Shopping for gadgets and electronics can be a minefield. We’ve already shown you how stores like CEX could be ripping you off when you’re buying tech. If you are planning to get yourself some new gadgets, you really should check out PriceSpy first.
What is PriceSpy?
If you’ve been shopping for something like a TV recently, you’ll know there’s a wide range of choice. Not only do you have to pick from dozens of brands, you also have to pick where you’ll spend your money. PriceSpy makes it less likely you’ll get ripped off by shopping in the wrong place. They crawl through the websites of popular online stores in Ireland and abroad. As a result, you can then get all the prices from various retailers in one spot. Just look at this cracking deal for a Sony Smartwatch in Currys.
How does it work?
PriceSpy is your modern day sweet shop. You type in what you’re after and they return prices from a range of stores. Some will be local high street stores like Currys or Harvey Norman. The cool thing is that PriceSpy also pulls in prices from international shopping places like Amazon.co.uk and Thomann.de. You might be concerned that shipping will be too expensive, but this price is included. This really is all about ensuring you buy at the best price.
What other info can you get?
Product pricing benchmarks
This is one of the really smart features of PriceSpy. They take the product you’re looking at and compare the price against other similar products. You’ll see this at the very bottom of the page, below the store comparisons.
You can also see the pricing trends of the products you’re interested in over the past while.
If you’re the patient type, you can shop around a bit and wait for the best price. Flash sales are not that unusual online, so price alerts ensure you get the latest best value deals. You just pop in your email and wait for the price to drop.
You can also get a high-level overview of product features on PriceSpy. For example, if you’re searching something like a TV, you’ll know if it’s HD at a glance.
There is no end to how handy PriceSpy is. If you’re shopping for anything at all, it’s well worth a quick glance as you could save a fortune.