We're only several weeks away from Christmas - which means discount season is well and truly upon us. And today is one of the larger days on the calendar, with retailers around the country taking part in the massive Click Frenzy sale this evening. So if you want a bargain on some tech or games, here's the best deals.
Update: I've updated the post with extra offers from various retailers, so skip through to see if there's something you've missed. There's a lot still on offer.
The sale finishes at 1900 AEDT tonight (1600 AWST, 1800 AQST, 1830 ACST). There'll be more discounts later this week as Amazon and Black Friday kick into gear, but until then, here's some solid offers.
The Microsoft Store will have up to 60% off on some items, including Xbox One bundles, Nokia Lumia phones, peripherals, Surface tables and laptops.
Surface Laptop i5/256 GB/8GB RAM + Sleeve Bundle: $1799.10
Surface Laptop i7/256 GB/8GB RAM + Sleeve Bundle: $2204.10
Surface Laptop i7/512 GB/16GB RAM + Sleeve Bundle: $2969.10
Surface Pro 5 Intel m3/128 GB/4GB RAM: $1079.10
Surface Pro 5 Intel i5/128 GB/4GB RAM: $1349.10
Surface Pro 5 Intel i5/256 GB/8GB RAM: $1799.10
Surface Pro 5 Intel i7/256 GB/8GB RAM: $2204.10
Surface Pro 5 Intel i7/512 GB/16GB RAM: $2969.10
Surface Laptop Essentials Bundle: $1748
Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 (i7-7Y75/512GB/8GB RAM): $1999
Xbox One S 500GB w/Assassin's Creed Origins, Halo 5: Guardians, Gears of War 4: $299
Xbox One S 500GB w/Shadow of War, Halo 5, Gears of War 4: $299
Xbox One S 500GB w/Forza Horizon 3, Hot Wheels DLC, Just Dance 2018, NBA 2K18: $299
Sony's sales have already begun, with deals on end-of-life TVs and cameras for the most part. Here's some of the more relevant offerings:
43" Bravia X7000E LED 4K Ultra HD (HDR) TV: $798
55" Bravia X7000E LED 4K Ultra HD (HDR) TV: $1299
55" A1 4K HDR OLED w/Acoustic Surface, Android TV: $4198
Sony a7 E-Mount Camera (body only): $1349
Sony a6300 E-Mount Camera: $1399
Ton of offerings, more tech than games though. But there's a good mix, from discounted monitors to smartphones to TVs. Note with the phones there are often multiple colour variations available.
Kogan 42" LED TV (Series 7 QF7000): $319
Kogan 55" 4K LED TV (Series 8 KU8000): $499
Samsung 960 Pro m.2 512GB SSD (MZ-V6P512BW): $349
Google Pixel (Silver): $699
LG 24" Full HD 1080p LED Monitor (24M38H-B): $149
Samsung 27" 16:9 1920X1080 Full HD VA Curved LED Monitor (LC27F390FHEXXY): $269
Samsung Galaxy S7 (32GB, Black): $629
Samsung Galaxy S8 (64GB, Midnight Black): $839
Apple iPhone 7 (Black): $819
http://LG 34" 21:9 2560x1080 Full HD UltraWide IPS LED Monitor (34UM69G): $499
http://Samsung 34" 21:9 3440X1440 WQHD VA FreeSync UltraWide Curved LED Monitor (LC34H890WJEXXY): $999
13" Macbook Air (128gb, i5): $1249
Sony MDRZX770 Bluetooth Headphones: $179
You can use the checkout code PREZZY to get a 20% discount at select retailers.
Also note that prices below are individual listings with the 20% discount applied. If you have multiple items in a cart, the 20% discount applies across the board, so the end price might be fractionally different.
Dell XPS 15 (i7-7700HQ, 256GB SSD, 8GB, GTX 1050): $1839
Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming (i5-7300HQ, 256GB NV.ME SSD, 8GB RAM, GTX 1060): $1599
Dell Inspiron 13 5000 (i7-8550U, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD): $1359 Alienware Area 51 (i7-6850K, 16GB RAM, 256GB/4TB HDDs, GTX 1060): $1839.20
Not a huge offering, but OzGameShop are doing a 10% discount off everything with the WHYWAIT checkout code. Note that you're importing these from the UK, so you'll have to wait a while, but it's a good option if you want to save some money ahead of Christmas and don't mind waiting.
