Laptops, tablets, andpersonal computers (PCs) are considered as bare essentials nowadays. More and more people use gadgets, as seen from the increasing gadget sales.
To illustrate, data analysis company eMarketer saw a growth in tablet users from 27 million people in 2015 to 32.6 million people in 2016.
Internet statistics firm Statista has projected that tablet users will grow from 37.8 million in 2016 to 42.8 million and then 47.9 million in the next few years.
There are various reasons to own a gadget, from lifestyle to work-related purposes.
As a part of lifestyle, a gadget can determine someone's social status. Meanwhile, people who use gadgets for work do so to fit in the paper-less working environment that embraces technological advancement. This makes gadgets to be always in demand, either by companies or individuals.
However, a gadget is not cheap. It costs at least millions. Newer gadgets can even cost dozens of millions of rupiah.
Although some smartphones have a hefty price tag, there are options for customers with limited budgets.
Budget-friendly gadgets are available for purchase at an auction house. At IBID-BalaiLelangSerasi, a subsidiary of PT SerasiAutoraya (SERA) and part of Astra companies, a desktop computer with a flat screen is offered at the price of Rp600,000 at the opening bid. This price will increasegradually as the auction goes on.
Not only desktop computers are auctioned, laptops are also offered with the opening bid price of Rp1.7 million. More sophisticated gadgets areauctionedwith the starting price of Rp2.5 million.
IBID welcomes those who want to purchase laptops, tablets, or desktop computers. The auction and bidding process are easy and affordable. Participants only need to pay Rp100,000 to get a bidder number for each of the auctioned gadgets. If the participants do not win the goods they bid for, then that Rp100,000 will be returned.