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Best January Sales in Australia for 2021: discounted hi-fi, AV and more

January sales
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Australia's sales periods aren't quite over, with all the huge shopping events in the tail of 2020 carrying on into the new year with 2021's January Sales. 

While the discounts keep flowing, we'll be keeping this page topped up with the best deals and savings across hi-fi and AV, including the best headphones and soundbars in Australia.

If there's nothing you're after discounted on our list yet, keep checking back as we'll keep it regularly updated with the latest deals we come across.

  • Amazon: great discounts on personal and home audio
  • Catch: save on huge range of popular tech
  • eBay: exclusive deals for eBay Plus members
  • JB Hi-Fi: discounts on smartphones and other hi-fi kit
  • Microsoft: Headphones and discounted smartphones
  • The Good Guys: savings on TVs, home appliances and more 

Best January Sales 2021 deals

POPULAR CANS

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 | AU$398 at Amazon (save AU$201.95)

The supremely stylish successor to the Bose QC35 II, Bose's aptly titled Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 offer comfort, class, and competent cancelling along with the clear audio that Bose is known for. Their noise-cancelling tech also helps to filter out background audio coming through the mic, so they're fantastic for making calls with too.View Deal

AKG K72 studio headphones | AU$65 at Amazon (save AU$75)

If you're after a solid pair of cabled headphones, we reckon the AKG K72 are an awesome choice (you can check out our 5-star review for all the reasons why). By prioritising audio quality over flashy features, the K72 offers great sound at a really low price, and this extra discount from Amazon makes them even more appealing.View Deal

Apple AirPods Pro | AU$314 at Catch (save AU$85)

With the limited frequency of Apple discounts, you'll have to take the savings where they come, so this AU$85 discount from Catch is about as good as you'll get for now on the AirPods Pro. Get yourself the flagship true wireless units to pair with your iPhone.View Deal

Sony WH-1000XM4 | AU$385 at Catch (save AU$164)

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

LG 55-inch CX OLED 4K TV | AU$2,950 at Appliance Central (save AU$1,009)

LG's 55-inch CX OLED 4K TV is one of the very best televisions of 2020, and now you can score it at a massive discount from trusted retailer Bing Lee. Get an insane AU$1,139 off the RRP with this awesome deal, bringing the price down to just AU$2,860. A small price to pay to enjoy perfect blacks and gorgeous Dolby Vision colours, along with Google Assistant smarts and Amazon Alexa support.View Deal

Bose QC35 II | AU$299 at Kogan (save AU$100)

Still one of the most popular ANC cans in Australia despite being replaced by the Bose 700s as the flagship, you can't go wrong with the QC35 II at this price. So if you're keen on a new set of noise cancelling cans with great sound, you can save a decent chunk when shopping on Kogan. Note that this is an imported item, so make the purchase if you're comfortable with that.View Deal

Beats Studio 3 | AU$319 at eBay (save AU$130)

These headphones by Apple are great for music lovers – perfect for pumping up the jam on your daily commute or at the gym. With active noise cancellation, great wireless connectivity and up to an amazing 40 hours of battery life, the Beats Studio 3 offer pretty decent bang for your buck at just AU$319 for the Sand Dune option on eBay.View Deal

Samsung Galaxy Buds Live | AU$185 at Amazon (save AU$134)

Need an extremely portable pair of buds for casual listening? Samsung's new Galaxy Buds Live sport a brilliant design that's both attractive and comfortable. Offering impressive features such as (admittedly subtle) active noise cancelling, Bluetooth 5.0 support an a wireless charging case, the Galaxy Buds Live also boast significant bass for such a small set. Currently reduced on Amazon by a hefty 41%.View Deal

Razer Opus ANC Wireless Headphones | AU$245.71 at Amazon (save $84.24)

Razer's best know for popular gaming gear, but it's started to dabble in more mainstream fare, and these well-reviewed active noise-cancelling cans show that the company is capable of taking on the likes of Sony and Bose when it comes to headphones. Normally only available direct from Razer in Australia, you can save just under AU$85 by getting them shipped from the US via this Amazon AU deal.View Deal

Sennheiser PXC 550-II noise-cancelling headphones | AU$329 at Amazon (save AU$220)

Those looking for a solid alternative to the Bose and Sony noise-cancelling headphones are in luck, Sennheiser's latest PXC-550 II cans are reduced by a very solid amount. They feature up to 30 hours battery life, touch pad controls, smart pause when removing from your head, and (of course) the Sennheiser sound that the brand is known for.View Deal

Beats Powerbeats 3 | AU$114 at Kogan (save AU$145)

Beats has made quite a name for itself for its punchy, bass-centric audio, and while it hasn't been as big a hit with audio purists, if you're looking for some powerful tunes during your workout, this is an awesome price on the Powerbeats 3 wireless neckband in-ears.View Deal