Best January 2021 sales in Australia

The T3 team is scouring the net for the most amazing bargains for your post-Christmas shopping pleasure

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The new year is go - and we're seeing many outstanding January deals already. There's even a few good Boxing Day bargains still on offer - and we'll keep this page updated with new deals, as well as checking that the older deals are still available - so check back often!

Retailers are currently slashing prices, making now a brilliant time to grab a deal. They're doing this because there's such heavy competition between stores to tempt people into spending money again and to make up for a slow start to the year.

Read on for the best of the current  sales and deals below and remember – this same page is where you'll find even more the best deals and sales as they go live.

Happy shopping!

  • Amazon: smart home tech, gaming and audio deals
  • Catch: many amazing deals, all of the time
  • Dell: save yourself up to 40% off selected laptops
  • Dyson: vacuum cleaners, fans and air purifiers discounted
  • eBay: electronics, beauty products, pantry essentials and more
  • HP Australia: up to 43% off some laptops and desktops
  • Lenovo: up to 55% off Think laptops and desktops
  • Microsoft: up to 50% off Xbox digital version games
  • Myer: up to 50% off across the whole site
  • Target: save on toys, fashion, homewares and related goods
  • CameraPro: save up to 30% off cameras and lenses

Best January 2021 deals 

Smartphones

Realme X3 SuperZoom (8GB/128GB) Glacier Blue | AU$569 on Amazon (save AU$80)

Realme's X3 SuperZoom offers a powerhouse Snapdragon 855+ processor, along with a stunning 120Hz display, 60x zoom capability, 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage for only AU$569 – that's roughly a third of the price of a Samsung flagship, and we think this could possibly be the best value smartphone in this price range. View Deal

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 | AU$1,147 (RRP AU$1,499, save AU$352)

You can save a big chunk of change on this large, productivity-focused phone - thanks to it still being sold at its older Black Friday price. Take notes, draw and even edit the photos you take by way of the brilliant stylus. Save AU$352 on the handset when you buy from Amazon.View Deal

Headphones & Audio

Jabra Elite Active 75t | From AU$217 (RRP AU$329; save up to AU$112)

The Jabra Elite Active 75t comes with active noise cancellation, which is a big in-demand feature usually seen in more expensive models. Audio quality is excellent, and it offers 24 hours of battery life  - even with with ANC on. Score them from Amazon now and save over AU$110 on the copper/black or navy blue colours.View Deal

Jabra Elite 85t | AU$258 (RRP AU$349; save AU$91)

While the Jabra Elite 75t above is a great set of earbuds, it wasn't long before the updated 85t true wireless 'buds appeared. They are a definite improvement, comingwith with excellent audio quality, adjustable active noise cancellation and good battery life. It retails for AU$350 locally, but if you import it from the US you'll save almost AU$100.

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Samsung Galaxy Buds Live | from AU$185 (RRP AU$319, save AU$134)

The Galaxy Buds Live are the first from Samsung to offer noise cancellation. The sound quality is good, and they come with an extra dose of punchy bass, so for modern music they're extremely good. The noise cancelling capabilities aren't up there with the best, but at least you get something functional. The copper brown is cheapest at just AU$185.View Deal

Bose SoundLink Color II | From AU$129 (RRP AU$199, save up to AU$70)

This little beauty comes with Bose's signature sound, a water-resistant build and up to 8 hours of battery life - all in a nicely portable Bluetooth device. The yellow option is currently AU$70 off on Amazon, while the black model is discounted by AU$60.View Deal

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 | AU$398 (was AU$599, save AU$201)

Bose's Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 is the premiere offering from the company that has so much experience in this category. They offer comfort, class, and competent cancelling along with the clear audio that Bose is known for. In this early Boxing Day deal from Amazon, you can save AU$201 off the RRP.View Deal

Sony WH-1000XM4 | AU$386 on Catch (save AU$163)

It's not the best price we've seen the excellent WH-1000XM4s drop to but considering it's out of stock on Amazon, you may want to consider checking it out on Catch. It's currently the best price on our top pick for the best noise cancelling cans, available in the Silver Platinum flavour.View Deal

Sennheiser PXC 550-II | AU$329 on Amazon (save AU$220)

Sennheiser’s latest PXC-550 II cans are reduced by a solid 40%, and should be strongly considered by anyone looking at the traditional leaders in this space - Bose and Sony. They feature up to 30 hours of battery life, touch pad controls, smart pause when removing from your head, and the stellar sound that the brand is known for.View Deal

Beats Powerbeats 3 | AU$129 at Kogan (save AU$130)

If you're a fan of thumping bass-heavy sounds, Beats has you covered. While they’re unlike to please the audio purists, AU$129 for the Powerbeats 3 is an awesome price if you’re looking for some powerful tunes during your workout. Available from Kogan.View Deal

