung LED TV

Samsung LED TV

Seagate 1TB Portable 2.5″ Slim Hard Drive Bundle from Makro – R999

Makro is offering the Seagate 1TB Portable 2.5″ Slim Hard Drive Bundle for R999. The bundle includes a 1TB Seagate HDD, an 8GB Kingston flash drive and Norton Internet security.

The promotional price is available until 24 March 2014.

Seagate portable HDD

Seagate portable HDD

Samsung NX 1100 SLR Camera from CNA online – R4,000

CNA online reduced the price of the Samsung NX 1100 SLR Camera from R4,999,90 to R3,999.90.

This price is available until 23 March 2014.

Samsung Camera

Samsung Camera

LG 55-inch 4K UHD LED TV from Dion Wired – R35,000

Dion Wired reduced the price of the LG 55’’ 4K UHD LED TV (55LA9650) from R50,000 to R35,000. The TV sports a 4K resolution, an IPS panel and a TRU-Ultra HD engine.

This price is available until 25 March 2014.

LG UHD TV

LG UHD TV

Samsung 65-inch 4K UHD LED TV from Dion Wired – R60,000

Dion Wired cut the price of the Samsung 65-inch 4K UHD LED TV from R90,000 to R60,000. The TV features a 4K UHD resolution, a 1,000Hz clear motion rate, 4 x HDMI slots and a Quad Core FHD 3D Smart hub.

This price is available until 25 March 2014.

Samsung UHD TV

Samsung UHD TV

DStv Explora from Dion Wired – R2,000

Dion Wired is offering the DStv Explora HD decoder for R2,000. The decoder offers up to 220 hours of personal recording space, easy navigation and search function and a larger selection of content on DSTV catch up.

This price is available until 25 March 2014.

DStv Explora

DStv Explora

Nespresso Citiz & Milk from Dion Wired – R2,600

The Nespresso Citiz & Milk coffee machine is available from Dion Wired for R2,600. The coffee machine has an energy saving mode, automatic and programmable coffee quantity and manual cappuccino preparation.

This price is available until 25 March 2014.

Nespresso coffee machine

Nespresso coffee machine

Seagate 3TB external HDD from Dion Wired – R1,400

The Seagate 3TB external HDD is available from Dion Wired at R1,400 – a saving of R500 over the usual retail price.

This price is available until 25 March 2014.

Seagate 3TB drive

Seagate 3TB drive

Onkyo and Jamo 5.1 bundle from Dion Wired – R9,500

Dion Wired reduced the price of the Onkyo and Jamo 5.1 sound system from R15,000 to R9,500.

This price is available until 25 March 2014.

Onkyo Jamo sound system

Onkyo Jamo sound system

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