Many South African retailers have jumped on the Black Friday bandwagon, and are offering local consumers discounts on a wide range of technology products.
Black Friday originated in the United States, where major retailers offer promotional prices on the Friday following Thanksgiving Day to kick off the holiday shopping season.
South African retailers have now joined this tradition, with Dion Wired, Incredible Connection, Canon and Esquire all listing some great deals.
Dion Wired promised consumers that its Black Friday deals will be worth waiting for, and offers free nationwide delivery on all these products.
- Apple iPad mini – R3,000
- Nikon DSLR D3200 camera bundle – R5,500
- Samsung 3D 50’’ Full HD LED TV – R9,900
- Sony 5.1 channel home theatre system – R5,500
- Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7’’ 8GB Wi-Fi only – R2,000
- XBox 360 4GB with speedwheel and Forza Horizon – R1,800
- Nokia Lumia 520 – R1,000
- Bose mobile in-ear headphones – R500
Incredible Connection has a range of Black Friday deals, including the deals below:
- Kindle e-reader with 3G and Wi-Fi – R1,500
- Samsung ATIV Book 5 – R8,000
- 3TB WD 3.5’’ Black Elements external drive – R1,000
- Lenovo Yoga Touch ultrabook bundle – R10,000
HiFi Corp joined in the Black Friday buzz with the following deals:
- 32GB Nexus 7 tablet – R2,000
- Playstation 3 320GB with GT5 and God of War 3 – R3,000
- Sansui 5.1 home theatre system – R3,500
Nikon Black Friday Demo Clearance Sale
Nikon is running a special promotion on a range of cameras, lenses and camera accessories. Some of the promotional prices include:
- Nikon D3000 body only – R1999.95
- Nikon D5100 body only – R4,999.95
- Nikon D90 body only – R5,999.95
- Nikon Coolpix S3000, S3100, S4000 – R199
- Nikon Coolpix S4150 – R299
The full price Nikon Black Friday price list is available here: Nikon specials
Esquire Rainbow Weekend deals
Esquire put a different spin on Black Friday by launching their own “Rainbow Friday”. They have now changed it to “Rainbow Weekend” which means the specials will run for the whole weekend. Some of the deals include:
- OCZ Vertex 450 Series Sata III 128GB SSD – R1,099 (Ex VAT)
- OCZ Vertex 4 Series Sata III 512GB SSD – R3,999 (Ex VAT)
Takealot.com is offering 10 deals every two hours, starting at 09:00, with the last 10 deals published at 19:00.
If you know of any other great Black Friday deals, let us know in the discussion below.