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GITEX Shopper 2012: What’s on offer?

ITP.net's guide to all the best deals and special offers at the annual Gitex Shopper tech bazaar

There are plenty of bargains to be found at GITEX Shopper 2012.
There are plenty of bargains to be found at GITEX Shopper 2012.

With GITEX Shopper 2012 in full swing we expect you may be wondering what deals are on offer and ITP.net is here to help.

Here is our quick guide to some of the bargains and competitions you may come across at the consumer tech fair. Happy shopping!


Jacky's

The company is partnered with Nikon to give away cameras every 10 minutes during the entire exhibition from 29th September to 6th October.

For every purchase of AED300 or more at Jacky's stands, customers will get a chance to win Nikon cameras ranging from DSLR, Bridge-type, Compact slim, and Compact Coolpix via its first-ever e-raffle draws.

The company is also holding a Facebook Competition along with two sets of Karaoke Singing Competitions for students and shoppers at the event. In partnership with Beats by Dr. Dre and Mediacom, the Facebook and Karaoke Competitions let customers to enjoy and win exciting prizes while shopping at Jacky's stands.

The Facebook Competition, dubbed as ‘Spot the Beats in Action', is running from 29th September to 6th October. All Jacky's customers and Facebook fans should take a photo of any Beats by Dr. Dre headset being used by anyone and upload it with a short interesting caption on Jacky's Facebook Fanpage. All photos must be original and taken at any of Jacky's Gitex Shopper stands or any of its outlets to be eligible for entry.

The first prize will win a Beats Studio, while the second and third places will each get a Beats Solo headset and Power Beats respectively. Winners will be announced on 10th October 2012.


In the Main Singing Star Competition, any visitors and shoppers are invited to participate by singing any karaoke song from the collection list. The preliminary stage will be held from 1st to 3rd October, wherein three finalists will be selected for each day and will compete for the finals on 4th October to receive special prizes from Jacky's and Mediacom.

The first place will receive Jacky's gift vouchers worth AED 1000 and a Mediacom SD Porto; the second place will receive gift vouchers worth AED 500 and a Mediacom 2020 combo; and the third place will get gift vouchers worth AED 350 and a Mediacom 2025. All winners will also get a trophy and certificate, while the rest of the finalists will receive special prizes from Mediacom.

For the Karaoke Singing Competition for Students will be held on 1st and 3rd of October, wherein random student visitors can participate. Three winners for each day will receive special prizes with the first place receiving a Mediacom MCI Kiddyoke 2020 and Jacky's gift vouchers worth AED 200; while the second and third places will receive discount vouchers of 20% and 15% respectively and gift vouchers worth AED200 each.

Citibank cardholders who will use their cards with a minimum purchase of AED500 are entitled for a draw to win an Air Ticket worth AED2500 per day. A total of eight tickets will be raffled by Citibank during the entire Gitex Shopper. These promotions are also valid in all Jacky's outlets. 

In addition to the e-raffle prizes, Jacky's has also partnered with ARN network in organising radio roadshows with on-air competitions for Dubai 92, Virgin 104.4, Al Arabiya, City 101.6, and Hit 96.7 FM. Beats headsets worth AED500 are up for grabs during the radio roadshows at Gitex Shopper.

Jacky's also partnered with several leading banks in the UAE to provide 0% instalment payment plans during Gitex. Live updates will be tweeted as prices and offers might change throughout the 8-day event, so the best place to find out the very best offers available will be to follow Jacky's on Twitter - www.twitter.com/jackysuae/or by checking Jacky's Facebook page - www.facebook.com/jackysuae/ regularly for promo updates.




Western Digital

Enter a draw to win iPads, iPhones, TVs or routers with every purchase.


Geekay Games

Spend AED 300 for a chance to win a 40″ TV, PS3, Interactive Gaming Chair, Playseat Racing Simulator, Thrustmaster Beach headset, Beverage Refrigerator or five PS3 games of your choice.


Jumbo Electronics

Win iPhones every hour or win AED 500 vouchers on any Sony purchase.

Buy an Ultrabook and get a free bundle of a Tablet, 500 GB portable hard drive, Office software, Internet security software, headset and mouse.


Buy a smartphone and get a DVD player, backpack, and portable on-the-go charger. .

