By Georgina Enzer
Check out the deals offered on a range of gadgets from cameras to TVs and smartphones
This year's Gitex Shopper is back with a bang, sporting deals by electronics retailers and gadget manufacturers alike.
This year technology fans can choose from a range of bundled deals, gadgets at slashed prices and brand new technology making its first debut at Gitex this year.
Samsung is offering several deals on LED TVs and LCD TVs bundled with cameras, 4D glasses, home theater systems and more with prices ranging from AED19,999 for a 60-inch LED TV with a 3D BD player, a 3D title and four pairs of 3D glasses to AED1,400 for a 32-inch LCD TV bundled with a AED200 gift voucher.
The electronics manufacturer is also offering a chance to win a Mini Cooper or one of 40 Samsung Galaxy SII smartphones when shoppers purchase a Samsung Notebook powered by the 2nd generation Intel Core Processor or Intel Processors. Shoppers can also enter a scratch and win competition under the same promotion, where they can get up to AED5,000 cash back.
HTC is also offering shoppers the chance to win a Mini Cooper if they purchase an HTC smartphone during Gitex 2011. The company is also offering instant scratch-to-win prizes at their booth at Gitex shopper.
HTC phones on offer at the show include the newly launched HTC Sensation XE smartphone for AED2,699 and the HTC ChaCha smartphone for AED999.
E-City is bringing a AED1 for gadgets promotion, where shoppers who purchase items for AED100 or more are in with a chance to nab a BlackBerry Curve 8520, a 16GB Apple iPhone 4 or a 16GB Apple iPad 2 with Wi-Fi for AED1.
Also Canon is offering a huge range of digital still and video cameras at cut prices and bundled with loads of electronics goodies. At the high end of the Canon deals price spectrum is the Canon EOS550D DSLR camera bundled with a 4GB SD card, a carry case, a AED200 gift voucher and an 18-55DC and 75-300mm lens kit.
Cheaper deals include the PowerShot A800 with a free 4GB SD card, a free carry case and a battery charger.
Grand Stores Digital is offering a range of deals on still and video cameras, as well as laptops. The electronics retailer is offering the Nikon D5100 DSLR camera for AED3,999 with an Epson printer AED 300 store credit and a 4GB SD card, the Panasonic SDR-S71 video camera with a free Panasonic digital camera, an 8GB SD card and a carry case for AED1,099 and the MSI notebook with a free external DVD player, Bit Defender Anti-Virus and AED100 store credit for AED1,299.
Fujifilm is offering their range of digital cameras from prices ranging from AED5,499 for the Finepix X100 with 4GB and a carry case to AED299 for the Finepix AV200.
Electronics retailer Sharaf DG has a wide array of deals on everything from cellphones to iPads and LED TVs at Gitex Shopper. Shoppers can nab the BlackBerry Curve 8520 plus a BackBerry Bluetooth Headset , a BlackBerry car charger and a BlackBerry mono headset for AED699. It is also offering the 64GB iPad 2 plus a Bluetooth keyboard d case for AED3,499.
Gadget manufacturer Motorola has slashed its price for its Xoom tablet from AED2,299 to AED1,799 in time for Gitex Shopper. Shoppers with also get a portfolio carry case and a screen protector for free.
Camera manufacturer Nikon is showcasing a full range of its DSLR and pocket digital cameras with prices ranging from AED32,999 for the D3X DSLR professional camera to AED299 for the Coolpix L23 digital camera plus a 4GB SD card, a carry case and a battery charger.
Fujitsu is offering four of its Lifebook models, with prices starting at AED1,999. Fujitsu will also be holding a raffle for seven laptops. The draw will take place on the last day of Gitex.
Electronics retailer Jacky's is offering the chance for shoppers to win one of 435 32-inch LCD TVs, customers must spend AED300 to enter the prize draws.