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HWZ Deal Alert: 01 November 2019

By Wong Chung Wee - 1 Nov 2019

HWZ Deal Alert: 01 November 2019

Got deal, got talk! GDGT! =)

In the run-up to 11.11 Singles’ Day, there’s usually a dearth of good shopping deals. We managed to uncover some so that you can get some retail therapy over the weekend.

Remember, money doesn't buy happiness, that's why you go shopping!


SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD E60 (1TB)

The SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD is shock-resistant and sturdy. It even has an IP55 rating against rain, splashes, spills, and dust. They are fast too and the SanDisk Extreme can offer speeds of up to 550MB/s. It connects via USB-C but a USB-C to A adapter is provided. The drive is available in different capacities that range from 250GB to 2TB, but the 1TB SKU hits the sweet spot as it’s priced at S$282 (U.P S$399).

Check out the SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD E60 (1TB) here.


Sony Sound Bar HT-ST5000

This Sony sound bar is an oldie but goodie, as it boasts 7.1.2 channel S-Force Pro Front Surround sound with full support for Dolby Atmos. Get it for S$1,899 (U.P S$2,799) from Best Denki now.

Read more about the Sony Sound Bar HT-ST5000 here.


ASUS ROG Strix Scar II GL504GW Gaming Laptop

This 15.6-inch gaming laptop is powered by an 8th-gen Intel Core i7-8750H CPU, paired with 16GB of DDR4-2666 RAM, and features the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 graphics chipset with 8GB GDDR6 VRAM. Its full HD non-glare display even boasts of a 3ms response time. Though not the latest from ASUS, this well-built gaming notebook is going for only S$1,983.73 from Amazon.sg (U.P S$2,207.13).

We reviewed the ASUS ROG Strix Scar II GL504GS, which is powered by the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 graphics chipset, while the rest of its specifications are the same as the abovementioned.

Check out the ASUS ROG Strix Scar II GL504GW Gaming Laptop here.


Apple AirPods (2019)

If you aren’t sold on the new Apple AirPods Pro, there’s still the cheaper Apple AirPods with wireless charging case. They are sold at a slight discount by a Shopee retailer for only S$228 (U.P S$299). According to the seller, each purchase is backed by local Apple Singapore warranty so you can shop with peace of mind.

Read more about the Apple AirPods (2019) 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.