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Deal alert: Top deals from the Challenger + Hachi.tech year-end sale

By Team HardwareZone - 3 Nov 2018

Deals you shouldn’t miss from the Challenger + Hachi.tech year-end sale


Start your Christmas shopping early

Hear, hear - Challenger is holding a year-end sales event at its Challenger stores as well as on Hachi.tech. For this sale, in addition to upfront discounts, the retailer has also prepared cut-out coupons and coupon codes for further discounts for in-store and online sales.

Here’s a rundown of what these coupons and codes do:

  • Additional S$10 off with minimum spend of S$150: 100 redemptions per week (1–9 Nov, 10–16 Nov, 17–23 Nov, 24–30 Nov)
  • Additional S$20 off with minimum spend of S$290: 75 redemptions per week (1–9 Nov, 10–16 Nov, 17–23 Nov, 24–30 Nov)
  • 3X rebates (total rebate capped at S$50): 100 redemptions for 1–9 Nov and 24–30 Nov
  • 2X rebates (total rebate capped at S$25): 100 redemptions for 10–16 Nov and 17–23 Nov

To get the cut-out coupons, you can go to any of Challenger’s retail outlets. There will also be people distributing them at the CBD area. For Hachi.tech’s discount codes, simply go to this link.

Without further ado, here are a few gadget deals we’ve curated for you.


1.) Discounts on Desktop and Notebook PCs

Discounts are offered for desktop and notebook PCs from brands such as Microsoft, HP, Acer, ASUS, Dell, Lenovo, and Avita if you use either the in-store cut-out coupons or Hachi voucher codes. As mentioned earlier, you can get the physical cut-out coupons from all Challenger stores; for Hachi.tech’s discount codes, they will be listed here.

Here are the discounts you’ll get based on the price of the product:

  • S$800 - S$999: $30 off
  • S$1,000 - S$1,499: $50 off
  • S$1,500 - S$1,999: $80 off
  • S$2,000 and above: $120 off


2.) Linksys WRT32X AC3200 Gaming Router

Built exclusively for gaming, the Linksys WRT32X has a Killer Prioritization Gaming to priortize gaming traffic. Working in tandem with Killer-enabled PCs from brands such as Alienware, Gigabyte, MSI, and Razer, it’s able to reduce peak ping times by up to 70%. This AC3200-class dual-band wireless router also sports a 1.8GHz dual-core processor, four high-performance antennas, four gigabit LAN ports, as well as a USB 3.0 port and an eSATA (USB 2.0) port for hooking up to external storage devices. Normally selling for S$399, you can now pick one up for S$199.

Get the Linksys WRT32X here.


3.) Seagate Backup Plus Portable Drives (1TB / 2TB / 4TB / 5TB)

Need more portable storage? Hachi.tech is now offering discounts for several models of the Seagate Backup Plus portable HDDs, which support USB 3.0 transfer speeds and work on both Mac and PC.

  • 1TB: S$75 (U.P: S$109)
  • 2TB: S$99 (U.P: S$159)
  • 4TB: S$149 (U.P: S$229)
  • 5TB: S$189 (U.P: S$309)

Oh yes, the drives also come with a complimentary 2-month membership for Adobe Creative Cloud Plan (worth US$19.98).

Get the Seagate Backup Plus here.


4.) Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones

The Beats Solo3 Wireless uses Apple’s W1 chip for seamless setup and switching between Apple devices. It offers up to 40 hours of battery life and has a Fast Fuel tech that lets you get three hours of play time with just a 5-minute charge. An on-ear headphones, the Solo3 Wireless cushioned earcups are adjustable. In addition, integrated on-ear controls along with dual beam-forming mics work together to let you take calls, play music, adjust volume, and activate Siri while on the go. Typically retailing for S$398, you can now buy it at S$348 from Hachi.tech.

Get the Beats Solo3 Wireless here.


5.) TP-Link Smart Wi-Fi LED Bulbs

Are you looking to replace some of your lamps’ bulbs with smart bulbs, so that you can control them on your phone and monitor the usage? If so, take a look at TP-Link’s series of smart LED bulbs, which offer direct Wi-Fi connectivity so there’s no separate hub to worry about.

Several models are available: in broad strokes, the LB100 is the most affordable of the bunch, offering dimming capability and up to 600 lumens of brightness. Next level up is the LB110, which offers up to 800 lumens and supports power monitoring. The LB120 also goes up to 800 lumens but additionally supports tunable color temperature. And finally, the LB130 is the one that can do 16 million colors.

Normally selling for $49 to $89, the Hachi.tech is now taking 50% off the bulbs’ sticker price:

  • LB100: S$24.50 (U.P: S$49)
  • LB110: S$29.50 (U.P: S$59)
  • LB120: S$34.50 (U.P: S$69)
  • LB130: S$44.50 (U.P: S$89)

Get the TP-Link smart Wi-Fi LED bulbs here.


6.) HP OfficeJet Pro 6970 All-in-One Printer

The HP OfficeJet Pro 6970 is a color inkjet printer with a maximum print speed of 20ppm for mono and 11ppm for color. A multi-function device with additional copy, scan, and fax capabilities, the 6970 also comes with a 35-sheet ADF and supports automatic two-sided printing. Equipped with both wired and wireless connectivity, you can easily print from your desktop PCs, or from your smartphones and tablets. Normally going for S$269, you can now pick it up from Hachi.tech for S$209. And lest we forget, all HP ink and toner cartridges are also going for 8% off their usual price.

Get the HP OfficeJet Pro 6970 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.