While Amazon Prime Day may still be a while to go, you can grab some great savings from Virgin Megastore UAE right now with their current online sale. There are some good deals to be had on everything from wearables to gaming laptops to a new robot vacuum cleaner, so make sure you grab what you’re looking for before it sells out.
Best laptop deals
The Asus VivoBook 14 K413EQ-AM226T features the high-end 11th gen Intel i7 processor with 2GB NVIDIA GeForce MX350 graphics. It is the top-end variant of the budget ultrabook from Asus that offers 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD and a dull HD 14-inch display panel with 60Hz refresh rate. The package makes it great for demanding tasks while being portable at the same time.
MSI Summit E14 A11SCST is a thin and light gaming laptop for those who want to game on the go. The laptop is selling for AED 7699, which is AED 300 less than usual. It comes with 11th gen Intel i7-processor with 16GB RAM and a 1TB SSD for storage. To power its graphics it packs an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Max-Q 4GB/
MSI Prestige 14 A11SCX is another sleek gaming laptop from the company that's selling at AED 1000 discount. It packs 11th gen Intel i7 processor with 16GB RAM and 1TB SSD storage. There's a 4GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 graphics card and a 14-inch full HD screen with a 60Hz refresh rate for crisp and smooth gaming visuals.
The Razer Book 13 is a thin and light productivity laptop with the 11th Gen Intel i7 processor with 16GB RAM and 256GB SSD. For graphics, it has Intel Iris XE. The display size is 13.4-inch, which makes it easily portable and compact enough to carry around with ease.
MSI Bravo 17 is a hefty machine with some powerful gaming hardware. It's best for those who like to play heavy titles on the go. It has Ryzen 7 4800H processor with 16GB RAM and 512GB storage. Graphics are powered by 4GB AMD Radeon RX 5500M. The heft comes because of its huge 17.3-inch full HD display with 120Hz refresh rate for smooth gaming experience.
For those who like the MacOS platform over Windows, this deal on MacBook Air is perfect. The sleek and lightweight Air is one of the best machines for those who like to work on the go. It's the Intel variant with 10th gen core i5 and 512GB storage.
Best gaming deals
MSI GP66 Leopard 10UG is packed with top notch specs beginning with 10th gen Intel i7 CPU with 16GB RAM and 1TB SSD for storage. What makes it really top notch is its Nvidia RTX 3070 GPU with a 15.6-inch display with 144Hz refresh rate. This makes it a powerful gaming machine for those who like to take their gaming adventures out of the house.
MSI Bravo 15 is also a solid deal for gamers who like to play on the go. Spec-wise, it's loaded with a Ryzen 7 4800H with 16GB RAM and 512GB in-built SSD for storage. For graphics, it's powered with 4GB AMD Radeon RX 5500M GPU. The display is 15.6-inch in size and comes with a 144hz refresh rate.
Philips 27-inch monitor is perfect for gamers who want a slightly smaller gaming setup. It has a 144Hz refresh rate and comes with 2560 x 1440 pixels (QHD) resolution. The aspect ratio is 16:9 which is handy for the majority of games. It is topped with the AMD Freesync feature which comes helps deliver smoother frames on the 144Hz monitor.
For those who have PlayStation 4 or 5, the Spider-Man Miles Morales with an AED 40 off on the regular price. It one of the best superhero games ever made for PlayStation. Having a game of this quality is a rare treat, particularly with the PS5. So if you're a Marvel or Spider-Man fan, go for this deal.
The much-loved game Ghost of Tsushima is available on sale with up to AED 110. Ghost of Tsushima is an engrossing, blood-soaked and beautiful open world game, and a fitting swan-song for the PS4, even if it's lacking in some places in originality.
Best deals on Wearables
The Active 2 is a sleek smartwatch from Samsung that comes with everything great about the Galaxy Watch, such as the reliable performance, a beautiful display, multiple-day battery life, and it comes in a great form factor that fits most wrists.
The Galaxy Fit2 from Samsung is an entry level fitness band is a polished effort than the last Fit and is definitely one of the nicest-looking affordable trackers. It covers all the tracking basics, but comes unstuck when you turn to it for monitoring heart rate and tracking exercise.
The premium smartwatch from Samsung -- the Galaxy Watch 3 is down by AED 300, making it a sweet deal. The Galaxy Watch 3 comes with an impressive design, a vivid display, and a bunch of new fitness features to help you track your progress across a wide range of activities, and stay motivated. It's for those who need a balance of a conventional look and all the features of a smartwatch.
