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Amazon Australia's Mid-Year Sale has officially ended, but there's still massive savings to be had.
Amazon dropped plenty of deals over a 10-day period, kicking off on May 28 and ending Sunday, June 6, with the online marketplace carrying deals over into this week to clear excess stock.
While the discounts on some items are excellent, Amazon has offered better prices during some of its other big sales, like during Prime Day and Black Friday. And, if rumours are true, then there's a bigger sale coming soon.
That doesn't mean you shouldn't shop right now. There are some seriously good deals available on Amazon Australia right now and we're pulling together a handpicked selection of the best ones to help you navigate the site.
Check out the very best deals still live from the Amazon Mid-Year Sale below.
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Computers and Tablets
Lenovo Yoga 9i | i7 / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD |
AU$3,199 AU$2,719 on Amazon (opens in new tab) (save AU$480)
Lenovo's Yoga 9i is a brilliant edition to its range of 2-in-1s. It’s outfitted with the latest specs, including an 11th-gen Intel Core i7 processor, 16GB of RAM and a 512GB SSD. It delivers phenomenal performance, and if you think that would come at the expense of battery life, you’d be wrong. Grab yourself a saving of 20% off RRP with Amazon.
Logitech MX Keys wireless keyboard |
AU$199 AU$165.60 on Amazon (opens in new tab) (save AU$33.40)
A great wireless keyboard with some very neat backlighting. The MX Keys has sensors in the keyboard which detect your hands, illuminating the keys when you start to type and dimming them again when you step away from the computer. And it connects wirelessly via Bluetooth, while charging via USB-C. Nab this neat saving when you buy from Amazon.
Samsung Galaxy A12 (128GB) |
AU$299 AU$247 on Amazon (opens in new tab) (save AU$52)
The Galaxy A12 is a super-cheap smartphone, and Amazon has just made it even cheaper for its Mid-Year Sale. It boasts a large 6.5-inch display, and on the rear is a four-camera array, including a 48MP main lens and a 5MP ultra-wide camera. Both the black (opens in new tab) and blue (opens in new tab) colours are discounted on Amazon, along with a range of other Samsung A-series smartphones (opens in new tab).
Samsung Galaxy A32 (128GB) |
AU$499 AU$394 on Amazon (opens in new tab) (save AU$105)
There's little not to like about the Samsung A32. It features a 6.5-inch AMOLED display with a 90Hz screen and great cameras on the rear – four in total. And for a budget phone, it snaps sharp, rich photos from all sensors too. Despite all this, battery life is impressively long. The A32 is now going cheap in black (opens in new tab) and violet (opens in new tab) on Amazon. Head to Amazon to see all the Samsung A-series phone discounts (opens in new tab).
Garmin Fenix 6 Pro Solar |
AU$1,499 AU$898 on Amazon (opens in new tab)(save AU$601)
The Garmin Fenix 6 (opens in new tab)is one of the best multi-sport watches you can get, but it's rare to pick up one for much less than the RRP. Amazon has slashed the price of the Solar version of its premium wearable, saving you a massive AU$601. It’s got top-notch adventure tracking, GPS-based mapping and solar charging giving you up to 10.5 days of battery life in smartwatch mode for when you’re off the beaten path. Get advanced training metrics including running dynamics, heat-and altitude-adjusted VO2 max, recovery advisor and even surf session tracking. Get it in amethyst steel (opens in new tab) or light gold (opens in new tab) for AU$898.
Garmin Instinct Solar |
AU$699 AU$476 on Amazon (opens in new tab) (save AU$22)
If rugged is what you're after in a smart watch, the Garmin Instinct Solar is what you need. Built tough to withstand a range of environments, it comes with a fibre-reinforced polymer case and a chemically strengthened, scratch-resistant display. Add solar charging, GPS and fitness tracking, and there's not much you could ask for. Save over AU$220 on the dark blue (opens in new tab) model today Amazon.
Jabra Elite 65t |
AU$119 AU$79 on Amazon (opens in new tab) (save AU$40)
They may not be the latest model, but these true wireless 'buds are great, especially for just AU$79 a pop. We've never seen them for a better price - and we don't expect to either. So if you're after a set of 'buds that offer great sound quality and a good degree of noise isolation, then these are worth every penny. Available in Gold Beige and Copper Black (opens in new tab) on Amazon.
If you'd prefer the sweat-resistant sporty version of the Elite 65t, you'll be glad to know that the Jabra Elite Active 65t is down to just AU$99 in Copper Blue (opens in new tab) and Copper Red (opens in new tab).
