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$1600 OFF: JB HI-FI slashes prices in Black Friday ‘mega blitz’

Anastasia Santoreneos
·2-min read
(AUSTRALIA OUT) Exterior of a JB Hi-Fi store, 17 December 2003. AFR Picture by JAMES DAVIES (Photo by Fairfax Media via Getty Images via Getty Images)
$1600 OFF: JB HI-FI slashes prices in Black Friday ‘mega blitz’. Source: Getty

Electronics and tech retailer JB HI-FI has launched its massive Black Friday sale both online and in-store, with some deals just too good to miss.

The retailer’s “mega prize blitz” won’t just last for the day, with some deals set to remain until 1 December.

If you were holding off purchasing a TV or smartphone, now’s your chance to get one at a better price. Here are the best deals Yahoo Finance spotted:

  • Samsung Q80T 75” smart TV - $,4495 down to $2,888 - $1,607 off;

  • Garmin watch - $1,399 down to $699 - 50 per cent off;

  • Samsung Galaxy Z Flip - $1,999 down to $999 - $1,000 off;

  • Philips bluetooth projector - $995 down to $695 - $300 off;

  • Samsung soundbar - $899 down to $579 - $320 off;

  • Robovac - $1,299 down to $899 - $400 off;

  • Dyson vacuum cleaners - $849 down to $699 - $150 off;

JB HI-FI revealed some stores will also be open until 10pm on Black Friday, so shoppers can take advantage of the deals in person.

For those who can’t make it, some deals even include free delivery. There won’t be any rain checks offered on prices, so you’ll have to get in while stocks last.

Black Friday scams

While it’s easy to get swept up in the hype of huge online sales, Aussies are reminded to shop carefully, and not click any suspicious links.

Scamwatch revealed that losses from online shopping tricks have increased by a whopping 42 per cent, and Black Friday and Cyber Monday present perfect opportunities for cyber criminals to strike.

“Watch out for popular products being sold at prices much lower than on other websites and sellers requesting payment through direct bank transfer or cryptocurrency,” Australian Competition and Consumer Commision deputy chair Delia Rickard said.

“Take the time to consider who you are dealing with and don’t be pressured by special offers.

“Do your research by checking independent reviews of online stores or the seller’s history on classified websites.”

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