Some of the largest retailers in South Africa have slashed the price of technology goods and services this week.
Consumers can enjoy significant price cuts on laptops, TVs, and gaming consoles from retailers such as Incredible Connection, Makro, and Esquire.
Some of the best gadget and tech deals available this weekend are listed below.
DSTV Explora HD PVR decoder (Big Boy Toys) – R2,299
The new DSTV Explora HD PVR decoder is undergoing a promotion this weekend, being priced at R2,299.
UEC 2U HD PVR and Walka Combo (Big Boy Toys) – R1,299.00
The bundle which includes a UEC PVR and smartcard, along with a 3.5-inch Walka portable TV is on sale for R1,299 from Big Boy Toys.
Sony 20 MP camera (Kalahari) – R4,299
Kalahari’s Deal of the Week includes the Sony DSC-HX300 camera, which features 20 megapixel resolution, 50x optical zoom an 1080p HD video recording.
Nixon Trooper headphones (Takealot) – R189
Takealot has cut the price on its Nixon headphones, with the Trooper Yellow headphones getting slashed from R599 to R189.
Xbox 360 bundle special (Makro) – R2,299
Makro has an Xbox 360 bundle on special this weekend. The bundle includes a 4GB console, one controller, a play-and-charge kit and Tomb Raider for R2,299.
PS3 and Vita bundle (Makro) – R4999
Makro’s other offer includes a PS3 console and PS Vita bundle. The bundle features a 500GB PS3 super-slim console and Dual-Shock 3, a PS Vita WiFi handheld console, a 4GB memory card and Playstation All-Stars Battle Royale, which works with cross-play on both systems.
Samsung 55-inch 3D Full HD LED TV (Makro) – R12,999
Makro has the dropped the price of the Samsung 55-inch 3D Full HD LED TV (UA55EH6030) to R12,999 this weekend.
Nexus 7″ WiFi from Incredible Connection – R 1,999
Incredible Connection slashed the price of the Nexus 7 tablet from the usual R2,999 to R1,999. The Nexus 7 features an nVidia Tegra 3 Quad Core Processor 1.2GHz, 1280 x 800 Resolution, Up To 9.5 Hours of Battery Life, Bluetooth Connectivity, 1GB RAM and 32GB Memory.
The promotion runs until 1 September 2013.
Asus TF600 Tablet and Keyboard Dock (Incredible Connection) – R6999.95
Incredible Connection has cut R2,000 off the Asus TF600 Tablet and Keyboard Dock, now pricing it at R6,999.95.
Asus S400 Ultrabook (Incredible Connection) – R7,999
Asus S400 Ultrabook from Incredible Connection has been discounted to R7,999 this weekend.
Esquire has a number of Spring Day specials happening on Saturday, although they’re part of a Happy Hour sale and are only valid from 11am to 12pm.