The best Australian Boxing Day sales and deals 2016

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Christmas has come and gone, and that means the biggest shopping period of the year is here — the Boxing Day sales have launched online!

On this page we're listing all the best Boxing Day (and Week) deals on all the best products at all the most reliable retailers, so that you can easily find your way to the best prices for all the best tech and gear.

So if you want to pick up a bargain stick with us!

Below is a list of all known retailers participating in the Boxing Week sales in Australia, followed by the best deals for each major tech product category in case you're looking for something specific.

Boxing Day Sales: Store links

Just straight to the deals at Australia’s biggest retailers. Links will open in new windows:

  • Microsoft Boxing Day deals: The Microsoft Store’s serving up discounts and special offers across a wide variety of categories, with some deals ending as late as 3 January 2017.
  • Kogan Boxing Day sales: The already-cheap online store is offering further discounts on a large variety of tech products ranging from TVs, smartphones and much more, with no end date specified.
  • JB Hi-Fi End of Year Madness: JB's celebrating the season with an end-of-year sale that finishes on 1 January 2017. There’s heaps of discounts across a range of products, including TVs and home audio, computing products, cameras and much, much more.
  • Myer’s Biggest Stocktake Sale: This store-wide sale offers 15% off the original price of a great range of headphones, portable audio and home theatre systems. The sale is on for a limited time and subject to availability.
  • Lenovo Boxing Day sale: This year, Lenovo is hosting a Boxing Week Sale with offers of up to 50% off site wide, ending 30 December 2016, 9pm AEDST.
  • EB Games: There’s currently a number of bestselling games and accessories on sale at EB Games, with the store not specifying an end date for the sale.
  • The Gamesmen: You’ll find a huge variety of games, consoles and accessories (both old and new) on sale at this popular Australian retailer until 3 January 2017.
  • Dell Boxing Day sale: There’s some huge savings to be had on Dell’s laptops, desktops, 2-in-1s, gaming systems and monitors. Sale ends 29 December 2016.
  • The Good Guys: This is a great time to grab some hot offers from The Good Guys while stocks last, and not just on home appliances, but on laptops, cameras and smartphones as well.
  • Harvey Norman Half-Yearly Clearance: There’s plenty to chose from in the Harvey Norman sale, albeit for a limited time only, from MacBook Airs to HP’s range of laptops and desktops, from GoPros to Google Chromecasts.

Deal highlights

TV and home entertainment deals:

  • Samsung KU6000 70" 4K UHD HDR Smart LED LCD TV - This massive Ultra HD TV with a small price tag is 4K streaming compatible and is now on sale at JB Hi-Fi for $2,496 until 1 January 2017, which is $1,000 off the regular price.
  • Sony HTCT790 2.1-channel soundbar - With $400 off at JB Hi-Fi on this Wi-Fi and Bluetooth-enabled soundbar, setting up a home entertainment system is easy. It’s now available for $399, down from $799. This offer, too, is until 1 January 2017.
  • Samsung HW-K550 340W soundbar - Save over $200 with this powerful three-channel soundbar from Samsung at The Good Guys, now only $379, down from $596. Sale till stocks last.
  • Sony X7500D 65" 4K UHD HDR Android Smart LCD LED TV - If you're looking for big TV at a small price, this 65-incher from Sony is an absolute steal. This 4K HDR TV runs on Android and is on sale at The Good Guys for $1,788, a saving of over $700. (End date not specified.)

Gaming deals:

