Tech it to the lim­its at Gi­tex

7 Days in Dubai - - NEWS -

Thou­sands of shop­pers de­scended on the spring edi­tion of the pop­u­lar tech­nol­ogy ex­hi­bi­tion GI­TEX Shop­per yes­ter­day at Dubai World Trade Cen­tre (DWTC). Tech fans flocked to the arena look­ing for deals on IT, elec­tron­ics, telecom­mu­ni­ca­tions, gam­ing and en­ter­tain­ment and of­fice equip­ment. At the shop­ping hall, Asad and Moiz­zah Parker bought two Dell Lap­tops and one iPad for a to­tal of Dhs5,000 and said they saved al­most Dhs 3,000, in ad­di­tion to giveaways in­clud­ing a hard drive, wire­less mouse, head­phones, watch, per­fume, an­tivirus and two carry cases for the lap­tops. Faryal Shahid, who works for re­tailer Emax, said: “Most shop­pers ask for i5 lap­tops rang­ing be­tween Dhs 1,800 and 2,500.” Or­gan­is­ers ex­pect more than 140,000 visi­tors. The ex­hi­bi­tion runs un­til Satur­day.

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