CDs and vinyls | under AU$20 on Amazon

Looking to expand your music collection? No matter what your preferred genre is, there's sure to be something you'll like on Amazon – from Tina Turner to The Crown, from pop to techno and everything else in between. You'll even get compilations. And they're all under AU$20 right now, with many available on both audio CD and vinyl.View Deal

PCs, peripherals and accessories

Dell XPS 13 (7390) | i5 / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD | AU$1,324.30 at Dell (save AU$574.70)

The Dell XPS 13 is rarely discounted by more than 15%, so this 30% saving is amazing to see. This configuration has a 10th Gen Intel Core i5 CPU onboard, so performance is excellent. It’s slim, compact and overall a top-notch laptop. To get the full discount on this white model, enter the code LOVEKEANU at checkout.View Deal

Dell Inspiron 15 5505 | Ryzen 7 / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD | AU$1,045.30 at Dell (save AU$453.70)

This Inspiron features an AMD’s Ryzen 7 4000 series CPU, so you can expect superb performance and plenty of grunt. There’s a huge amount of storage too, so if you’re after a dependable laptop for everyday use, this affordable Inspiron is worth considering. Head to Dell and use the code LOVEKEANU to get the full discount.View Deal

Dell Inspiron 15 7506 2-in-1 | i7 / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD | AU$1,589.40 at Dell (save AU$1,259.60)

Looking for a new convertible laptop? There’s a massive 40% discount off this 15-inch 2-in-1, bringing the price down to a far more affordable AU$1,589. An 11th Gen Intel i7 processor powers this beast, and there’s a huge 16GB of RAM onboard too. Enter the code LOVEKEANU at checkout to get the full discount.View Deal

Seagate 16TB Expansion Desktop USB drive (STEB16000402) | AU$428 (RRP AU$699, save AU$271

Add a humungous 16TB of storage to add to your Mac or PC (or even TV or gaming console) and all at a low price that's currently cheaper than anywhere in Australia. Typically selling for AU$650+ here, this Amazon UK import is 40% off. Note that it has a UK plug, so you'll need a travel adapter to use it with our Aussie power sockets.View Deal

Wearables

Fitbit Charge 4 (Rosewood) | AU$177.61 (RRP AU$249.95, save AU$72.34)

The new Fitbit Charge 4 has seen some nice generational improvements. It now has GPS built-in, and support for Spotify and Fitbit Pay means you can now use it to pay for things and leave the wallet at home. To save yourself AU$72, head to Amazon and pick it up in  Rosewood.View Deal

Fitbit Versa 3 | AU$340.32 on Amazon (save AU$59.63)

Chances are you won't get this in time for Christmas but if your New Year resolution is to get fit, the Versa 3 can help. There's GPS built in, so you can leave your phone behind if you want, and you can save AU$59.63 when importing it from the US. Available in Black

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Smart Home

Amazon Echo Show 5 | AU$99 on Amazon (save AU$30)

The Echo Show 5 is available for a small discount. It's small, fits into any space and its a great stepping stone to setting up a smart home, bringing all of Alexa’s smarts to a screen, or supplementing you already in-place smart home gear. Available in both Charcoal and Sandstone for the same AU$99 price.View Deal

Nanoleaf Canvas (9-pack) | AU$272.65 on Amazon (save AU$77.34)

The Canvas might be the older model to the Shapes, but these panels are gorgeous to say the least. With a crystalline effect, the lights have a rhythm mode that dance to your favourite tunes. It's a great way to add real dynamism to any room.  Score 9 panels of these smart lights for 22% off on Amazon right now.View Deal

Nvidia Shield TV Pro | AU$329 on Kogan (save AU$70)

The Nvidia Shield TV Pro is a premium Android-powered 4K HDR streaming player that puts all your favourite streaming services and apps at your fingertips, and is intended to replace your TVs interface with a far superior one. The single best thing about the Shield Pro is its ability to upscale almost any content, usually with much better results even the top smart TVs can manage. Plus, it has support for both Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos audio. It’s an easy device to recommend. Available from Kogan for AU$329 plus shipping.View Deal

Bose Home Speaker 300 | AU$299 (RRP AU$399, save AU$100.95)

Bose's small smart speaker combines the outstanding audio quality we expect from Bose, with Google Assistant and Alexa to make an ideal home speaker. With a AU$399 asking price, it's one of the more expensive smart speakers on the market, but it's now at the one of the lowest price we've seen. Get it in either black or white for AU$299 a pop, or 25% off.View Deal

Video games

BEST GAMES OF 2020

Assassin's Creed Valhalla (PS4, PS5, Xbox One/S/X) | AU$64.99 (RRP AU$99.95, save AU$34.96)

The latest Assassin's Creed title was released only in October, but it's already available at a steep discount from Amazon, saving you $35 off the RRP. This Viking epic sees you traverse Norway and England in the 9th century, and has scored widespread critical acclaim as one of the best games of 2020. This price is available on the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5 and Xbox One/S/X versions.View Deal

