The latest estimates on Cyber Monday shopping had people spending upwards of $7 billion online. And, when you look at some of the deals that were available it comes as no surprise.
Online retail advocate Cyber Monday Deals Awards posted its best deals of the day.
Tablets are one of the most talked about products this Cyber Monday 2013 from the high end tablet iPad Air to entry level options such as Google Nexus or the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3. But it was Amazon on stole the show with $50 off its KindleFire device. The second best deal was Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition for $50 bucks off plus free shipping.
Interested in video games? With the recent release of the Playstation 4 and the Xbox One, video games are quickly becoming this holiday season’s most talked about products. However, some of the best offers are on the previous generation’s consoles, the PS3, Xbox 360 and the Nintendo Wii. But the best deal on Cyber Monday was a holiday special at Amazon.com: Walking Dead for Sony PlayStation Vita for $179.99. It was originally priced at $259.96.
Smartphone deals are abundant this Cyber Monday 2013. Many Web sites are offering phones at no charge with certain cellular plans. This has been the case with one of this holiday’s most popular smart phones, the Samsung Galaxy S4. However, it will not be easy finding a free iPhone 5s or 5c this year due to the recent release of the phones as well as Apple’s pricing strategy. However, retailers are providing other incentives for the purchase of the iPhone 5s, such as free store credit or gift cards. For links to the available Cyber Monday 2013 deals on cell phones, visit the cyber week awards Web site. Best deal today was for the HTC One at exactly one penny plus 50GB of free cloud drive storage from Amazon.com. To get that storage you have to purchase an Android phone.
There were three really good deals on Windows PCs all under $300 bucks. Asus D450CA 14-inch black laptop was $299 with free shipping. The Dell Inspiron 11 11.6inch touchscreen laptop was also just under the $300 mark and it too came with free shipping. But the best laptop deal goes to Asus for its 1015E 10.1 inch model at $259.
Digital camera deals, especially high-end DSLR cameras, can be found at various online retailers this year. Brands such as Nikon, Canon, and Sony will be featured with special offers. Best deal so far on Cyber Monday comes from FujiFilm, its X-S1 digital camera with 26x manual zoom was priced at $319. That was 54 per cent off.
Those who want added protection for these steals can look to Tech to Us who announced a Cyber Monday deal for a single incident gift card for only $19.99 instead of the normal price of $99. This gift card, which is backed by a service guarantee, is good for support on not just computers, but all consumer technology.