Gitex Shopper 2018: The best bargain deals on offer

Looking for a new television or Samsung phone? At Gitex Shopper, there's plenty of good deals to be found

Visitors seek out bargains. Reem Mohammed / The National
Visitors seek out bargains. Reem Mohammed / The National

Gitex Shopper is upon us. The mega-popular event brings bargain hunters to Dubai World Trade Centre, with great deals on offer. For those on the hunt for crazy bargains on the latest electronics and gadgets, here’s a round-up of some of the best deals available. And for those who might need a break, here's our list of other things to do at the event other than shop.

Buy a phone, get a TV

Media gather around as Samsung unveils the Galaxy Note 9 during an Unpacked event at the Barclays Center in the New York City borough of Brooklyn August 9, 2018 (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP)
The Samsung Galaxy Note 9. AFP

Jacky’s Brandshop has an exclusive offer for Gitex. For those who are Samsung fans, if you buy a Galaxy Note9 128GB, you can get a 32-inch HD TV or get a Note9 with 512GB and get a 40-inch television instead. Offers are available online.

Jumbo also have a similar offer. Buy a Samsung Note9 128GB and get a 32-inch LED TV for Dh3,899. The offer is available at the Jumbo stand. They also have a bundle offer which includes a Huawei P20 Pro branded Bluetooth earpiece, power bank, selfie stick and a branded backpack at Dh2,399.

Buy a TV, get a 2018 BMW

Who wouldn’t want to save Dh55,000? Sharaf DG has just the offer for those looking for a lavish addition to the household. For Dh89,999 if you buy a 65-inch, 4K UDH Curved Smart LED television, you can also save on a 2018 BMW 318i (originally worth Dh140,000). Even better, there’s even the option of upgrading to a higher car model with this deal.

Upgrade your appliances

Sharaf DG currently has a discount where if you exchange your old appliance, you can get Dh200 discount in return. Those looking for a new washer, can pick up a 7kg Siemens front load washer with 1000 RPM for just Dh999 or Dh1199 without the offer exchange. NutriBullet lovers can also take advantage of a special offer that sees a 1200 watts blender marked from Dh699 to Dh478.

Laptops galore

Sharaf DG has some deals for those looking for an upgraded computer. The Surface Pro is going for Dh4,999 down from its normal price of Dh5,984 while the Inspiron 13 Convertible Touch Laptop is also on hand for Dh4,599 from Dh5,564. Apple lovers are in luck as well. Jumbo has bundle deals on the newest MacBook Pros. Buy a MacBook 13-inch from Dh5,459 and get a free Targus Trolley bag along with a 1TB external hard drive. Or purchase a MacBook Pro 13-inch (Dh7,499) or 15-inch (Dh9,999) and get a free Marshall Major II Bluetooth Headset with a 1TB external hard drive.

Bigger and better televisions

Sharaf DG also has televisions on offer including a Sony 85-inch 4K UHD HDR Android LED TV (with its original price of Dh16,999) marked down to Dh9,999 and a Samsung 75-inch 4K UHD Smart LED TV (Dh16,999) for just Dh6,999. If you're an ADCB customer, you can get another 10 per cent off on top of those discounts. Or for those with a more modest taste, there's also a 55-inch Samsung 4K UHD Smart Led TV for Dh2,899 or a Hisense 55-inch full HD Smart LED for just Dh1,299. Jumbo also has an offer on a Sony 55-inch X85F 4K TV for Dh3,799 with a Dh100 gift voucher. Happy hunting.

Get double back for a trade-in

epa06305244 The new iPhone X is displayed at an Apple store during its launch at Dubai Mall in Dubai, UAE, 03 November 2017. Apple's new iPhone X goes on sale in more than 55 countries and territories on 03 November. EPA/MAHMOUD KHALED
An iPhone X in mint condition can fetch a buy back value of Dh5000. EPA

While you’re not actually buying something, you’re still getting a pretty good deal. Normally trade-in values tend to be on the lower side but EMax promises to give double back for an exchange. So, for those looking to get rid of an old iPhoneX, the highest return rate given back is Dh5,000 which could be used to purchase a new, shiny model.

Also as part of Gitex week...

Lulu Hypermarket has some superb deals on hand.

Those looking for a new laptop can check our their deals which include an Asus Ultrabook which has been discounted by Dh800 from Dh4,699 to Dh3,899.

Or there's the the Lenovo Notebook Ideapad 330 which sees a drop in price from Dh2,349 to Dh1,949.

The Dell Ultrabook 5370 also has an impressive deal, with its original price of Dh3,045 now being listed for Dh2,445.

If you're looking for an upgrade in the kitchen? Lulu Hypermarket is offering a Hitachi Side by Side Refrigerator marked down from Dh4,598 to just Dh2,999 — an impressive discount of Dh1,599. It has a touchscreen controller as well as ample storage space, with a capacity for 700 litres.

Finally, those who need a new television are also in luck. Lulu has an offer on a Sony 85-inch Android Smart TV LED marked from Dh17,999 to Dh11,999 – a saving of Dh6,000.

Or for those who don't have as much room, there’s also a Sony Smart 55-inch LED TV for Dh2,299 or a Samsung 49-inch, 4K, Smart LED TV for Dh1,799. These offers are only available at Lulu's in Dubai.


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Updated: October 3, 2018 11:08 AM


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