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Deal Alert: 8 gadgets to buy at the 8.8 Hachi.tech Day Grand Sale

By Ng Chong Seng - 8 Aug 2017

Deal Alert: What to buy at the 8.8 Hachi.tech Day Grand Sale


Happening now: 8.8 Hachi.tech Day Grand Sale

Since July, Hachi.tech has been offering various "8ventures" countdown deals on its website, and in the last four days, it's even been conducting flash sales daily. All these will culminate at the 8.8 Hachi.tech Day Grand Sale, which starts today, August 8. Take note though, this big sale only lasts two days, and will end tomorrow, August 9.

Without further ado, let us tell you what’s good to buy, buy, buy!


1.) ASUS ZenBook 3 Deluxe UX490UA-BE012T (Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, Blue)

For these two days (Aug 8 and 9), if you're shopping for a laptop or desktop PC, keep a lookout for various coupon codes that will appear on the 8ventures website or on the individual laptop or desktop PC's product page. With the appropriate coupon, Hachi.tech members can enjoy discounts ranging from S$68 to S$488. There are also coupon codes for Citi card holders to get an additional S$20 off, so total savings can be as much as S$508. Discounts are available for all laptops and desktops (including AIOs and gaming laptops/desktops), with the exception of Microsoft's Surface Pro and Pro 4 devices.

If you’re looking for a recommendation, you can consider the ASUS ZenBook 3 Deluxe. Sporting a 14-inch full HD display in a 13-inch unibody chassis, the ZenBook 3 Deluxe (model UX490UA-BE012T) is powered by an Intel Core i7–7500U CPU, with 16GB RAM and a 512GB SSD. Measuring just 12.9mm thick and weighing 1.1kg, it also features two Thunderbolt-capable USB-C ports and Harman Kardon audio. Hachi.tech is selling the Royal Blue model for S$2,698, but with the coupon code 8DAYPC288, Hachi.tech members will be able to knock a further S$288 off the price. Citi card holders should use the code 8DAYPC308-CITI instead to get S$308 off.

Buy the ASUS ZenBook 3 Deluxe UX490UA laptop here!


2.) TomTom Adventurer (Black)

The TomTom Adventurer is an outdoor multi-sport watch that has a built-in heart rate monitor and an integrated music player with 3GB of storage. It can provide real-time GPS and barometer info, do 24/7 activity tracking (including sleep tracking), and is water resistant to 40m (5 ATM). In addition, it offers over 10 hours of battery life on all sports modes, or over 20 hours in hiking mode. The straps are removable, so you can switch them anytime to fit your kit or mood. Hachi.tech is now selling the TomTom Adventurer (in black) for S$349, down from the usual S$499.

Buy the TomTom Adventurer cardio + music fitness watch here!


3.) Linksys Velop

Do you’ve spotty Wi-Fi connections at home? And if you’re using an extender to get around the problem, do you find manually switching between Wi-Fi networks cumbersome? If so, you can consider a mesh networking solution, such as the Linksys Velop. A modular system, you can simply place additional nodes to work around walls, problem areas, or multiple stories and enjoy whole-home Wi-Fi. Best of all, unlike traditional routers and range extenders, your Wi-Fi signal strength doesn't degrade as you move further away from the main router. Of course, it helps that you can set up the Velop in just minutes. Hachi.tech is now selling the Velop in packs of two and three for S$539 (U.P: S$599) and S$649 (U.P: S$699) respectively. Better yet, you get to enjoy a S$52 cashback these two days for even more savings.

Buy the 2-pack Linksys Velop whole-home mesh Wi-Fi system here!

Buy the 3-pack Linksys Velop whole-home mesh Wi-Fi system here!


4.) D-Link DIR-882

The D-Link DIR-882 is an AC2600 Wi-Fi router, which means it can deliver 800Mbps on its 2.4GHz radio and 1,733 Mbps on its 5GHz radio. It’s MU-MIMO-capable too, which means it supports simultaneous streaming on multiple devices. Additionally, the router has two USB ports, so you can connect it to storage drives to create your own private storage for streaming or hook it up to printers for family sharing. Usually going for S$209, Hachi.tech is now selling the DIR-882 for S$138.

Buy the D-Link DIR-882 AC2600 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi router here!


5.) Microsoft Sculpt Mobile Mouse

The Microsoft Sculpt Mobile Mouse’s compact design and BlueTrack technology (which means it will work on virtually any surface) make it an ideal device for the office or on the go. It is suitable for use in either hand, features a four-way scroll wheel, and has a Windows button for quick access to the Start menu and your favorite apps. Hachi.tech is now selling this mouse for S$28, down from the usual S$41.

Buy the Microsoft Sculpt Mobile Mouse here!


6.) WD My Book (6TB)

Need tons of storage for your 4K videos? Or looking to consolidate all your files from multiple smaller drives into one big external one? The 6TB WD My Book desktop hard drive might be what you’re looking for. The external USB 3.0 storage is compatible Apple’s Time Machine backup function, and for Windows users, WD is thoughtful enough to throw in its own WD backup tool. For the security conscious, the drive also supports 256-bit AES hardware encryption with the WD Security software, allowing you to set a password to safeguard your content. Normally priced at S$469, you can now pick up this spacious drive for S$298.

Buy the 6TB WD My Book desktop storage here!


7.) Seagate Backup Plus Slim (1TB, Gold)

The Seagate Backup Plus Slim is a series of thin and light (160g!) portable drives that supports USB 3.0 transfer speeds. It’s compatible with Windows and Mac operating systems, and offers one-click backup through the Seagate Dashboard software. Hachi.tech is currently selling the 1TB model (in a gold color casing) for S$68, down from the usual S$109.

Buy the 1TB Seagate Backup Plus Slim portable HDD here!


8.) Apple iPhone 7

Super-fast processors, gorgeous screens, great cameras, and now water and dust resistant, Apple's iPhone 7 and 7 Plus need no further introduction. If you’re still looking to get one, Hachi.tech is now selling the 256GB iPhone 7 in silver color for S$1,218 (U.P: S$1,388) sans contract.

Buy the iPhone 7 (256GB, Silver) here!


Editor’s note and disclaimer: The deals are not an endorsement or recommendation of the product from the editorial team. Instead, the listed items present themselves as a good deal based on the novelty factor and how much of a discount it is being offered from standard retail pricing at the time of publishing. Please note that we are not responsible in any way if you’re unable to secure the listed offer due to errors on our part or should the offers expire by the time you’ve checked them.