Season of sales: Amazon and Flipkart are falling over themselves to give you the best deals they can

Amazon India kicked off its ‘Great Indian Sale’ yesterday with impressive discounts on a wide variety of products ranging from electronics to fashion to things used in the kitchen. The sale has not ended and the e-commerce giant has placed more impressive deals for users. The interesting thing to note here is that Indian rival Flipkart is also gearing up for the ‘Big 10 Sale’. The sale is scheduled to start on 14 May until 18 May. The company announced that it will provide discounts up to 80 percent for users. Big 10’ by Flipkart is set to mark the 10-year anniversary of the company, and it will offer up to 80 percent discounts on products and brands available in its catalogue.

Flipkart has tied up with brands, banks and has built its inventory for the upcoming sale asking sellers to stock four times the number of products that they would normally stock. It will offer products in categories of fashion, consumer electronics like TV’s, home appliances and furniture from 14 May till 19 May 2017 while the sale of electronics like smartphones and other accessories will start a day late, from 15 May till 18 May 2017. Flipkart has also started ‘Bidding’ for users to bid the lowest and most unique price for the products they need. The bid price has to be unique and the lowest in order for the customer to win the product.

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Flipkart has teased some of the deals coming as part of the sale on its website that includes the ‘lowest price’ for Apple iPhone 7 on 15 May. The company will offer Google Pixel for Rs. 34,999, down from the Rs 57,000 price with a flat Rs 13,001 off and up to extra Rs 9,000 off while exchanging the old smartphone. It will also hold ‘the biggest Redmi Note 4 sale’ on 15 May along with deals on other smartphones on the sneak-peek page for smartphones. It has not revealed the prices for TVs and Appliances while giving an estimate for prices in the fashion, home and furniture and electronics sneak-peek pages.


We have detailed some of the most interesting deals for the second day of Amazon ‘Great Indian Sale’. The most interesting deal offered by the e-commerce giant has to be the Apple iPhone 7, black variant with 32GB storage for Rs 43,999, down from the price point of Rs 60,000. This means that the company is offering a discount of 27 percent, 7 percent more than what Flipkart is offering on its website at the time of writing. Other deals include Rs 4,000 off Rs 29,990 price while buying a Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro in Navy Blue colour with 64 GB storage. The company has offered an additional discount of up to Rs 9,902 off if the users are exchanging their old smartphone to buy the C7 Pro.

Nikon D7100

Other offers include Rs 1,000 off on Lenovo’s Moto G5 bring it down from the price of Rs 11,999. Amazon has offered up to Rs 8,651 as part of the exchange offer. Amazon is also offering a Rs 16,999 discount if you purchase a new Nikon D7000 DSLR along with 18-105mm kit lens along with the camera body. The DSLR comes bundled with a leather camera bag and SD card. This is not the only discount on offer as the camera maker is also offering Rs 26,417 discount on the purchase of Nikon D7100 along with 18-105mm kit lens. The discounts are offered on entry-level DSLR’s as well and you can find the details for the offers in the camera section of the Amazon website.

Published Date: May 12, 2017 01:05 pm | Updated Date: May 12, 2017 01:05 pm