The Venezia leather for this strap is handcrafted. Its delicate milling and tumbling process enhances the its pebbled texture. There are magnets concealed within the soft leather allow you to simply wrap it around your wrist for a comfortable fit and a sleek look. The price is down from AED 399 to AED 149.
The Samsung Galaxy Watch R810 comes with a 1.3-inch AMOLED display with 360x360 resolution. The highlights of this smartwatch are Wi-Fi, GPS (satellite), Bluetooth and dedicated LTE connectivity. Battery life is claimed to last up to 80 hours on single charge. If your budget is tight and you need a slightly lighter option, this is a good deal.
Best deals on audio
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro are perfect companion for those with a new Samsung smartphone. It has active noise cancellation to minus the noise and offer a truly isolated listening experience. It easily lasts up to five hours on a single charge. Galaxy Buds Pro offer multipoint pairing, hands-free Bixby support alongside a decent audio performance for price.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live are an interesting pair of true wireless earbuds. They offer a great set of features and a reliable 28-hour battery life on single charge, topped with a respectable sound quality and noise cancellation. The biggest talking point is its bean like design, especially for those who need something different from AirPods and its clones.
These TWS headphones are an update to the company's original Galaxy Buds. They offer improved battery life, better call audio thanks to a third internal microphone, and a new dual-driver design that uses two powerful drivers for better, clearer sound. Further, there's support for iOS through the new Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus app apart from the Android devices.
The Jabra Elite 75t was rated one of the top TWS by TechRadar. It improves upon the last generation model in most departments. The 75t offer around 7 hours of battery life, compact earbuds and a case with a very user-friendly companion app that lets you customise the equaliser and other settings.
The Powerbeats neckband style wireless headphone from Beats is one of the better options in its range. Powerbeats have up to 15 hours of listening time and Apple claims a 5-minute charge will give you up to 1 hour of playback. It comes with sweat and water resistance and Audio Sharing technology which allows pairing two sets of Beats headphones or AirPods to a single iPhone. It is available at AED 150 discount.
The Beats Solo Pro is one of the finest on-ear headphones with noise cancellation to buy for those who like bass. Apart from the signature Beats sound signature, it offers excellent battery life, impressive ANC performance, comfortable and sturdy design. Its price is down by AED 400 right now.
Powerbeats Pro is one of the best sounding TWS headphones you can own right now. It's made for fitness enthusiasts as its earhook design ensures a good fit for workout and running. These are sweat and water-resistant and offer up to 9 hours of listening time.
Best smartphone deals
The Samsung Galaxy A32 has received a price cut. It is an affordable smartphone for those with a limited budget. It has a 6.4-inch AMOLED with 1800 x 2400 Full HD+ resolution. The phone is powered by Mediatek Dimensity 720 chipset, 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. For optics, there is a set of four cameras with a 64MP primary lens. A 5000mAh battery powers the device.
The Galaxy S21 doesn't need an introduction. The entry point to Samsung's existing flagship lineup has got a price cut. It is a premium flagship that packs top of the line hardware. It has a 64 MP primary camera with 30x digital zoom, and up to 8K video recording at 24fps. The front has a 6.7-inch Super AMOLED which is among of the best displays on any phone. The phone is also IP68 rated, which protects it from water & dust.
The Galaxy S20FE is a toned-down version of Samsung's flagship Galaxy S20. It packs an impressive set of specs including a solid triple camera setup, a stunning FHD+ 6.5-inch AMOLED screen, Exynos 990 chipset and a reliable 4500mAh battery. It's a perfect fit for those who want to have the taste of a flagship phone, without paying the premium.
For those who love luxury and want to own the foldable form factor, this Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 is a great deal for them. Samsung is the only company offering this form factor in a usable package. It comes with all the top-notch specifications and a head-turning design. There's an AED 1000 discount on the Fold2.
The Galaxy Note 20 has a big, beautiful display, a gorgeous design, plenty of productivity features and top-notch cameras. If you have the budget, then it is one of the most capable big screen phones you can buy right now. Also, it is the only flagship phone to come with a stylus.
The Galaxy Note 10 Plus is almost two years old but it's still one of the finest phablet-sized phones available to buy at an affordable price. It has a massive 6.8-inch Quad HD+ screen that lends itself to the S Pen for notes. It has a good-looking slick glass back, flagship specs and a 4300mAh battery capacity.