Are you prepping to head back to Uni? Answer: Probs not, but you should be. See, there’s plenty of techie deals on in the lead-up to school and Uni getting back into the grind, and that means you can save big on laptops, smartphones and computing accessories.
One site going boonta on the Back To School/Uni savings business is Amazon. They’re having a massive sale, but it’s a lot to unpack if you squiz their site, so to save you sifting through thousands of things, we’ve handpicked the best deals.
FYI, it’s a good idea to sign up to Amazon Prime if you haven’t already – bc this scores you free expedited delivery with no minimum purchase.
Laptops and Tablets
Acer Aspire E 15: $593.63 (save $700)
This 15.6-inch Full HD laptop is normally around $1299, but it’s currently just $593.63 at Amazon.
Asus Chromebook Flip (C302CA-GU001): $690.16 (save $122)
This guy can be flipped into a tablet, laptop or a standing display via a 360-degree hinge! It’s also got a battery life of up to 10.5 hours, and it’s gone from $811.95 to just $690.16.
HP 15-db0026AU: $678.99 (save $120)
This confusingly-titled guy has a 15.6-inch HD display and 1TB storage. It’s currently on sale for $678.99 – down from $799.
Acer Chromebook 11: $297.31 (save $150)
It’s not one of the big boys, but it’ll do the job – and LOOK AT THAT PRICE BABEY! Normally well over $400, it’s now down to just $297.31.
Smartphones and Mobile Accessories
Huawei P20 Pro: $759.84 (save $240)
This guy is a 6.1-inch Android with a beaut OLED display and a photog-friendly Leica Triple Camera. Normally $999, it’s currently selling for $759.84 at Amazon.
Unihertz Jelly Pro: $179.99 (save $200)
The bizarrely named Unihertz Jelly Pro is being billed as the world’s smallest 4G smartphone – and look, it’s small. But you get all the stuff you’d expect from an Android smartphone, including a built-in GPS and pedometer, Bluetooth, media playback and a Dual SIM card slot. It also doubles as an MP3 player. We’ve it around for as much as $380. Amazon has it for $179.99.
Leegoal Bluetooth Smart Watch: $13.99
This insanely cheap smartwatch is compatible with both iOS and Android phones, and comes with a HD touch screen, camera, pedometer, sport tracker and even has its own SIM card slot. You can also make phone calls directly from the watch. BARGAIN RIGHT? Click here to buy.
Echo Dot (3rd Gen): $59.00 (save $20)
This miniature smart speaker uses the same far-field voice control as the regular Echo. You can use it to stream music, ask questions, check the weather, set alarms and timers, manage shopping lists, consult your calendar, check the traffic and make hands-free phone calls on your mobile – and it’s down to $59 .
Western Digital My Passport Portable Hard Drive (2TB): $89.25 (save $15.75)
Score a biiiig hard drive that also looks schmick – Amazon has it for $89.25, down from over $100.
Bose Noise-Masking Sleepbuds: $290.40 (save $89.55)
Sleep evade you once you’re back into the study grind? These noise-masking sleepbuds deliver soothing sounds via a phone app that have been optimally tuned to drown out unwanted noise. You can currently snap them up from Amazon for $290.40 – a saving of close to $90.
B&O Play Beoplay H9i: $596 (save $200)
These premium cans come with hybrid ANC which reduces both high- and low-frequency background noises. There’s also two dedicated microphones for enhanced voice call clarity and a new bass port for deeper sound. Normally selling for $799, you can get them from Amazon for $596.Image: Legally Blonde