But an Apple iPad and receive a Sennhieser head set, Scoche portable speakers, carry case, and screen protector.


Etisalat

Buy postpaid plan with any smartphone and win a bluetooth headset and an iPad from SharafDG. 4G LTE  modem free with My Dataplan package. Subscribe to Blackberry Complete package from Etisalat for 2 months and get the third month for free.

Exclusive eLife offer by Etisalat’s key retail partners:  Blue Ray DVD worth AED799 with LG 42-inch smart TV plus eLife TV subscription.

Up to 50% discount on new and innovation home devices.


Huawei

Ascend D1 – Priced at AED 1,599 (regularly AED 2,099) and inclusive of a free back cover, stereo-quality headphones, an 8G SD Card, and a free sports bag.

Ascend P1 – Priced at AED 1,499 (regularly AED 1,899) and inclusive of a free back cover, stereo-quality headphones, and 8G SD Card.

Honor - Priced at AED 1,199, including a free Ascend Y100 smartphone (worth AED 399).

Ascend G300 – Priced at AED 699 (regularly AED 799) and inclusive of a free 8G SD Card as well as a Huawei G2800 feature phone.

Ascend Y200 – Priced at AED 399 (regularly AED 499) with a solid 3.5” screen and 800MHz processor exclusive with Carrefour and including an AED 25 Carrefour voucher.


Emax

Offering Fujifilm S3200 for AED 1899 with a Samsung 32″ LED TV for free.


Seagate

Win a trip to Turkey, iPhone 4S, LG TVs, and more.





HP


Buy an HP Notebook or Desktop above AED 2,999 and get a Beats Audio Solo Headset. The company is also giving away Touchmate tablets, HP Play subscriptions and accessories such as mouse and leather bags, with various purchases.

Laptops


HP Envy 4-1080ee Sleekbook
            AED 2,999

HP Spectre XT 13-2000ee Ultrabook
AED 4,599


HP Pavilion dv6-7190ee                       AED 4,999

HP Omni 27-1100ee                              AED 6,999

 

Nikon

Cameras

P510                            AED 1,799

D800                           AED 13,999

D4                               AED 27,999

D600                           AED 8,999

V1                               AED 3,299 + FREE lens

D3100                         AED 2,199 + FREE 8GB card and carry case

D5100                         AED 2,699 + FREE 4GB card and carry case

D3200                         AED 3,299 + FREE 8GB card and carry case

D7000                         AED 5,999 + FREE 8GB card and carry case

Nikon 1 J1                   AED 2,299 + FREE 8GB card and carry case

COOLPIX S1200pj     AED 699 + FREE 4GB card and carry case

COOLPIX L310           AED 649 + FREE 4GB card, carry case and battery charger

COOLPIX L510           AED 1,799 + FREE 4GB card and carry case

COOLPIX S9300         AED 1,399 + FREE 4GB card and case + AED 200 voucher

COOLPIX S8200         AED 999 + FREE 4GB card and carry case + AED 100 voucher

COOLPIX S2600          AED 299 + FREE 4GB card and carry case






Fujifilm

Cameras

Finepix T400                AED 299 + FREE 4GB card and carry case

Finepix JX300              AED 165 + FREE 4GB card and carry case

 

Epson

Printers

BX625FWD                 AED 599 + FREE Awake Bitdefender antivirus pack

SX235W                       AED 269 + FREE Awake Bitdefender antivirus pack

SX130                            AED 179 + FREE Awake Bitdefender antivirus pack

WP-4535DWF            AED 1,299 + FREE Awake Bitdefender antivirus pack

WF-7015W                  AED 1,199 + FREE Awake Bitdefender antivirus pack

BX-320FW                   AED 379 + FREE Awake Bitdefender antivirus pack

 

Projectors

MG850HD                     AED 3,999 + FREE projector screen worth AED 300

(iPhone, iPad and iPod projector)

EB-X92                          AED 1,799 + FREE projector screen worth AED 300

EB-S11                           AED 1,699 + FREE projector screen worth AED 300

TW-480                         AED 2,799 + FREE projector screen worth AED 300

(HD-ready home-cinema projector)

EH-TW6000                AED 8,599 + FREE 3D glasses worth AED 399

(3D projector)