Amazon Australia launches weekly-updated Electric Deals sales event

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It was only last week that Amazon announced it was bringing the concept of its Outlet Store to Australia. This is the section where shoppers can find great savings on thousands of clearance items from across the site, and which aren’t usually listed in the deals section.

However, if you're looking to save on electronics and electric goods specifically – which we assume is the case if you're reading TechRadar – Amazon Australia has now gone one better and revealed it'll be holding a regular weekly sales event just for this category. Called (somewhat uninspiringly) 'Electric Deals', the event will run over two days each week, beginning Tuesdays and continuing through into Wednesday.

The offers will be exclusively on consumer electronics and, Amazon says, will even include big-ticket items such as Sony TVs, Bose soundbars and Samsung mobile phones.

Amazon has divided the electronics products that will be featured in this sale into five categories: 

  • Watch – includes home entertainment products like TVs, soundbars and home theatre accessories
  • Play –  gaming laptops, monitors and gaming accessories
  • Listen – speakers, headphones and other audio accessories
  • Create – computers, printers and office products
  • Captures – digital storage, cameras and photography accessories

According to Amazon, the ongoing sale events will feature one of the above categories each week and will follow a cycle: for example, if one week is “Watch”, then the next week could have products in the Play category, followed by Listen and so on.

To kick off the series, Amazon has a handful of products from Watch and Listen, with discounts on TVs, soundbars, headphones and more.

We’ve listed some of the best offers right here:

Sony 49-inch X70F 4K smart TV | $1,045

Sony 49-inch X70F 4K smart TV | $1,045 (20% off)

Sony has some of the best 4K tellies on the market today, but most of them come with a premium price tag. However, Amazon has 20% off on this 49-inch X70F 4K Ultra HD smart TV, giving you the opportunity to save on your home entertainment system.

Soniq 55-inch UX17B 4K TV with built-in Chromecast | $439

Soniq 55-inch UX17B 4K TV with built-in Chromecast | $439 (save $90)

With an RRP of just over $500, this 55-inch 4K TV is already affordable, but it’s cheaper still for a limited time. It’s not as smart as the aforementioned Sony, but it does come with a Chromecast built in, so you can send your favourite shows and movies from your laptop or mobile device to the big screen instead.

Bose Soundbar 700 | $862

Bose Soundbar 700 | $862 (save $337)

There aren’t too many manufacturers who can do big sound like Bose. So if you’re looking for room-filling, heart-thumping and foot-tapping audio to go with a new 4K TV (or just an old one with poor speakers), then the premium Bose Soundbar 700 is a lot more affordable during this sale. Oh, and did we mention it’s Alexa-powered as well? It’s available in both black and white.

Samsung Galaxy J8 (32GB, Black) | $295

Samsung Galaxy J8 (32GB, Black) | $295 ( save $123)

The J series might be Samsung’s most affordable range, but they are pretty decent smartphones if you’re looking for a budget option for, say, your child. And while major retailers stock the Galaxy J8 for over $400 a pop, Amazon’s Electric Deals has it listed for just $295.

Given all the above items are above $49, delivery is, of course, free. But if you want to ensure you can avail of Amazon’s fast two-day delivery, then you’ll need to sign up for a Prime membership

  • For free, fast delivery and a host of other benefits, sign up for Amazon Prime now

Fast and free delivery is not the only benefit you get from Amazon Prime. You can also participate in Amazon’s member-only Prime Day annual sale event, which is usually held in the month of June.

Sharmishta Sarkar
Managing Editor (APAC)

While she's happiest with a camera in her hand, Sharmishta's main priority is being TechRadar's APAC Managing Editor, looking after the day-to-day functioning of the Australian, New Zealand and Singapore editions of the site, steering everything from news and reviews to ecommerce content like deals and coupon codes. While she loves reviewing cameras and lenses when she can, she's also an avid reader and has become quite the expert on ereaders and E Ink writing tablets, having appeared on Singaporean radio to talk about these underrated devices. Other than her duties at TechRadar, she's also the Managing Editor of the Australian edition of Digital Camera World, and writes for Tom's Guide and T3.