Best Australian tech deals: cheap gadgets and online sales in August 2019

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It's a photographer's bonanza this time round, with plenty of discounts on cameras. We've found bargains on some of the best-in-class snappers, from full-frame mirrorless options to travel zooms and action cams.

And just for kicks, we've thrown in a wireless noise-cancelling headphones into the mix as well – after all, there's some dosh to be saved there as well.

However, a lot of our older deals are still live. So in case you missed any, they're all listed further down the page. Be sure to check them out as well.

Deals added Wednesday, August 7

Sony Alpha A7 III (body) | $2,649 (was $3,099; save $450)

It might be Sony's 'basic' full-frame mirrorless camera, but the A7 III is full-featured and one of the best all-round snappers you can lay your hands on. And you can lay your hands on it for cheaper than Sony's own full price, thanks to the $450 saving you can snag on the body at Camera House.View Deal

Panasonic Lumix TZ220 | $889 (was $1,199; save $310)

This is one of our favourite travel compacts, with a 15x zoom, a large one-inch sensor, touch controls and 4K video capabilities. It also has a competitive price, compared to its Sony counterparts. However, you can get it for cheaper still at Camera Warehouse where the Lumix TZ220 is down to just $889. That's $310 off on the full retail price.View Deal

Panasonic Lumix DC-FT7 waterproof camera | $298 (was $599; save $301)

This little snapper has some touch credentials, including a waterproof body down to 31m, 4K video and stills capture, and a decent viewfinder. So if you want something small yet rugged for your next big adventure, the Panasonic Lumix FT7 is well under half price at JB Hi-Fi right now, saving you a cool $301.View Deal

GoPro Hero7 Black | $488 (was $599; save $111)

It's the best action camera from GoPro yet, with plenty of features to record your (mis)adventures in 4K ultraHD clarity. So if the cheaper Panasonic Lumix DC-FT7 isn't what you're after, save yourself $111 on the Hero7 Black when shopping on Amazon.View Deal

Sony WH-CH700N wireless noise-cancelling headphones | $198 (was $299; save $101)

The best noise cancelling cans cost a pretty penny, but if you don't have the spare change, there are other options. Like this Bluetooth set from Sony with adjustable digital noise cancellation and 35 hours of playback that's currently over $100 cheaper than its usual RRP on Amazon.View Deal

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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.

Sony PlayStation 4 Pro | $469 (was $559; save $90)

Sony's best gaming console yet is currently $90 cheaper than its usual RRP on Amazon, and available in both black and white for the same price. However, it's the price of the console only, so if you'd prefer a game with it, then the Fortnite bundle is just another $31 more at $499.95.View Deal

Misfit Ray | $19 (was $139; save $120)

This is definitely a whopper of a deal at JB Hi-Fi. The Misfit Ray rivalled the affordable Fitbit activity trackers when it launched a few years ago, and looked darn good on the wrist while doing so. And now it's price has dropped down to just $19! That's ridiculously affordable, if we say so ourselves. So if you want a fitness tracker that's wonderfully cheap, grab the Misfit Ray in gold white or gold black now, or get it in black leather if you don't want that splash of colour.View Deal

Sennheiser CX 6.00BT | $99 (was $159; save $60)

Looking for a set of Bluetooth 'buds for regular use? Then the Sennheiser CX 6.00 is the cheapest of Amazon at the moment, with $60 off the street price. It offers up to six hours of playback and comes with four ear tip sizes for the perfect fit.View Deal

Panasonic Lumix G7 + 14-42mm + 45-150mm | $849.95 (was $990; save $144.05)

The Panasonic Lumix G7 may be ageing but you'll 4K video shooting for a very affordable price. Add on a couple of lenses to start you off on your photography journey and it's still not an expensive proposition, especially at Ted's Cameras where the starter kit including a 14-42mm and 45-150mm (covering wide angles to close-ups) is only $850.View Deal

Misfit Vapor 2 | $249 (was $349; save $100)

Misfit brought us some really good fitness trackers at affordable prices and its smartwatch isn't too shabby either. The Vapor 2 is swimproof for 50m, has NFC payment support and GPS built in, all for just $249 at JB Hi-Fi. That's a saving of $100.View Deal

Bose QC35 II (White) | $359 (was $449; save $90)

It's definitely not the lowest price we've seen, but it's definitely still cheaper than the actual RRP Bose slapped on these popular cans. However, this price is only available on the silver set, with the black pair listed at $10 more. The Rose Gold option, though, is back to being full price.View Deal

JBL Link 10 | $129 (was $229; save $100)

The JBL Link 10 is an assuming voice-activated speaker powered by Google Assistant. While you'll be able to do everything you can with Google Assistant, the Link 10 also just works as a simple Bluetooth speaker. And it's only $129 at Bing Lee right now, saving you $100 on the usual RRP.View Deal

Nintendo Switch + Legendary Fishing | $399 (was $520; save $121)

Legendary Fishing is the only fishing game available for the Switch at the moment, so if you're a keen fisherman, then The Gamesmen has a bundle on the console and game for just $399. That's the best bundle price we can find right now, but if you aren't keen on the game, then Amazon Australia has the cheapest price on the console alone, going for just $388.View Deal

Sony WI-C600N noise cancelling headphones | $199 (was $299; save $100)

These in-ear noise-cancelling 'buds have been on sale for a while with 15% off on the RRP. However, it's dropped even more significantly in price on Amazon, and is now down to a sweet $199, making it a very affordable set indeed. View Deal

Sonos One | $228 (was $299)

Amazon is still offering $100 off on a pair of Sonos One speakers (see below) but VideoPro has shaved off $71 from the regular RRP of a single speaker, making it a much more worthwhile offer. So if you're after one of the best multi-room smart speakers, then this is a great buy.View Deal