Click Frenzy pledges to "stop the nation" when it releases its massive list of deals tonight. I can't say I'm entirely convinced, but there are bargains to be had in the tech arena. Here are the ones we've spotted so far.
We're posting this in lieu of Lunchtime Deal today. Think of it as a bumper deal post.
Click Frenzy will officially kick off at 7pm AEDT tonight when the full list of sales goes online. It's being kept pretty close to the chest what's going to be on offer, but some brands have already leaked what they'll be flogging.
Never one to miss a bargain, Kogan Online is discounting a few items to celebrate today's Click Frenzy sales, with even more available with free shipping.
• $50 off 22-inch LED TV ($139 down from $189) • $300 off 46-inch Borderless LED TV ($499 down from $799) • $7 off Orgasmic Head Massager ($8 down from $15...oh dear) • $80 off Kogan 2000-watt Steam Iron ($149 down from $229) • $10 off 1000-watt Stand Mixer ($139 down from $149)
Telstra is also offering a few sweet deals.
• 50% off any album in the BigPond Music download catalogue • 50% off selected bed linen for BigPond Shopping customers
Here's one worth paying attention to.
• 20% off everything, including movies and games
Lenovo's got a few really great deals, including the one on the Lenovo X1 Carbon and the ThinkPad Tablet.
• ThinkPad Tablet 64GB — $399 • ThinkPad X1 Carbon — $1,199 (Core i5-3317U, 14" 1600x900, 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD) • ThinkPad Edge E530 laptop — $549 (Core i5-3210M, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD) • ThinkPad X230 laptop — $1,099 (Core i7-3520M, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD) • ThinkCentre M92z All-in-one — $999 (Core i5-3470S, 23" non-touch, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD) • ThinkPad Edge S430 laptop — $798 (Core i5-3210M, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD) • ThinkPad T430 laptop — $1,398 (Core i7-3520M, 14" 1600x900, NVIDIA NVS 5400M, 6GB RAM, 128GB SSD) • ThinkCentre M72z desktop — $399 (Pentium G630T, 2GB RAM, 320GB HDD)
There aren't a huge amount of bargains to be had from Dick Smith, but there are a lot of products listed on its website here. These are a few we picked out:
• $10 off Garmin eTrex 10 ($119 down from $129) • 20% off Xbox 360 Essentials Pack • $50 off NAVMAN MY350LMT In Car GPS ($229 down from $279) • $20 off Dick Smith Turntable and Radio ($49.95 down from $79.95)
Plenty of sweet tech here. This is what we like.
• $100 off Skyworth 42-inch LED TV ($499 down from $599) • $100 off LaCie Porsche Design 1TB USB 3.0 HDD ($99 down from $199) • Up to 40% off Logitech • Up to 50% off SanDisk • Up to 25% off Acer • Up to 45% off Sennheiser • Up to 35% off Netgear • Up to 35% off D-Link • Up to 55% off Speck • Up to 20% off Nikon
Plenty more, all here.
Big Brown Box
Big Brown Box is an online gadget retailer with more gadgets on special than I care to list. From $600 off a 55-inch Bravia TV, through to $310 off Samsung 3D Blu-ray home theatre systems. Find all the deals here.
I'm a big fan of my local Ted's. Here are the Click Frenzy offers it has on special:
• $100 off all Digital SLR (when you spend $900 or more) &bull $50 off all compact cameras (when you spend $200 or more)
Claim them here.
This one's more of a bonus than a deal:
• Get two free movie tickets when you buy a copy of Microsoft Office
JB isn't technically part of Click Frenzy, but it still has some pretty sweet Factory Scoop deals for you to take advantage of between now and tomorrow.
The Good Guys
Although not officially part of Click Frenzy, The Good Guys are offering up to $250 cash-back on selected purchases made online in the next two days. You can find all the details here.
There are a bunch of other tech retailers also participating in Click Frenzy, including:
• Toys R Us • Bing Lee • Dell • Universal Music • BookTopia • Expedia • Appliances Online • Camera House • The Co-Op Bookshop • MWave • Quickflix
Stay tuned for offers from the above as we get closer to the sale time. Don't forget to check out Lifehacker's guide on how not to get screwed on Click Frenzy.
Seen a deal we missed? Leave it in the comments!
Disclosure: Luke Hopewell's wife is currently employed by the Co-Op Bookshop
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