Resident Evil 7 Biohazard (PS4/PSVR): $26.99
Destiny 2 (XBO): $51.29
Destiny 2 (PS4): $44.99
Gears of War 4 (XBO): $23.39
Super Mario Odyssey (Switch): $62.99
Dragonball Xenoverse 2 (Switch): $62.99
DOOM (Switch): $61.19
Skyrim (Switch): $60.29
Switch Pro Controller: $85.49
Uncharted The Lost Legacy (PS4): $39.59
Less games focused and more about buying stuff to play games on really, Mwave's offerings range from graphics cards, pre-built desktop PCs, mechanical keyboards, hard drives, and more.
HTC Vive (free shipping): $999
Acer Predator X34 Curved 34" G-Sync IPS Monitor: $1299
Inno3D GeForce GTX 1070 X4 8GB: $599
Inno3D GeForce GTX 1050 Ti X2 4GB Video Card: $195
Samsung T5 250GB External Portable SSD: $179
Razer Kraken Pro V2 Gaming Headset: $65
Coolermaster MasterSet MS121 Mechanical Keyboard w/Gaming Mouse: $79
Coolermaster QuickFire XTi Mechanical Keyboard (Cherry MX Brown): $99
Samsung 850 EVO 250GB SSD w/free shipping: $123
Coolermaster Masterkey Pro S RGB Mechanical Keyboard (Cherry MX Silver, tenkeyless): $109
PLE aren't officially attached to the Click Frenzy sales, but they've got a bunch of offers running right now which are handy regardless.
Galax GeForce GTX 1080 Ti: $999
Samsung C34F791 34" Curved Ultrawide 100Hz FreeSync Quantum Dot Monitor: $1299
Thurstmaster Flight FCS Bundle (T.16000M FCS Joystick, TWCS Throttle, Flight Rudder Pedals): $319
Samsung 850 EVO Series 1TB SSD: $390
Linksys WRT32X 802.11ac Wireless AC3200 Gigabit Gaming Router: $389
Lenovo's got a range of deals on their ThinkPad laptops right now as well. You'll have to use the CYBER checkout code. Some real solid offerings here, too.
ThinkPad X1 Carbon (i5-7200U/14" 1080p/256GB/8GB RAM): $1679
ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 2 (i5-7200U/14" 1080p/128GB M.2 SSD/8GB RAM): $1849
ThinkPad E570p (i7-7700HQ/15.6" 1080p/256GB SSD/GTX 1050 Ti/8GB RAM): $1199
ThinkPad T470s (i5-7200U/14" 1080p/256GB SSD/8GB RAM): $1449
The Big Blue is taking part in Click Frenzy, of course. To get any of the deals, you'll need to use the CF2017 code at checkout. It's very limited in the tech/games space, mind you.
More laptops, peripherals, speakers, you get the idea.
HP Omen 15" (i7-7700HQ/15.6" 1080p/256GB SSD + 1GB SATA/16GB RAM/GTX 1050 Ti): $1599
ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14" (i7-7500U/14" 1080p/512GB M.2 SSD/16GB RAM): $1899
Razer Kraken Pro V2 Gaming Headset: $69
HP Spectre x2 12" (Intel M5-6Y54/8GB RAM/256 M.2 SSD): $999 TP-Link Archer D9 AC1900 Wireless Gigabit Modem/Router: $99
As with Center Com and MWAVE, it's a laptop/router/GPU/peripheral deal.
Netgear Nighthawk R7000 Wireless-AC1900: $199
Logitech G302: $29
ASUS ROG GL502VS (i7-7700HQ/15.6" 1080p/GTX 1070/16GB RAM/256GB M.2 SSD + 1TB SATA): $2495
23.5" Samsung G70 24FG70 Curved 144Hz LED Gaming Monitor: $299
We'll keep updating this post throughout the day too, as more retailers' offerings come online. See any deals we missed? Let us know below!