Mumbai, August 8: It’s that time of the year again where major e-commerce giants Amazon India and Flipkart are in a tussle to woo customers with their lucrative offers. Both the online shopping majors have announced their Pre-Independence Day sales that will begin from August 9 to August 11. During the 3-day sales, both-Amazon India and Flipkart are offering discounts and cash backs and top deals on popular brands. Flipkart’s Big Freedom Sale is believed to have some mind-boggling offers on smartphones, TVs, Electronics, laptops, tablets, headphones, cameras, and accessories and more during the sale period while the Amazon Great Indian Sale is all set to woo users by offering up to 35 percent off on mobile phones, up to 40 percent off on mobile accessories and other top deals.
Just before the GST roll out on July 1, Flipkart and Amazon had run Pre-GST sales and the two majors rivals are back with more sales ahead of the Independence Day. Flipkart has announced that it will hold the ‘The Big Freedom Sale’ from August 9 to August 11 while Amazon India has announced that is holding the Great Indian Sale around the same time from 9th to 12th August.
Amazon India’s Great Indian Sale:
During the four-day extravaganza, e-commerce major Amazon India is all set to lure customers with its never-seen before offers. The online giant is offering up to 35 percent off on mobile phones and up to 40 percent off on Power banks, headphones and Bluetooth headsets in its Great Indian Sale. As per details on the Amazon Indian website, electronic appliances will be available at a discount of up to 50 percent while a maximum discount of up to 70 percent on Fashion and Home and Kitchen Appliances. Apart from this, Amazon is offering a 15 percent cashback on payments through Amazon Pay and SBI Debit and Credit cards on the app and 10 percent on the website. Amazon Prime members can avail exclusive deals during the four-day Amazon Great Indian Sale starting August 9.
The eye-catching deal during the sale is that Amazon is offering up to 35 percent off on iPhones including the latest iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 7. iPhone 7 Plus gets a price cut of Rs. 7,310 and the latter of Rs. 6,926. It has to be noted that the offer on iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 7 is exclusively available to the Amazon Prime members. The e-commerce giant Amazon India has also organized a lucky draw for customers who use Amazon app during the sale. If the customers are lucky enough, they may win a trip voucher to Bali offered by Goomo.
Flipkart Freedom Day Sale:
The key highlight of the Flipkart Sale is that Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 will be on sale for 72 hours during the sale period along with an extra Rs 1,000 off as an exchange offer. The online major is also offering a minimum discount of 70 percent on some of its product under the category ‘Largest Democracy, Legendary Deals’. During the Sale period, Flipkart has announced discounts on its website ahead of the The Big Freedom Sale where Moto M and Moto G5 Plus, priced at Rs. 15,999 and Rs. 16,999, will be available for Rs. 12,999 and Rs. 14,999, respectively. K6 Power (Rs. 9,999) will have a Rs. 1,000 discount and will be up for grabs at Rs. 8,999 while Google Pixel XL’s price will be cut from the official Rs. 67,000 to Rs. 48,999 in the Flipkart sale.
The Lenovo K5 Note which costs Rs 12,499 otherwise can be purchased at Rs. 9,999 while the 32-inch Sony HD Ready LED Smart, Onida 109 cm (43), LG 260L Frost Free refrigerator are among the products that will see heavy discounts. During the sale, customers using HDFC Credit Card and Debit Card can avail additional 10 percent cash back. Flipkart on its website stated, “Flipkart’s ‘Freedom Day Sale’ offers are here providing customers with a minimum 71% off on numerous products under various categories. This independence day sale is here to assure that every Indian, who is celebrating the 70th year of independence, is perked up with the plethora of gifts that can be shopped online at best deals & discounts and be exchanged with fellow Indians as a mark of joy and respect for the freedom fighters as well”. The Pre Independence Sale is set to give online shoppers a good time shopping for their favourite products with blockbuster deals.