South African consumers can save money on a wide range of technology products this weekend if they are willing to shop around.
Incredible Connection’s Big Birthday Savings offer reduced prices on a wide range of products, including laptops, tablets, TVs and other gadgets.
Other large retailers, including Makro, Game, and HiFi Corp are also running specials on computing and other tech products.
Not to be outdone, online retailers such as Kalahari and Raru continue to offer discounts on some technology goods.
Here are some of the special offers available on tech products this weekend.
Acer Iconia 8-inch tablet from Makro – R2,499
Makro reduced the price of the 8’’ Acer Iconia tablet from R3,299 to R2,499. The tablet features an 8’’ IPC screen, a quad core processor, 1GB RAM, 16GB storage and 3G connectivity.
The promotional price is available until 23 June 2014.
Hisense 50-inch 3D Smart Full HD LED TV from Makro – R8,799
The Hisense 50″ 3D Smart Full HD LED TV is available from Makro at R8,799. The TV features 4 x HDMI slots and 3 x USB ports.
The special price is available until 23 June 2014.
Western Digital 1TB HDD from Incredible Connection – R1,000
Incredible Connection reduced the price of the Western Digital 1TB My Passport Ultra USB 3.0 external drive to R999.90.
The promotional price is available until 22 June 2014.
Asus 10-inch tablet from HiFi Corp – R4,000
The Asus 10’’ tablet is available from HiFi Corp for R3,999.90. The tablet features an Intel Atom processor, 2GB RAM, 32GB storage and runs Windows 8.
The special price is available until 22 June 2014.
Sony PS4 from Raru – R6,289
Raru cut the price of the Sony 500GB PS4 gaming console from R6,799 to R6,289.
The promotional price is available while stocks last.
Coby 7-inch Wi-Fi Tablet from Kalahari – R899
Kalahari reduced the price of the Coby MID 7065 7” Wi-Fi Tablet from R1,069 to R899. The tablet runs Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and features a dual-core 1.2 GHz processor, 1GB RAM and 8GB storage.
The special price is available while stocks last.
DStv Explora from Game – R1,999
The DStv Explora PVR is available from Game at R1,999.
This price is available until 24 June 2014.
Openview HD Decoder package from Takealot – R1,539
Takealot reduced the price of the Openview HD Decoder package, which includes a dish and installation, from R1,779 to R1,539. This price includes free installation.
The promotion is available while stocks last.
Apple iStore annual sale
The local Apple iStore kicked off its annual sale on Thursday 29 May, with discounts on iPads, iPhones, iMacs and other Apple products.
The sale end on 29 June 2014.