Best Australian tech deals: cheap gadgets and online sales in February 2018


eBay's big tech sale with 20% off is still on – there are Bose headphones and speakers on sale, cameras, lenses, smartphones and laptops. But those aren't the only tech bargains in town.

We've found a few enticing deals from other sales to tickle your fancy. If those don't do anything for you, be sure to scroll further down the page to find more deals from earlier in the week.

Here are Friday's deals:

New deals added Friday, February 23

Dell XPS 13 Core i7 / 8GB / 512GB 2-in-1 laptop for $1,999 (usually $2,499): Scoring a great laptop doesn’t have be an expensive affair, especially if you wait for a sale to begin. And Microsoft if offering $500 off on the Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 with enough power under the hood to keep you running smoothly. A Core i7 CPU, 8GB RAM and a whopping 512GB SSD comes with a price tag of just $1,999.

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Sony RX100 V compact camera for $1,247 (usually $1,699): This is one of the best compact cameras out there, and although it is a pricey option, it’s a great investment. Sony’s popped a premium price tag of $1,699 on the little beauty, but you can save $452 on the snapper by heading to Digital Camera Warehouse and scoring it for just $1,247.

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Breville The Barista Touch BES880BSS espresso machine for $999 (usually $1,499): That perfect cup of coffee every day doesn’t get better and cheaper than this – the Breville The Barista Touch coffee machine has a cool $500 off at The Good Guys if you apply the code BREVILLE500 at checkout. And if you pick up from a store, you don’t even pay for delivery. That’s just $999 for a great coffee machine.

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Previous days' deals that are still available

Sales are hardly for a single day, unless it's a special occasion. So we see no point in deleting old deals. We hang on to them for two weeks so, if you missed out on them on the day of posting and they're still available, you can still score yourself a great bargain.

Deals added Wednesday, February 21

DJI Spark + Remote Controller for $502.40 (usually $649): Now is a great time to get into aerial photography with the DJI Spark and its remote controller available together for just over $500. With the Spark retailing for $649 usually and the controller a separate purchase of $209, you’re saving a whopping $355 on the package. To snag this great price, head to eBay and use the code P20TECH at checkout. You can get the Spark in Alpine White, Sky Blue or Sunrise Yellow colour options. Sale ends February 26.

Bose SoundSport Free true wireless headphones for $243.40 (usually $299.95): The brand-new truly wireless sports ‘buds from Bose are here and on sale on eBay. Get 20% off by using the code P20TECH at checkout until February 26 and you can get these excellent headphones with Bose’s signature sound for just $243.40 in blue.View Deal

GoPro Hero6 Black 4K action camera for $471.20 (usually $599): This is the cheapest we’ve seen the GoPro Hero6 Black sell for outside of a big sale. So this is your chance to record your (mis)adventures in glorious 4K. Head to eBay, use the code P20TECH and the GoPro Hero6 Black can be yours for just over $471. That’s a saving of $117.

JBL Everest Elite 750 noise-cancelling over-ear headphones for $299 (usually $399): Adaptive noise cancellation, up to 15 hours of battery life and personalised sound calibration are just some of the features that make the JBL Everest Elite 750 a great set of cans. And you can now save $100 on the headphones at JB Hi-Fi where the Gun Metal colour option is on sale for $299.

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Deals added Friday, February 14

Microsoft Surface Book with Performance Base 13.5-inch 256GB for $1,999 (usually $3,799): A whopping 47% off on the Surface Book is an excellent bargain. That’s a saving of $1,800. So if you’re after a darn cool 2-in-1, this your chance. Grab the 13.5-inch 256GB Surface Book for just $1,999 from eBay.

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Acer Aspire V Nitro VN7-593G-75AG 15.6" gaming laptop for $1,699 (usually $2,699): Get your game on with a saving of $1,000 on the 15-inch Acer Aspire V Nitro laptop. Powering it an Intel Core i7 CPU and a 6GB Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 graphics card, alongside 32GB RAM, a 512GB SSD, plus a 1TB hard drive. There’s plenty of grunt under the hood to vanquish any boss. Head to JB Hi-Fi and snag the Acer Aspire V Nitro for just $1,699.

Sony AX33 4K handycam for $899 (usually $1,099): Heading out on a family vacation soon? Capture all the fun and frolic in glorious 4K with Sony’s AX33 handycam. It features a 29.8 mm ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* lens and excellent stability to make sure your videos are as smooth butter. Plus you can save $200 on this video camera on the manufacturer’s website, where the AX33 is now just $899.

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Apple iPhone X 256GB for $1,459 (usually $1,829): If you’ve been waiting for a good opportunity to snag yourself the hottest and one of the most expensive phones in the market, now might be a good time. There’s $370 off on the 256GB iPhone X in both silver and space grey on eBay. Get one for $1,459.

Deals added Monday, February 12

Nokia 8 smartphone for $599 (usually $899): This handset comes with a powerful chip, dual cameras and a rather good QHD display, all for a price tag of $899. But you can snag this beautifully designed smartphone for just $599 at JB Hi-Fi, saving yourself $200 on the usual retail price.

Sony Extra Bass SRSXB40 portable wireless speakers for $196 (usually $299): Get the party started and rocking for up to 24 hours with Sony’s SRSXB40 portable Bluetooth speakers, which promise excellent bass, great sound quality and all the flashing lights you need to keep the dance floor full. And it’s only $196 at Sony’s website, saving you over $100 on the black and red versions.

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Google Home Mini + Google Chromecast for $97 (usually $134): If you’re looking to get a smart speaker and set up casting to stream your favourite shows and movies on your not-so-smart telly, you could end up spending nearly $135 at the least to get yourself the Home Mini and Google’s Chromecast individually. But Harvey Norman has made it easier and cheaper to get into home automation with the Home Mini (Charcoal) + Chromecast bundle for just $97. That’s a good deal if you aren’t up for waiting till the next big sale comes round.

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Deals added Friday, February 9

Panasonic 55-inch EX600A 4K UHD TV for $1,298 (usually $1,799): Snagging a 4K UHD telly for less than $1,000 is always a great deal, especially when it’s from one of the bigger names in home entertainment products. At JB Hi-Fi, the 55-inch Panasonic EX600A is now just $1,298, while the manufacturer’s website has it priced at $1,799. That’s a saving of over $500.

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Garmin Fenix 5S sports watch for $549 (usually $799): This multisport watch costs a whopping $799 but its performance and ruggedness is unmatched if you’re looking for a sports watch that won’t let you down. But this is your chance to save $250 on this cool gadget when shopping at JB Hi-Fi. You’ll just have to get the model with the white band, though.

HP Pavilion x360 14-inch 128GB 2-in-1 laptop for $898 (usually $1,199): If you’re after a 2-in-1 convertible that’s powerful enough to keep ticking while you work and won’t cost the earth, JB Hi-Fi has a pretty good deal on the HP Pavilion x360. Under the hood is an 8th-generation Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB of RAM and a 128GB SSD, plus a saving of $301. Snag the 14-inch Pavilion x360 for just $898.