[Updating] Black Friday 2019: the best deals and sales in South Africa

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Black Friday is upon us once again, and some stores in South Africa are kicking off the ecommerce festivities a full week before the official date.

That date to diarise is 29 November 2019, with Cyber Monday taking place on 2 December this year. But as we noted, stores are already pushing sales to users to warm up their credit cards.

Like our previous coverage, our intention is that you treat this article as your Black Friday buyers’ guide.

Throughout the days leading up to Black Friday 2019, we’ll be updating this piece with the latest deals we spot across the web.

Not everything will be listed, but only the deals we believe are most worthwhile.

With that said, enjoy our alphabetical list of stores in South Africa currently listing pre-Black Friday specials.

Latest update: Black Friday, 12am: Added new deals from Takealot.

Acer Store

Acer is running a number of specials on its store beginning on Black Friday, 29 November.

Some deals include:

  • Acer Predator Helios 500 – R34 999
  • 24-inch Predator gaming monitor – R5999
  • 27-inch Predator gaming monitor – R6999
  • Acer Swift 7 – R21 999
  • Acer Helios 500 i7 – R14 999
  • More deals here.

Cape Union Mart

Cape Union Mart is also hosting a Black Friday sale, but its giving users that sign up to its Friends and Family Club “a chance to win an exclusive early access Black Friday shopping experience for you and a friend”.

You can do that here.

Digicape

Looking for Apple discounts? Digicape on Monday emailed customers about its week-long Black Friday deals.

The picks include:

Game

Game is getting in on this Black Friday thing early this year, offering a new deal daily until the 29th.

You can keep up to speed with what said deal is here.

Incredible Connection

Incredible Connection also kicked off its Black Friday sale on Monday, offering just four products in its first round. Deals will be updated daily, the retailer added.

The deals for Wednesday 27 November can be found here

 

Loot

Loot on Monday published its first list of Black Friday teaser specials.

Some picks include:

Takealot

In the week prior to Black Friday, Takealot will tease “early access” deals for app users that will become available to all on the following day as daily deals.

Some Blue Dot Sale picks for Black Friday include:

Makro

Makro’s Black Friday sale begins on 27 November and will last until 1 December. Seems like the company isn’t taking part in Cyber Monday this year.

Some picks include:

  • Nikon 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 AF-P ED DX lens – R999
  • Samsung Smart 4K QLED TV 58-inch – R7999
  • Sony PlayStation 4 1TB console (with two DualShock 4 controllers and FIFA 20) – R5999
  • Xbox One S 1TB console – R3299
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab A 2019 32GB LTE tablet – R3999
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e 64GB tablet – R7999
  • Romoss Sense 6 20 000mAh powerbank – R299
  • More deals here.

PlayStation South Africa

Sony PlayStation South Africa will also offer a number of digitally discounted titles in the run up to Black Friday.

Some picks include:

Browse all discounted games here.

Prepaid Gamer

In an email to customers on Friday, Prepaid Gamer announced cuts to its digital PlayStation Plus membership codes.

The 12 -month offering will be reduced by 25%, while three-month memberships are 15% off.

You’ll pay R675 and R297, respectively.

The offer’s currently valid until 2 December at 10pm SAST and will be emailed to the buyer.

Raru

If you’ve never used Prepaid Gamer before but have Raru, the site is also offering the same PlayStation Plus membership codes as above.

That’s R675 (25% off) for the 12 month, and R297 (15% off) for the three-month. Both codes will be emailed to the buyer.

Ahead of Black Friday, it’s also running a Summer Games Sale for those who want to bolster their physical collections.

Some picks, for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, include:

Additionally, its Black Friday sale is now finally on.

“Black Friday Deals will be available from 9am Monday 25 November 2019 until 22:00 Monday 2 December 2019. Deals will be made available each day until Friday and in batches throughout Friday 29 November. Any deals still available will remain on sale until 10pm 2 December,” said the company.

Some picks include:

Samsung

Samsung will give users who sign up to their Black Friday sale a first look at products that will be on offer.

“The best Black Friday deals can be found first at Samsung Stores from 26 November, so make sure you’re prepared,” the company announced in a press release.

The deals, although the company didn’t state what would be on offer just yet, will be available in Samsung Stores across the country.

Wootware

A bit late to the party, Wootware announced on Wednesday that it would offer PC builders and gamers a number of hardware specials.

As of 7pm on Thursday, the retailer made good on that promise.

Some picks from its Black Friday sale include:

  • ASUS ROG SWIFT PG278QR 27-inch 2K 165Hz TN G-Sync gaming monitor – R8999
  • EVGA GeForce RTX 2080 XC Ultra Gaming 8GB GDDR6 256-bit graphics card – R10 499
  • WootBook Ultra 2070 Intel i7 9750H Full HD Notebook – R19 999
  • More deals here.

Xbox South Africa

Microsoft is set to discount a slew of games, including some must-owns.

Some picks include:

You can browse all discounted games ahead of their price drop (80% in some cases) here.

Where are the other stores?

New stores and deals will be added and updated throughout the course of the Black Friday period. Be sure to check back in with this article for those updates.

Feature image: Justin Lim via Unsplash

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