- Amazon Great Indian Festival has kicked off
- Offers include discounts on Xbox, popular phones, and more
- HDFC bank customers get to enjoy bigger discounts during Amazon’s sale
Amazon’s Great Indian Festival annual sale is back again with full bloom and we’ve picked some of the best offers from the first day. But before getting to the deals, here are a few helpful tips to enable you to make the most out of the 5-day Amazon Great Indian Festival sale:
- If you spot a good deal, add it to your cart no matter what platform you’re currently on. You can checkout from the mobile app later on for the extra cashback.
- Paying with HDFC Bank cards for transactions above Rs. 6,000 during the Amazon Great Indian Sale will help you get 10 percent cashback on the website, 15 percent cashback on the app.
- Pay for your purchases with Amazon gift card balance to get free gift cards on your purchase. You can buy discounted instant email gift cards during the Amazon Great Indian Sale.
- Lightning Deals will be back on popular products multiple times during the sale, so if you miss out on a product, don’t be disappointed and check later.
- Make sure you use your Amazon Prime subscription well. Some of the deals will open up around 30 minutes earlier for Prime subscribers.
Here are the top tech picks from the day 1 of Amazon Great Indian sale:
All-new Kindle and Kindle Paperwhite
Amazon’s promotional sales are a good time to grab a Kindle e-reader. With the Great Indian Festival Sale, the all-new Kindle e-reader with WiFi is available at a discounted price of Rs. 4,999 (MRP Rs. 5,999) while the Kindle Paperwhite is down to Rs. 9,499 (MRP Rs. 10,999). Both these devices are great for reading books. In case you’re having trouble making a choice, pick the regular all-new Kindle in case you don’t need a screen with a backlight (for reading in the dark) and pick the Kindle Paperwhite if you need a screen with a better display resolution and a backlight to read in the dark.
Xbox One with Kinect – Halo: The Master Chief Collection bundle
The Xbox One with Kinect is available at a sweet price of Rs. 24,990 (MRP Rs. 45,990) on Amazon’s Great Indian Festival sale. It’s a Halo: The Master Chief Collection bundle, and is at its lowest ever price currently. Amazon is also offering a no-cost EMI option where the interest component of the EMI will be returned to you in the form of gift cards. If you were waiting for price drop on the Xbox One with Kinect, this deal is just too good to miss.
Price: Rs. 4,999 and Rs. 9,499 (MRPs Rs. 5,999 and Rs. 10,999) Link: Amazon
Moto G Plus fourth-generation 32GB
Grab Rs. 1,500 off on the Moto G Plus 32GB (fourth-generation) during the Amazon Great Indian sale. Add an additional 10 percent cashback (maximum Rs. 1,500) on HDFC Bank debit and credit cards, and you have a great deal for a smartphone priced below Rs. 15,000. The Moto G Plus features a 5.5-inch full HD display, runs Android 6.0.1 out of the box, and a 16-megapixel primary camera. The smartphone offers a great value for money package in its price segment.
Price: Rs. 13,499 (MRP Rs. 14,999) Link: Amazon
Mi power banks
Mi’s popular 10000mAh and 20000mAh power banks are available at an all-time low price of Rs. 899 (MRP Rs. 1,299) and Rs. 1899 (MRP Rs. 2,499) respectively. It’s a no-brainer at this price. You should just grab one based on your requirements before they run out. Mi’s power banks are great if you travel a lot and you need to charge your phone multiple times. The build quality on these power banks is also pretty decent.
TCL 55-inch 4K smart LED TV
If you’re looking to grab a big-screen LED TV this year that has all the bells and whistles, but still doesn’t cost a bomb, the TCL 55-inch 4K smart LED TV is for you. Amazon is selling the LED TV for Rs. 45,990 (MRP Rs. 48,990) during the sale. You can also get a 30% discount on Airtel digital TV DTH services along with 6 months of free HD content with the purchase. Pay with an HDFC Bank card and you get another Rs. 1,500 cashback.
Price: Rs. 45,990 (MRP Rs. 48,990) Link: Amazon
Sanyo 43-inch full HD LED TV
If you are looking for an LED TV in the Rs. 25,000 price point, Sanyo’s 43-inch full HD LED TV will be available as a Lightning Deal during the Amazon Great Indian sale. Priced at Rs. 22,990 (MRP Rs. 33,990), the Sanyo 43-inch LED TV is a decent choice if you are not willing to get a Micromax or VU in the budget TVs segment. The TV comes with an IPS panel, two HDMI ports, two USB ports, and other standard ports you’d normally expect on a TV. The Lightning Deal will be available multiple times during the sale.
Price: Rs. 22,990 (MRP Rs. 33,990) Link: Amazon
FitBit Charge 2
The newly launched FitBit Charge 2 too is getting a discount as part of the Amazon Great Indian Festival sale. The wireless activity activity tracker is down to Rs. 11,999 (MRP Rs. 14,999). The Charge 2 is an improved version of the first-generation Charge activity tracker. It comes with a larger OLED display and offers text, call, and calendar notifications. The Charge 2 includes a heart rate monitor too, and promises a battery life of up to 5 days.
Price: Rs. 11,999 (MRP Rs. 14,999) Link: Amazon
iPhone 7 and 7 Plus pre-orders
HDFC Bank is offering a cashback of Rs. 11,000 with each iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus pre-order. Amazon doesn’t have a stock of all iPhone 7 and 7 Plus variants, but it’s expected to replenish the inventory multiple times during the sale. The flat cashback of Rs. 11,000 will be credited to the customer’s credit or debit card by January next year. Still, not bad considering Citibank is offering Rs. 10,000 cashback for pre-orders on launch day, in limited cities.
Price: Starting from Rs. 60,000 Link: Amazon
LeEco Le Max2 32GB
The LeEco Le Max2 32GB is down to Rs. 17,999 (MRP Rs. 22,999) during the Great Indian Festival sale. The smartphone is great for a sub Rs. 20,000 price. We recommend you bundle it with the HDFC Bank card offers to get an additional Rs. 1,500 cashback. The smartphone is powered by Snapdragon 820 processor, and runs Android 6.0 out of the box. There is a 21MP primary camera and an 8MP front-facing camera.
Price: Rs. 17,999 (MRP Rs. 22,999) Link: Amazon
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