Deals you simply cannot miss at GITEX Shopper 2018
GITEX Shopper 2018 has witnessed a consumer electronics sales splurge during its opening two days as UAE residents and visitors flock to unload a treasure chest of unbeatable, unbelievable offers, discounts, bargain bundles and prizes at the region’s largest consumer electronics shopping spectacular.
The newly-consolidated annual show, running at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) through 11pm on Saturday 6 October, underlined its retail powerhouse standing as crowds descended on Za’abeel Halls 4-6 to grab the latest smartphones, smart TVs, laptops, home electronics, gaming consoles, wearable technology and cameras – to name a few – at prices unavailable anywhere else.
With exclusive limited offers and bumper flash sales on 35,000 products, the UAE public are making a beeline for the show after work, leaving leading retailers to report hot sales across major international and new-to-the-region technology brands.
Here are some of the best deals to look out for:
-With devices galore at GITEX Shopper 2018, HUAWEI, as Official Technology Partner, ups the game by launching, for the first time in the UAE, its powerful yet lightweight MateBook X Pro and ergonomic MediaPad M5 Series, that promises Huawei’s breakthrough technological advancements. Huawei Matebook X Pro, the world’s first ultra slim, ultralight FullView display laptop, is available at a show special price of AED 6,999. The Huawei nova 3i 4G LTE mobile phone with four cameras, Dual SIM, 128 Gb memory and 4GB RAM – originally priced at AED 1,299 – is priced at AED 1,099 for GITEX Shopper 2018. Or grab a Huawei nova 3 for AED 1,599 and receive a free bag and selfie stick. The Huawei P20 Pro is also on offer with AED600 discount and free ear buds, for just AED 2,399.
-SharafDG is offering an incredible deal where GITEX Shopper visitors can get a 2018 BMW 318i and a 65” 4K Ultra HD TV for AED89,999 – probably the biggest bargain at the event – with a saving of AED55,000. SharafDG is also offering up to AED1,350 in deals and offers with every purchase. Visitors get up to 10 per cent of their purchase price back if they use an ADCB credit card.
-Trade in old tech with EMAX and get double the suggested market value. Make a purchase with EMAX at the event and receive an AED500-2,000 Tajawal travel voucher, a free ‘Entertainer’ discount app on every purchase and up to 10 per cent back on purchases made with an Emirates NBD credit or debit card. GITEX Shopper visitors who spend more than AED 5,000 can spin the wheel on the EMAX stand for a chance to win an iPhone XS Max.
-Bag an HONOR 8X Full View phone and get a state-of-the-art Honor Smart Scale, as well as the cost of event entry back, while stocks last. Spend AED999 on the brand-new Android, 6.5” Full View phone, with 128Gb memory and a 20MP AI dual camera, and receive the Smart Scales – which sync up with phones to provide up to 10 users with all their vital health statistics – worth AED199, for nothing. The free Smart Scale will be constantly updated with other Honor products offering great deals throughout the weekend.
-Avid gamers should head to MSI, the Taiwanese company that has been pioneering true gaming rigs since 1986, where all the prices on the company’s range of hi-end ‘thin bezel’ gaming laptops are heavily discounted. Check out the company’s numerous models with massive memory and off-the-scale processing power bundled with a host of free gifts. Visitors to the stand can also register to get a chance to win a Gaming NB.
-JUMBO has brought some exclusive bundle deals – which change throughout the day – to GITEX Shopper, including the Samsung Note 9 128GB + 32-inch LED TV for AED 3,899; and a Huawei P20 Pro, branded Bluetooth earpiece, powerbank, selfie stick and a branded backpack at AED 2,399. There’s also a Sony 55-inch X85F 4K TV with a slim design for only AED3,799 with a Dhs100 gift voucher.
-HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, revealed unique offers on the Nokia smartphone range: Nokia 2.1 – now priced at AED 359 instead of AED 399; Nokia 3.1 – get it for AED 469 instead of AED 519; Get the Nokia 6.1 (3/32) for AED 899 and convert your purchase into 2000 Carrefour MyClub points.
Visitors can enjoy discounts of up to 30%, including gift vouchers of up to AED 600 from all HMD retailers. Nokia 8 now priced at AED 1199 instead of AED 1699 upon getting AED 500 gift voucher. Nokia 8 Sirocco is now priced at AED 1799 only instead of AED 2399, upon getting AED 600 gift voucher.
GITEX Shopper 2018 is open daily from 11am – 11pm. Tickets are priced at AED 20, a reduction on last year. Students enter for AED 10. Entry is free for children under five. Creating more convenience for visitors, GITEX Shopper 2018 is offering six hours of free parking at DWTC to those who spend more than AED300 at the show. Tickets can be purchased through https://www.gitexshopperdubai.com/ or onsite.