Sennheiser HD 450BT |
AU$299 AU$169 on Amazon (opens in new tab) (save AU$130)
Already a much cheaper alternative to the Sony WH-1000XM4, you’ll save further still with Amazon’s discount on these Sennheisers. The HD 450BT's sound detailed and clear, with a nice, warm bass. Noise cancellation is decent, though not class-leading with some outside noise leaking in. Now discounted in both black (opens in new tab) and white (opens in new tab) on Amazon.
Shure Aonic 50 |
AU$599 AU$359 on Amazon (opens in new tab) (save AU$240)
This was audio specialist Shure's first wireless cans and, from what our colleagues over at What Hi-Fi have discovered, it was a pretty good effort. With impressive battery life, great sound (including good bass) and noise cancellation on board, these are strong performers if you're after a set of seriously good Shures. And the black (opens in new tab) and white (opens in new tab) sets are down to AU$359 apiece, while the brown model (opens in new tab) is a little more expensive at AU$369.
Sony WH-1000XM4 headphones |
AU$499 AU$346 on Amazon (opens in new tab) (save AU$153)
The latest WH-1000XM4 headphones are Sony's best when it comes to both ANC and audio, offering intelligent adaptive noise-cancelling and a pleasing, warm audio profile. While it's not the biggest price drop we've seen on these cans, it's not far off, so save yourself over AU$150 at Amazon now.
Bose QuietComfort true wireless earbuds |
AU$399.95 AU$299 on Amazon (opens in new tab) (save AU$100.95)
Bose has taken its expertise in noise-cancelling to the true wireless format with the QuietComfort Earbuds. They boast superbly balanced and exciting sound, along with impressive ANC capabilities. Available in Black (opens in new tab) for AU$299 at Amazon.
Bose QuietComfort 35 II |
AU$399 AU$286 on Amazon (opens in new tab) (save AU$113)
Grab a top-notch deal on the QuietComfort 35 II, which boast class-leading noise cancellation and balanced sound to should satisfy most listeners. They may not be the flagship offering from Bose, but they’re cheaper and come in a much more standard form factor. You’ll save AU$113 when you buy from Amazon in black (opens in new tab) or silver (opens in new tab).
Ultimate Ears Boom 3 |
AU$199.95 from AU$150.14 on Amazon (opens in new tab) (save AU$49)
One of the best Bluetooth speakers around, the UE Boom 3 is especially good if you'd like a portable speaker you can use outdoors. That’s because it’s waterproof and dustproof with a sports rugged design which can withstand some knocking about. Audio quality and volume is impressive for its small size, too. If you’d like to make it yours, all colours are now discounted on Amazon.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus |
AU$299 AU$139.58 on Amazon (opens in new tab) (save AU$159.42)
You'll get an 11-hour battery life and support for iOS users in the Buds Plus. They also come with a dual-driver design which results in better sound quality compared to the original Galaxy Buds. These don’t have noise cancellation tech, but what the Buds Plus offer instead is a price point that’s easy on the wallet. Available for just AU$139.58 in black (opens in new tab).
Bose Frames Rondo/Alto |
AU$299 AU$199 on Amazon (opens in new tab) (save AU$100)
With the launch of the newer Bose Frames, the price of the original audio sunglasses has been dropping. While Amazon has been consistently listing them for around the AU$230 mark, both the Rondo and Alto styles are down to just AU$199 – their lowest price that we saw during Black Friday 2020. With a battery life of 3 hours and personal sound that most people around you can't hear, these sunnies are actually pretty darn cool.
Home and Living
Russell Hobbs Slow Cooker 3.5L |
AU$49.95 AU$38 at Amazon (opens in new tab) (save AU$11.95)
If you're wanting to add slow cooking to your kitchen arsenal, this is a great entry-level appliance. Fitted with three heat settings,
you'll get a removable ceramic 3.5L bowl capable of making up to four servings. Add your ingredients, switch it on and let the slow cooker do the work. All for just over AU$30.
Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit (opens in new tab) |
AU$149.95 AU$98 at Amazon (save AU$51.95)
Grab yourself a generous AU$50 off this extremely fun living room take on Mario Kart, available in the Luigi (opens in new tab)-themed set (Mario is currently out of stock). If you're not across how it works: you control a real-life kart figurine in your home, which is the backdrop of the track you're playing on your console. Pretty clever, if you ask us.
Pulse 3D wireless headset for PS5 |
AU$159.95 AU$138 at Amazon (opens in new tab)(save AU$21.95)
Sony's first-party headset is an essential addition if you want to make the most of the PS5's incredible 3D audio. The Pulse 3D wireless headset boasts a 12 hour battery life, built-in mic, onboard controls, and plenty more.