Immortals: Fenyx Rising (PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One/S/X) | AU$59 (RRP AU$99.95, save AU$40.95)

Ubisoft's other big open-world title for 2020 is an Ancient Greece action romp that pits you against mythological beasts like cyclopes, hydras and gorgons... and it's available at an even bigger discount than Valhalla, with over 41% off the RRP. Grab it on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Switch or Xbox One/S/X for just AU$59.View Deal

Watch Dogs: Legion (PS4, PS5, Xbox One/S/X) | AU$56.99 (RRP $99.95, save AU$42.96)

Like Valhalla and Immortals above, this third entry Ubisoft's Watch Dogs open-world action/hacking series only came out a couple of months back, but it's already available for just over half price. If you haven't picked it up yet, or need a stocking stuffer for a gamer in your life, this is another great deal. Available on the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5 and Xbox One/S/X editions.View Deal

Gaming hardware

Nintendo Switch | AU$399 on Amazon (save AU$70)

If you missed out on the Nintendo Switch deals earlier in January, you can still save AU$70 on the console in either Neon or Grey through Amazon.View Deal

Nintendo Switch Lite (Grey) | AU$298 on Amazon (RRP AU$329.95, save AU$31.95)

Score a nice AU$40 discount on the Nintendo Switch Lite - which covers all the colour options, so you'll pay AU$289 all up. View Deal

PS4 DualShock 4 controller | AU$78 (RRP AU$69.95, save AU$11.95)

Grab a nice discount on DualShock 4 controllers. There's a few colours available for this classic controller, available in red, green camo or blue.View Deal

Nintendo Switch Joy-Con controllers | AU$99 on Amazon (RRP AU$119.95, save AU$20.95)

This deal sees the Nintendo Switch Joy-Cons down to AU$99, up slightly from the AU$89 Lightning Deal we saw earlier. If you missed out, a AU$20 discount is available on the Neon Red/Neon Blue, Neon Blue/Neon Yellow, Neon Green/Neon Pink and Neon Purple/Neon Orange controllers.View Deal

Cameras & accessories

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III | AU$839.80 on Amazon (save AU$160.15)

This Canon point-and-shoot not only offers a 4.2x optical zoom to get you closer to the action, but will also record at a blistering 30fps video. It's a great vlogging camera for those always on the go, and is  a terrific little camera for taking with you everywhere.View Deal

Canon EOS RP (body only)  | AU$1,465 on Amazon (save AU$380)

It may not seem like a big discount, but that's just under 20% off the RRP of AU$1,899. And there's absolutely nothing wrong with saving a little extra cash on an already affordable camera, so head to click on the green button to head to Amazon if you're keen on a camera for the new year. You'll get a 26.6MP sensor, a powerful imaging engine, great autofocus and, more importantly, topnotch image quality.View Deal

DJI Osmo Action | AU$299 on Amazon (save AU$200)

The DJI Osmo Action is a much more affordable alternative to most GoPro action cams. It falls short of the GoPro Hero 9 in feature set but it is a very capable action camera. And at a smidge under AU$300, it's a great buy, if you can wait for it to arrive from the US.

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Up to 50% off select big name glasses

Sunglasses Hut is offering up to half price for many top brands, including Versace, Ray-Ban and Oakley

This includes free delivery, too. This offer will run through to January 27th, and there's loads of very premium glasses at huge discounts going so check it out.View Deal

Enjoy 30% off your second pair of eyewear or goggles at Oakley + free shipping

Make the most of sunglasses season with these great deals. This offer is valid until January 26th. Pick up a second pair of Oakley glasses or goggles at a nice 30% discount.View Deal

Panasonic Nanoe EH-NA98 hair dryer | AU$255 on Amazon (save AU$94)

Panasonic may not be known for hair care products but is EH-NA98 Nanoe Care range promises to leave your hair smooth and damage-free, locking in moisture for a healthy head of hair. With different speeds and temperatures to choose from, this hair dryer offers great bang for your buck.View Deal

Services

Foxtel's Boxing Day Sale |AU$64/m for 12 months

Foxtel's fantastic Super Summer Sale gets you 12 months of Foxtel Plus, including 50+ channels of Entertainment, Drama, Lifestyle, Docos, Reality and Sports HD with over 50 sports live across 12 dedicated 24/7 sport channels, all at the reduced cost of AU$59.20* per month on a 12-month plan. Best of all, there are no setup costs at all. 

*Minimum cost AU$710.40 on direct debit, based on Sports HD with iQ4. New customers only. Residential customers and standard install only. Foxtel cancel fee applies. Offer ends 15/2/2021.

Of course, that's not the only plan that's been discounted in Foxtel's Big Christmas sale. Check out Foxtel's other discounted plans below. Click on each deal to find out more about it.

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