The frenzy has begun. Thousands of eager shoppers are converging on the Click Frenzy website to bag a great bargain... or two, looking for the biggest discounts on a plethora of products.
Created in 2012 as an Australian equivalent to the online Cyber Monday sales in the US, only without being linked to the same US-centric Thanksgiving-holiday timing, the Click Frenzy event centralises hundreds of deals from a large number of large Australian retailers in one location for 24 hours.
While individual stores often have simultaneous sales on their own sites, the Click Frenzy website is specifically built to withstand enormous concurrent traffic volumes, with a marketplace that will allow shoppers to search by brand, item, category or just browse the large number of deals on offer.
Given the volume of bargains that are available, TechRadar's Australian team is here to save you time and effort by combing through the deals and picking out the choicest tech offers available. We'll keep this page constantly updated until the sale ends at 7pm on Wednesday, November 15.
Participating retailers during Click Frenzy 2017
- Microsoft Australia has up to 60% off on a range of products, including Xbox One S bundles and laptops.
- Sony Australia's Click Frenzy sale is here, with some exclusive home AV deals that you probably won't be able to find anywhere else.
- eBay is not going to be left out of the frenzy. There's plenty of savings on phones, gaming gear, computers and more.
- Kogan has hundreds of products on sale with discounts of up to 60%.
- Catch.com.au has got some JBL headphones on sale for Click Frenzy, with up 60% off on some models.
Best Click Frenzy tech deals
Laptops & Computing
Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 512GB/8GB/Core i7 laptop ($1,999; down from $2,499): Dell has managed to cram a 13-inch display into a 11-inch chassis by making the screen practically bezel-less. The 13.3-inch InfinityEdge display on the XPS 13 boasts Full HD (1920 x 1080) resolution. It even boasts a long battery life and tops our list of the 10 best Ultrabooks of 2017. This configuration features an Intel Core i7 processor, 8GB of RAM and a 512GB SSD, with a $500 discount to boot. Head to Microsoft Australia’s site and this XPS 13 can be yours for $1,999.
HP Envy 34” Display ($999, down from $1,499): With almost no side and top bezels, a WQHD resolution (3,440 x 1,440) and a curved LED-backlit panel, the HP Envy display offers 34 inches of stunning visuals. For the sake of convenience, there’s an integrated webcam, microphone, and Bang & Olufsen-designed speakers. Nab yourself the gorgeous HP Envy 34” Display for only $999 from HP directly and save $500.
Samsung Galaxy S8 ($736, down from $1,149): The best phone of 2017 has been getting some very tempting discounts in recent months as its competition grows. Experience the wonders of Samsung’s Infinity Display and the power of the latest Galaxy S8 in Orchid Grey, Maple Gold, or Coral Blue. Get your Samsung Galaxy S8 for only $736 from eBay when you enter the code PREZZY, bringing it down from $1,149.
Apple iPhone 8 ($969; down from $1,079): With limited stock on the iPhone X, the iPhone 8 is still a worthy upgrade if you’re looking for a new Apple handset. And if you head to Kogan, you can nab a gold 64GB iPhone 8 for $969.
Sony Xperia XZ Premium smartphone ($899; usually $1,099): At TechRadar, we think quite highly of this smartphone, if you’re willing to pay top dollar for it. A 4K screen, a slo-mo camera and a decent battery life – plenty to keep you happy. Sony has slapped a premium price tag on this handset, but you can save $200 by nabbing the Xperia XZ Premium for $999 in Deepsea Black.
Sony 49” X8000E 4K HDR TV ($999, down from $1,999): For those chasing down a TV that comes with a 4K HDR display but does away with the ludicrous cost, the X8000E is an excellent choice. Complete with Smart TV features like app support for YouTube and Netflix, along with built-in Wi-Fi, this unit is an affordable workhorse. Normally going for $1,999, you can get the 49” X8000E 4K HDR TV for only $999 at Sony’s store.
Sony 5.1ch 3D Blu-ray home theatre system ($599; down from $1,299): This is a great time to set up your own home theatre system with 3D capability and hi-res audio. The 5.1ch Sony home theatre system comes with tall-boy speakers and wireless rear speakers with Blu-ray disc player. You can save a whopping $700 on the set by heading to Sony’s Australian website and grabbing a set of the 3D home theatre system for just $599.
Sony a7R II Full-Frame DSLR ($3,899, down from $4,499): Sony is packing some serious heat in the way of innovations in this mirrorless marvel. Kitted out with the world’s first back-illuminated full-frame CMOS sensor, sporting an awesome 42.4MP sensor resolution, and complete with advanced five-axis image stabilisation and rapid autofocus, you’ll be sure to take the clearest pictures possible with this beast. For now, you can get the a7R II DSLR from Sony’s store for only $3,899.
Google Home smart speaker ($149; down from $199): Get help with planning your day or with the little things that need doing around the house, like switching off your smart lighting system. Google Home is always ready to help. Usually retailing at $199 apiece, you can save $50 and get an imported model of Google Home from Kogan for $149 and then update the settings on the Home app to set it to the ‘Strayan-speaking Assistant.
Sony h.ear on Bluetooth noise-cancelling headphones ($199.98; down from $499.95): Sony promises big sound and noise-cancellation so you can enjoy your favourite tunes without interference from the outside. And for a $300 saving, we'd say that the Sony h.ear on noise-cancelling cans for just under $200 in red and pink are the way to, erm, go.
Bose QuietComfort QC35 II Noise-Cancelling Headphones ($399.95, down from $499): The latest iteration of Bose’s incredible QuietComfort 35 headphones are the first to feature integrated Google Assistant, making the mega-convenient cans even more so. Excellent sound and build quality, and full of the latest features, like Bose’s powerful noise-cancelling, you can get the Bose QC35 II in both black and silver for $399.95, down from the usual $499, from Microsoft's Australian storefront.
Xbox One S 500GB with 3 games ($299): With the launch of Microsoft’s latest console, the Xbox One X, it’s no surprise that there are some stellar savings on the Xbox One S, not to mention bundle deals. You can score a 500GB console along with either Just Dance 2018 and NBA2K, or Halo 5 and Gears of War 4 – both of which come with another free game of your choice. So whether you’re into dancing and sports, or shooting and… shooting, save yourself some dosh and get the active Xbox One S bundle or the shooting Xbox One S bundle for only $299.
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