  • Sony PlayStation 4 Slim - Target seems to have to the best current price going for a PS4, with this 500GB Slim version selling for just $319 — around $30 less than the next-nearest we found and $120 off the RRP. The sale is on until Wednesday, 4 January 2017.
  • Xbox One S 1TB Limited Edition Battlefield package - Bundled with four games including Battlefield 1, plus a 4K UHD Blu-ray movie this is one of the best Xbox deals around — it’s on offer from EB Games for $419. (Sale end date not specified)
  • Xbox One S 500GB and 1TB bundles - The official Microsoft Store has a selection of four different Xbox One S bundles available (each with a different game) for $349 for the 500GB and $399 for the 1TB versions — a decent saving of $50 and $100 respectively. Buy a 1TB bundle and you’ll also nab a free copy of Forza Motorsport 6 valued at $79.95. This offer ends 3 January 2017.
  • HTC Vive Virtual Reality Headset Kit - Explore virtual reality worlds with this $100 saving on the HTC Vive from Mwave. It’s available for $1,299, but only until 27 December or while stocks last. So hurry or you’ll miss out.
  • Watch Dogs 2 (Xbox One/PS4) - Ubisoft’s brand new open-world action/hacking game is discounted down to $45, or less than half the RRP of $99.95. Sale ends 4 January 2017.
  • Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare (Xbox One/PS4) - If you haven’t picked up the latest CoD yet, Target is offering up the standard console version for just $45, around half price compared to the RRP of $89.95.
  • Titanfall 2 (Xbox One/PS4) - Another popular new release on sale at Target for a deep discount at just $45, or half the RRP.
  • Battlefield 1 (Xbox One/PS4) - It’s previously been available for lower, but you can pick up the WWI shooter for a reasonable $62 at Target until 4 January 2017.
  • Uncharted 4 (PS4) - The fourth installment in Naughty Dog’s gorgeous adventure-action series is also down to just $49 at Target.
  • Major release PS4 and Xbox One games - Alongside those highlighted titles above, Target has a ton of other big-name 2016 games heavily discounted for Sony and Microsoft’s consoles. Highlights include Dishonored 2 for $45, FIFA 17 for $52, No Man’s Sky for $39, Final Fantasy XV for $64, Steep for $55 and Deus Ex: Mankind Divided for $39. And they're all on sale until 4 January 2017.

Tablet and 2-in-1 deals:

  • Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 460 (Core i7) - Lenovo is offering 50% off on the higher-specced model of this 14-inch laptop-cum-tablet — this one runs an Intel Core i7 processor, with 8GB memory and 256GB SSD. This means you pay only $1,324. This offer ends 9pm AEDST on Friday, 30 December 2016.
  • Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (Core i7) - There’s a 36% saving to be had with this ultralight, versatile machine running an Intel Core i7 processor, 8GB RAM and 256GB hard drive. Lenovo is now offering this model for $1,999, down from $3,149. This deal also ends at 9pm AEDST on Friday, 30 December.
  • Microsoft Surface Pro 4 range - If you’ve been looking to pick up a Surface Pro, there’s 15% off almost the entire range of devices at Harvey Norman, with prices starting at just $888 for the Core m3 model. (End date unspecified.)
  • Microsoft Surface Pro 4 (Intel Core m3) - This 12.3-inch 2-in-1 is on sale at the Microsoft Store with a 15% saving, with a free Kate Spade or Jack Spade sleeve (up to $169 value) thrown in with purchase as well. This offer ends 3 January 2017.
  • Sleek 12-inch Lenovo 2-in-1 - The Yoga 900S is currently $1,000 (or 50%) off, taking this slim and light 12-inch convertible laptop down to a tempting $999. Offer ends 30 December.

Laptop, MacBook and PC deals:

