Shoppers will have plenty to look out for this week, when GITEX SHOPPER, the region’s favourite consumer electronics extravaganza returns to Dubai with brands both big and small gearing up to woo them with a plethora of offers, promotions, competitive prices and attractive deals.
The highlight this year will be a daily draw with prizes that include iPhones and cars, not to mention on-the-spot scratch and win prizes that include air purifiers and watches. Running from Tuesday 24th September till Saturday 28th September, visitors will get enough time to browse and select their favourite products from 11 am to 11 pm.
Consumers will be spoilt for choice, with LCD TVs, home theatre systems, gaming laptops, tablets, headphones, gaming consoles, home appliances like refrigerators, washing machines and more on sale. Electronics majors like Jumbo, EMax, Jacky’s and Sharaf DG will have excellent offers and bundle packages on favourite brands, while flash sales will help them take advantage of great bargains.
Oppo is ready to expand its fan base with a host of special deals and bargains at Shopper. According to Ethan Xue, president, OPPO MEA, those buying the Reno 10X 5G at the current RRP of AED 3, 699 will get a free Sennheiser headset and those getting their hands on the Reno 10X at AED 3299 will get a free voucher for AED 299.
In addition to this, those purchasing the Oppo Reno at 1,799 (final price AED 1,699) will get an AED 100 gift voucher and those buying the Reno Z at 1,499 (final price AED 1,399) will also get a shopping voucher for AED 100. A gift voucher for the same amount also awaits those who buy the F11 (128GB) at AED 1099.
TP Link, world leaders in providing consumer WiFi networking devices, is making its presence felt in a big way by joining hands with major retailers to offer attractive deals for customers. Ian Ye, product manager at TP-Link, said the company is collaborating with Sharaf DG and Emax, among others, to offer attractive, competitive offers on the DECO M9 plus routers. Their C5400X routers will also be available at special discounted rates for customers.
DJI is also offering competitive prices on its advanced drones and action cameras, for shoppers.
In addition, laptops such as Huawei’s Matebook 13, DELL XPS 13, Microsoft Surface Book 2 and the MSI GS65 STEALTH, will all be available for shoppers to explore, test and purchase.
Sony MEA, meanwhile, intends embark on an aggressive promotion streak for its customers in the region. Their T Mark 3 cameras will be available at competitive rates, as will be their cutting edge lenses. Murat Gebeceli, Head of Digital Imaging at Sony MEA, said GITEX SHOPPER this year will leave the shoppers spoilt for choice, as far as Sony MEA products are concerned. “We are always tuned in to what the customer wants, and so we have decided to offer our world-class products at unbelievable discounts and offers.”
According to retailers, this year’s GITEX Shopper will be one to watch out for, especially with important trends such as 5G and AI redefining the technology landscape. As the curtains go up on this mega shopping extravaganza, it remains to be seen how these technological trends play out, and how customer preferences define the future of the market.