Dubai is best known as a shopper’s paradise and it became a one-of-its-kind destination for shopaholics from around the world. Even though online shopping in Dubai is a growing trend, each year, during the months of January and February, hordes of tourists flock to Dubai to revel in the heavy discounts on electronic shopping during DSF at its stylish and glitzy malls. Shopping is the main theme of the city during this time and is filled with attractive promotions, product launches and heavy discounts on electronic items of daily use to the latest gadgets. Dubai’s swanky malls coupled with duty-free shopping and no taxation policies have resulted in tourist filling their shopping carts with electronic items and many more. To make your experience of electronics shopping in Dubai easier and smoother, we have listed the top 5 places to visit and stacking your wish list with the latest electronics gadget (these includes information on the best electronics shops in Dubai).
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1. Deira City Centre houses some of the best electronic shops in Dubai
Deira City Centre is one of the premier shopping malls of Dubai with more than 350 stores on 3 floors jostling for your attraction. This is probably the best place to buy electronics in Dubai. There are over 25 electronics stores where you will get attractive discounts of wide range of products. Bose and Samsung have their own stores where you can enjoy product demonstrations and expertise of the in-house gadget professionals. Some of the other best electronic shops in Dubai (located at Deira City Centre) are 050 Telecom for mobiles and communication devices, Al Falak Electronics for the latest cameras and camcorders, Eros Digital Home for reputed gadgets of many retail brands. There is also an 11-screen multiplex VOX Cinemas, Bowling City and Magic Planet, a family entertainment centre with simulators, video games and theme rides will keep your entertained.
2. Mall of the Emirates
Mall of the Emirates has been ranked among the Top 10 malls in terms of aesthetics, shopping experience, accessibility and entertainment in the world. Located on the iconic Sheikh Zayed Road, with a dedicated metro station, the Mall of the Emirates in itself is a destination. There are over 750 stores encompassing a wide range of products and lifestyle. Electronics stores include Samsung, Eros Digital Home which has wide range of gadgets and retail brands. IQ is a dedicated Apple store and E City, E Max and Harman House sell audio systems, home theatres and many other products of reputed brands like JBL, Samsung, and Harman/Kardon etc. To enjoy a respite from shopping, enter the world’s first indoor ski and winter theme park known as Ski Dubai.
3. Dubai Mall
Dubai Mall is the world’s largest shopping mall and probably the best place to buy electronics in Dubai. It has close to 1200 stores spread over 4 floors. This grand mall is the hub of all the shopping and has raised the bar considerably. World’s top-notch fashion brands, electronics and lifestyle brands have a decent presence in this glamorous mall. Some of the best electronics shops in Dubai include Bose, Samsung, Sony, LG, Nokia, Panasonic, Cannon. All are located here. Sharaf DG is an outstanding outlet to enjoy electronics shopping because of their touch and feel policy. Harman Kardon, Hi-Fi City, Bang & Olufsen, Denon & Marantz and I’M STORE stacks international electronics brand. World class dining zones coupled with exciting arcades doubles its charm. However, shopping is not just its forte, there is also a stunning Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, where you can swim with the sharks or pass through the underwater tunnels while admiring more than 140 species of marine ecology. There is also a first of a kind simulator of Airbus A380, Dubai Ice Rink, Dubai Fountain and the famous Dubai Mall Gold Souk.
4. Dubai Festival City
Dubai Festival City Mall is one of the premier places to shop during the Dubai Shopping Festival. Located in the beautiful Dubai Creek and is home to world class dining and shopping zones in the city. The mall is one of the best places to admire the daily fireworks display in the Dubai Creek area. There are plenty of electronic shops in Dubai offering heavy discounts on several retail brands including electronic gadgets. Hard Rock Café and IKEA provides plenty of distraction and entertainment during your shopping spree. Al Falak Electronics, E-MAX, Fono and MAX are the main electronics stores where you can shop for your desired gadgets.
5. Dubai Outlet Mall
Dubai Outlet Mall is the city’s only ‘outlet concept mall’ in the entire Middle East and has more than 800 retail stores of world’s premier fashion and lifestyle brands along with the Dubai Shopping Festival Offers on electronics . One can enjoy 30% to 90% discounts in the stores during the Dubai Shopping Festival which are thronged by both locals and international tourists for being a true value retail destination. Check out the Game Score Outlet for the latest gaming devices. Kite Electronics Outlet and Reliable Electronics Outlet are the two major stores which are well stacked with all the major electronics brands.