All the best Cyber Monday deals for students in 2020
Time to take advantage of the Cyber sales in the US, great deals for students with tech and home promotions. Source: Justin Sullivan/AFP

Now more than ever are the words “online” and “sales” so needed in all of our lives. Cyber sales are taking place all over the world, but the major deals are happening in the US on Cyber Monday.

Taking place on the Monday after Thanksgiving, this is a day created by retailers to encourage us to shop online. Black Friday was born from retail, and since it’s not the safest to go out to retail stores to shop right now, we can make do with deals in cyberspace. Check out some of the best cyber sales students in the US should take note of:


Laptops are always handy, especially good durable ones. This Lenovo laptop with 12GB RAM memory was originally priced at US$1,299.99 but is now US$999.99 — it’s a steal. Are you an Apple fan? We’re talking about the company with iPhones, not the fruit. Apple does some great price reductions on Black Friday, but for cyber sales you’d have to check out other retailers with Apple products to score even bigger discounts.

For instance, Walmart has a pretty solid deal on the Apple 10.2-inch iPad 8th Generation. What about the newest version of the Apple AirPods? Everyone raves about the great noise cancellation and spatial audio performance on these bad boys. Originally prices at US$249, you can get them here at US$189.99.

Great cyber sales come to those who do their research. Source: Patrick Kovarick/AFP

Had enough of fruits? Let’s talk speakers — we know JBL has the best range of Bluetooth speakers for home use, perfect for your dorm parties or anywhere else on campus. What’s more these JBL FLIP 5 is waterproof and guarantees you 12 hours of playtime. Originally at US$119.95, they are now USD$89.95 on Amazon. 

Speaking of Amazon, why don’t we take a look at the Echo Dot (Fourth Generation)? Before the discount, this device was priced at US$100. It is now available for US$80. What about good noise cancelling headphones? Sony’s got you with their most appraised yet — the WH-1000XM4 Noise Cancelling Headphones at a huge almost half-price bargain from US$448 to US$278.


Whether you live on-campus or off-campus , you should treat yourself to some great Cyber sales. Here are some we think are the best to take advantage of, starting with Alwyn Home Down Pillows that are hypoallergenic with a whopping discount from US$169.99 to US$49.99. You want to be as comfortable as you possibly can as a student because sleep should be treasured. Like Drake says, he only loves his bed and his momma. 

If you could fit a TV in your room, wouldn’t you want an Insignia – 32inch Class LED HD Smart Fire TV? What about machine that did everything for you? From soups, rice, cakes, eggs, and so much more? The Instant Pot Viva 6-Qt. Pressure Cooker does all of this and is also part of the crazy cyber sales, dropping to a very affordable US$49 from US$99.99 — perfect for the student bored of take-outs.

Look for the retailers

Walmart is a big retailer in the US that usually has great cyber sales every year. Source: Nicholas Kamm/AFP

With so many cyber sales, how do you strategise? Here’s a guide. Walmart, Best Buy and Target for TVs, laptops and appliances. Dell for amazing laptop deals. Home Depot for anything to do with home improvement to maybe getting a good deal by getting your Christmas tree early! Also clothing companies such as Nike are always having sales regardless of the day, so it’s always worth checking them out if you need a sportswear fix.