Asda to cut prices on electricals in pre-Christmas weekend promotion


Asda is launching a pre-Christmas electricals promotion this weekend and cutting prices on Internet-enabled devices, including laptops, tablets and smart phones; offering low-cost mobile data tariffs and lower prices on Blu-Ray players.

Offers will be available online at or by phone on 0800 952 3003. Some offers will also be available in-store.

They include:

  • New commitment-free pay-as-you-go mobile data tariffs. Asda Mobile is offering customers 25MB of data for 75p per day
  • A T-Mobile Rapport smart phone for £57.00 with six months’ free Internet access. The Android phone has built-in wi-fi, enabling users to check emails, update Facebook, tweet and browse online. The Rapport has a 3.2 megapixel camera and comes with a 2.8in touchscreen. Asda is offering £20.00 worth of free apps as part of the deal
  • Discounts on tablets including the Asus Eee Pad Transformer, voted Gadget of the year, for £399.00. Asda said further deals on tablets will be announced before Christmas
  • A range of budget laptops will also be on offer including two laptops from Toshiba: the Satellite C660-21Z features an Intel Corei3 processor and is on sale at £319.00 and the C660D-1C6, with an AMD E300 processor, can be picked up for £259.00
  • An ONN Blu-Ray player is on sale at £40.00 versus the lowest price Blu-Ray player at Currys (£69.97) and the lowest price Blu-Ray player at Argos (£69.99), said Asda
  • A Blackberry 8520 handset with £10.00 of free airtime for £99.00
  • An Asda DAB digital radio for £20.00

Other deals will include Flatscreen HDTV/DVD combis for under £100.00, cut-price games and a range of exceptional deals on digital cameras.

Nathan Mills, category director for electricals at Asda, said: “From this ‘geekend’ we’re offering these great deals for our customers as part of our commitment in the lead up to Christmas to make Internet access as affordable as possible for everyone.”