  • Apple MacBook Air 13-inch (Core i5/128GB) - Harvey Norman has a variety of Macs on special, but the highlight is this entry-level Core i5/128GB that’s selling for $150 off its usual price of $1,447 at just $1,297. That’s $252 less than the Apple Store price of $1,549. (Sale till stocks last.)
  • Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook - Probably the closest equivalent to a MacBook you’ll find in PC form, for this 13.3-inch Ultrabook makes a great little workhorse and is actually TechRadar’s own top pick out of all the Windows laptops currently on the market. Dell’s offering 15-20% off all current models, with prices starting at $1,614. Sale ends 29 December 2016.
  • Alienware 15-inch gaming laptop - The newly-updated Alienware 15 gaming laptop is $480 off the regular price of $2,399 and comes with a speedy Nvidia graphics chip (the GeForce GTX 1060), Core i5 CPU, 8GB of RAM and 128GB SSD+1TB HDD for storage. Grab it for a decent 20% discount at just $1,919. Offer ends 29 December 2016.
  • Alienware VR-ready desktop gaming PC - If you want to get into VR gaming on PC this desktop makes a good entry-level option with a Core i7 CPU and GTX 1060 graphics card. Normally selling for $2,199, it’s discounted by $550 until this Thursday (December 29th), so you can grab it for $1,649.
  • 11-inch Dell laptop for $349 - It’s not something we’d want to be doing serious work on, but if you need a laptop for the kids or other undemanding tasks then Dell’s Inspiron 11 3000 is currently discounted by $150, down from the RRP of $499. The specs aren’t too bad either, considering the price, with a Pentium CPU, 128GB SSD and 4GB of RAM. (Offer ends 29 December.)
  • All-rounder 15-inch Dell laptop - Down from the usual price of $1,899 this all-rounder can handle a bit of everything (including gaming) thanks to a Core i7 CPU, AMD Radeon R7 M445 graphics chip and 16GB of memory plus a 1TB HDD. You can pick up the Inspiron 15 5000 for $1,139. (Offer ends 29 December 2016.)
  • HP Spectre 13-V001TU Ultrabook - This ultrathin 13.3-inch Windows 10 laptop includes a Core i5 CPU, 8GB RAM and 256GB SSD and is $500 off the RRP at $1,699 from Harvey Norman - that’s at least $200 cheaper than the next-nearest retailer we could find. (End date unspecified.)
  • Acer Aspire Swift 7 Ultrabook - It’s been out less than a month, but Acer’s entry into the ultrathin laptop category is already discounted by $300 at Harvey Norman, where you can find this 13.3-inch Ultrabook for just $1,698. (End date unspecified.)

Camera and accessories deals:

  • Georges Cameras is having a three-day sale on a selected range of cameras, lenses and accessories.
  • JB Hi-Fi has some great camera deals, including DLSRs, the GoPro Hero+ and the 360fly 360-degree camera. Sale ends on 1 January 2017.

Smartphone deals:

  • Apple iPhone 7 and 7 Plus: Kogan has significant discounts on iPhone 7s (up to 20% off in some cases). Sale end date has not been specified.
  • Motorola Moto G4 Plus - This water-resistant, dual-SIM Android phone is on sale on Kogan for $299, down from its usual price of $489. (End date not specified.)
  • LG Google Nexus 5X (32GB) - If you want to shoot Ultra HD photos and 4K resolution videos, then Kogan has the LG’s Nexus 5X for $429, down from $695.

Headphone and portable audio deals:

  • Bose headphones and speakers - Microsoft is offering savings of up to 20% on Bose audio with prices starting at just $111.20, including the Soundlink cans and the QC35s and QC25s. Sale ends 3 January 2017.
  • Onkyo On-Ear Headphones - This is the best time to grab one of these as Kogan has the white model for just $49, down from its original $229. (No end date specified.)
  • Sennheiser Urbanite On-Ear Headphones - Kogan is also offering savings on the Sennheiser Urbanite headphones, now just $139 instead of their regular price of $299. (No end date specified.)
  • Sony Extra Bass Home Audio System - Light up your party with these Bluetooth speakers for just $369 from Kogan, that’s a saving of $180. (No end date specified.)

Other deals:

  • KitchenAid KSM156 Platinum Stand Mixer - We found a great deal on this KitchenAid stand mixer on Catch of the Day. It can be yours for $649 instead of its original price of $899. (End date not specified)
  • DéLonghi Nespresso Gran Maestria Coffee Machine - Coffee lovers, this one’s for you — Catch of the Day has a massive $267 saving on this coffee machine. It’s now on sale for $399, down from $666.
  • Hover Blade - This revolutionary way to ride is now on offer for just $249 at Target, saving you $150. Sale ends 4 January 2017.
  • Parrot Disco Drone with FPV Pack - Fly free with this excellent deal from Harvey Norman — not only do you get to have fun with the drone, you even get the Cockpitglasses and a Skycontroller 2 to enjoy the view, and it’s neatly packaged at $1,897. That’s a saving of $456. (End date not specified.)
  • APC & TechLife magazine subscriptions - If you love tech, now's also a great time to grab a subscription to one of TechRadar's sister print titles; these'll make for a great late Xmas gift for any geeks in the family! 12-issue subscriptions to APC and TechLife are currently 15% off at just $60 (down from $69), which means you'll pay a tony $5 per issue — around half the cover price of $9.95. Note that due to imminent postage-cost increases, this is also the last time ever they'll be available at this price! Offer ends 3 January 2017.