The countdown to Black Friday has begun, and you’re probably trying to think of all the things you have been planning on buying this year. If some of these items include tech gear, then this is the perfect opportunity to get the best discounts on electronics, gadgets and appliances, on top of everything else you can think of buying.
In this article, we will be listing the 5 electronic items that you may want to buy for Black Friday. We also include some retailers that are expected to have the best discounts for you to check out.
- Smart TVs
- Smart Watches
Mobile operators like Vodacom and Rain have launched their Black Friday sales and promotions. Vodacom has already started offering various smartphones, as well as SIM-only specials for 24 and 36 months contracts. There are specials for brands such as Apple, Samsung, Xiaomi, Hisense and Alcatel, and Vodacom also has specials on Xbox and Playstation consoles. In total, they have almost 3000 products on sale for Black Friday.
Some of the phones to keep in mind for Black Friday include Samsung’s 2022 Fold and Flip series and the Samsung Galaxy S21 series. MTN also plans to launch their Black Friday deals on 18 November 2022. Rain has a special that will be running all through November, where you can join the network for just R1.
Vodacom and Rain have joined several retailers who have just launched their early black Friday sales; other stores include Incredible Connection, Hirsch’s and Hi-Fi Corporation.
Vodacom has a wide range of Samsung and iPhone smartphones that are on sale for black Friday. Head to their website here and get your hands on the best phone deals today!
If you’re looking for a pair of noise-cancelling headphones or a cheaper pair of in-ear buds for running, Black Friday is the best time to invest in these products. There are stores like Hi-Fi Corporation that will have a range of headphones on sale, including brands like Sony, Apple, Skullcandy and Amplify.
Laptops will be bought and sold in large numbers on black Friday. You should note that it’s mainly middle and low-range, or refurbished laptops that will have better deals than newer, more expensive laptops. The most popular laptops to buy during black Friday are the Macbook, HP, Samsung, Lenovo and Chromebook models.
As laptops are a fairly high investment, you will want to do your research about the specifications and features of the laptop to be sure it’s the one you want before you buy. You will be able to buy laptops online or in-store. You can even buy online from stores like Incredible Connection who have already started their black Friday sales.
4. Smart TVs
If you’re looking for a good deal on Smart TVs, Black Friday is the best time to do so. Some Smart TVs to look out for include the LG C2, the Samsung QN90B Neo QLED, and the Sony Bravia XR X90J. All of these TVs are top-of-the-range units that produce the best colours and crystal clear details. It will be a worthy buy and a great investment for years to come.
5. Smart Watches
If you want to upgrade your smartwatch to a newer model, or if you’re looking into buying a smartwatch for the first time, you’ll want to look at the deals for Black Friday. Some of the best smartwatches include the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 and the 5 Pro. Keep in mind that the biggest discounts will be on smartwatches from a previous generation, so it’s best to use the time you have now to check out the smartwatch features of the one you may like.
Stores to look for smart watches with Black Friday specials are Samsung, Game, Makro and Incredible Connection. On the 25th of November, Game’s stores will open their doors at midnight and remain open until 20:00, showcasing major deals on electronics, appliances, homeware, DIY and outdoor products. Each of the stores listed above also provides delivery of items ordered online.
Sales of tech and electronics are higher in November, and retailers have already started reducing prices on various items for Black Friday. Remember to have your home cleaned professionally with SweepSouth, so you can enjoy a day filled with shopping and not have to worry about lifting a finger when you get back.