As a part of the Republic Day celebrations in India, e-tailers such as Flipkart and Amazon are offering great deals on smartphones. Amazon India has started ‘The Great Indian Sale’ while Flipkart has brought its ‘The Republic Day’ sale starting January 21. On top of the discounted deals, both the e-commerce portals are offering additional 10% cashback on purchase with select debit/credit cards. Amazon India is offering a flat 10% cashback purchase with HDFC Debit/Credit cards, whereas Flipkart is offering the same 10% cashback on Citi Bank Credit/Debit cards.
Here are some of the best deals on smartphones:
Apple iPhone X
Apple’s latest iPhone X is one of the hottest flagship smartphones on sale. The iPhone X 64GB is available for Rs 84,999 down from its original Rs 89,000 price. Customers get a flat discount of Rs 4001 on the device. If you are avid Apple fan and want in on the latest bezel-less design, the iPhone X is the way to go.
The iPhone X packs the new A11 Bionic chipset, OLED display, facial recognition, wireless charging, dual cameras with portrait mode and much more.
Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL
Google’s latest Pixel 2 smartphone can be bought for as low as Rs 39,999 from Flipkart. The Pixel 2 comes with a flat discount of Rs 13,001 and cashback of Rs 8,000 on HDFC credit cards. The Pixel 2 was launched for a starting price of Rs 61,000.
The larger Pixel 2 XL will be available at Rs 51,999 during the sale, down from Rs 73,000. The discount includes Rs 11,0001 discount and another Rs 10,000 cashback for those who purchase the phone using an HDFC bank credit card. Customers can also avail additional Rs 3,000 discount which further brings down the price to Rs 48,999.
Moto G5 and G5 Plus
Lenovo’s Moto G5 3GB RAM variant is now available for Rs 6999 at Amazon Store, down from original Rs 11999 price. The G5 comes with a metal unibody design and a 5-inch FHD display. There’s Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 under the hood with 3GB RAM and 16GB storage. The device packs a 13MP f/2.0 primary sensor on the rear and a 5MP front camera.
If you love taking pictures then the Moto G5 Plus is something that might interest you. The G5 Plus offers one of the best rear cameras in the entry-level segment thanks to its 12MP Dual Autofocus camera. The phone is available for Rs 10,999 during the sale. Amazon is also offering the Moto G5S Plus at Rs 13,999, down from the original price tag of Rs 14,999.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, Mi Max 2
The popular Redmi Note 4 gets a discount of Rs 2000 on its original price. You can pick up the Redmi Note 4 64GB model for Rs 10,999 on Flipkart online store. The highlights of the Note 4 include a 5.5-inch Full HD display, 4GB RAM and 64GB storage and a hefty 4100mAh battery. The phone is ideal for watching movies or playing games on the go.
If you are looking for a phone with a huge screen, then look no further than the Xiaomi Mi Max 2. The device sports a massive 6.44-inch Full HD display and also runs on a huge 5300mAh battery. The Max 2 64GB variant is available at Rs 14999 during the sale.
Tenor E and Tenor G
If you are looking for a great phone at a cheaper price, Tenor perhaps has the most underrated devices on sale today. The Amazon exclusive brand is now offering Rs 3000 off on its Tenor E and Tenor G smartphones.
The Tenor E with 2GB RAM and 16GB storage is available for Rs 5999 while the 3GB and 32GB variants now go for 6999. The mid-range Tenor G comes packing 13MP dual cameras and 16MP selfie shooter and goes for Rs 8999 for 3GB+32GB version and Rs 10999 for 4GB+64GB version. The Tenor G is powered by the Snapdragon 626 chipset, and it’s the cheapest smartphone with the mid-range chipset.
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