IT enthusiasts who frequented Challenger at Funan DigitaLife Mall should know by now that the homegrown retailer has set up a new 14,000-square-foot flagship store at Bugis Junction (B1–26). The store actually opened two months ago, but it’s until now that the company decided to do a big grand opening sale.
A 1-day sale event that’s happening this coming Saturday, July 1st, there are many items being discounted; and if you’re a member, there are exclusive deals that go up to 85% off the sticker price.
Here’s a list of the day’s highlights:
We’ve talked about some of the available offers in an earlier article, but since sharing is caring, here are a few additional ones.
Buying laptops is a still a thing these days, and during the 1-day sale, there will be discounts on all desktop and laptop PCs, including gaming-oriented ones. Participating brands include Acer, ASUS, Dell, HP, Lenovo, LG, and Razer. For example, the Lenovo Legion Y720, which comes with a 7th-gen Intel Core i7 processor, 16GB RAM, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics, 1TB HDD, and 256GB SSD, is going for S$2,199 for ValueClub members (U.P: S$2,699).
According to Challenger, there will be some discounts on select iPhone 7/7 Plus, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro and iPad Pro models. For example, the late–2016 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar using the 6th-gen Intel Core i5 processor and Intel Iris 550 graphics, with 8GB RAM and 512GB SSD is going for S$2,588.
Challenger’s house brand Valore makes a ton of mobility and lifestyle goods: phone accessories, power banks, wireless speakers, drones, action cameras - you name it! At during the sale, you’ll find many of them going for half the sticker price.
The Aztech AFC6600 is a drip filter coffee maker. It has an easy to use LCD control panel, and you can set a timer so that you can wake up to a fresh brew every morning. It comes with a 1.8L glass carafe (for up to 12 cups of coffee) and the nylon filter is removable and washable. Going for S$109 for ValueClub members (U.P: S$129), and you even get a free Aztech Silvertone bread toaster (ABT6620) worth S$79. Only 20 units are available, so hurry.
If you need more storage for work or for school, there are a few Seagate portable HDDs going on offer. The 1TB Backup Plus Slim model is going for S$68 (U.P: S$109), the 2TB model is going for S$88 (U.P: S$169), while the 4TB Backup Plus Portable model is going for S$168 (U.P: S$279). All of them sport USB 3.0 interface and a maximum data transfer rate of 120MB/s. Take note though, each member can only buy one unit.
The Chromecast 2 is an easy way to turn your dumb TV into a smart TV. Plug it into the HDMI port on your TV, and within minutes, you can start streaming your favorite shows to the big screen. Supporting 802.11ac Wi-Fi, it also works with iPhone, iPad, Android phones and tablets, Mac and Windows laptops, and Chromebooks. Usually going for S$65, ValueClub members can get it at S$33 during the sale.
In addition to counting steps, calories, and distances, the Garmin Vivosmart HR can also measure stairs climbed and your heart rate. It can sync up with a smartphone to display notifications, too. More importantly, this is the model that supports EZ-Link mobile payments, which means instead of fumbling for your EZ-Link card, you can use the band to pay for rides on public transport and purchases at merchants that support EZ-Link. Usually going for S$259, ValueClub members can get it for S$179 during the sale.
Need a way to control an appliance from your phone? Simply plug it into the TP-Link HS100 smart plug, hook it up to your network, and you can now control (even remotely access) it through a mobile app. For repeated tasks, you can schedule the switch to automatically power a device plugged into it on and off. Have an Amazon Echo smart speaker? The HS100 works with Alexa, too! Usually going for S$54, ValueClub members can pick one up for S$29 during the sale.