Nintendo Switch console |
AU$469.95 AU$399 on Amazon (opens in new tab)(save AU70.95)
Save over AU$70 on the Nintendo Switch if you're brave enough to bite the bullet before the rumoured hardware upgrade hits the market later this year. You'll get this price on both the neon blue and red models, as well as the more reserved grey version.
Xbox Series S |
AU$499 AU$449 at Amazon (opens in new tab) (save AU$50)
This may not be the latest series, but it's still a damn fine way to enjoy games with more clarity, smoothness and speed than the last-gen had to offer. And it's the perfect device if you just want to dive into Xbox Game Pass.
PS4 Slim |
AU$439.95 AU$369 at Amazon (opens in new tab) (save AU$70.95)
If the PS5's tech doesn't impress you and you just want to dive into a huge catalogue of 1000s of games, the PS4 is still a mighty machine, and this is an excellent discount.
PlayStation Hits for as low as AU$10
If you're a fan of Sony's brilliant PlayStation Hits line, you'll know they normally go for around AU$25 a pop. But as part of the Amazon Mid-Year Sale you can get a wide selection for as little as AU$10. Whether you're still rocking a PS4, or you're lucky enough to have a PS5, there will be something of interest here, including:
God of War (opens in new tab) | AU$10
The Last of Us Remastered (opens in new tab) | AU$11
Gran Turismo Sport (opens in new tab) | AU$11
Horizon Zero Dawn Complete Edition (opens in new tab) | AU$11
Uncharted 4 (opens in new tab) | AU$11
Ratchet & Clank (opens in new tab) | AU$11
Loads of PS4 games for cheap | starting from AU$10
Stock up on some of the last generation's biggest games, including all-time classics like The Last of Us Part 2, as well as great but less-celebrated VR offerings. Take note that a handful of these games, including Days Gone, Ghost of Tsushima and The Last of Us Part 2, also have performance modes on PS5.
Yakuza: Like a Dragon (opens in new tab) | AU$41
FIFA 21 (opens in new tab) | AU$19
Cyberpunk 2077 (opens in new tab) | AU$34
The Last of Us Part 2 (opens in new tab) | AU$28
Ghost of Tsushima (opens in new tab) | AU$38
Spider-Man: Miles Morales (opens in new tab) | AU$54
Death Stranding (opens in new tab) | AU$15
Days Gone (opens in new tab) | AU$19
Sackboy A Big Adventure (opens in new tab) | AU$59.95
Spider-Man (opens in new tab) | AU$17
Dreams (opens in new tab) | AU$17
DJI Osmo Pocket |
AU$599 AU$299 on Amazon (opens in new tab) (save AU$300)
As it has now been replaced by the DJI Pocket 2, the Osmo Pocket is available for an attractive price. This little camera puts video stabilisation in the palm of your hand, allowing you to shoot in silky smooth 4K at 60fps and slow motion video in 1080p at 120fps. Get it for more than 50% off when you buy from Amazon.
Canon EOS R5 (body only) |
AU$6,499 AU$5,358 on Amazon (opens in new tab) (save AU$1,141)
The most powerful camera Canon has produced to date, the EOS R5 is perfect for any kind of photography or 8K videography. Normally is comes at a steep price, but if you've been lusting after it, there's over AU$1,100 to be saved when shopping on Amazon right now. Get it before it disappears!
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV + EF 24-105 f/4 L II |
AU$5,699 AU$4,136 on Amazon (opens in new tab) (save AU$1,563)
Canon has obviously done something right with the EOS 5D Mark IV as it remains one of best cameras available today, whether DSLR or mirrorless. Its cropped 4K and 61-point AF system might feel dated but that 30.4MP sensor is still excellent. And you can bundle it up with an excellent L-series piece of optic and still save over a grand and a half, which is one of the best prices we've seen on the kit.
If you don't need the lens, then the EOS 5D Mark IV body is also discounted down to AU$3,119 (opens in new tab) – a saving of AU$880 on the usual retail price.
Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K with Echo Dot (4th-gen) |
AU$178 AU$134 on Amazon (opens in new tab) (save AU$44)
During its Mid-Year Sale, Amazon is bundling its newest 4K version of the Fire TV Stick with the latest 4th-gen Echo Dot smart speaker (opens in new tab) . You'll save a total of AU$44 on the whole bundle. Add both products to your cart and use the code FIRETV134 at checkout to score the discount. Alternatively, you can save 15% on the total order if you buy two or more Fire TV Stick 4K's – use the code FIRETV15 for that bundle.