Saving up for your new smartphone, making do with a broken one or simply bored of your existing handset – if you see yourself falling in any of these categories, there could be no better time to get your hands on a new mobile phone than NOW! Wondering why we say so? You’ve probably slept off the last half decade or had yourself teleported to another zone and space. For those still here (figuratively speaking) and those who just woke up from their slumber, you are just in time. Flipkart’s ‘Big Billion Day’, Amazon’s ‘Great Indian Festival’ and Paytm Mall’s ‘Mera Cashback’ offers are all you need to realise your smartphone aspirations as the three e-commerce biggies battle it out with discounts, cashbacks and freebies for their share in the market.
While Flipkart and Amazon are the prime players in this space – with a market share of 50 per cent and 33 per cent respectively – new entrant Paytm Mall is looking to quietly consolidate its position in India’s burgeoning e-commerce space. More competition means better deals for you and that is what matters at the end of the day.
So, if you still haven’t made up your mind about your smartphone pick, we bring you 7 irresistible offers to make your day:
Earlier price: Rs 39,999
Deal price today: Rs 14,999
Stylish looks, handy form factor, smooth performance and sleek Emotion UI are what define the P9. This dual-camera smartphone is selling at a discount of 62 per cent, with 10 per cent cashback for PhonePe wallet and SBI credit and debit card users. The phone is powered by Kirin 955 and has a 5.2-inch screen with resolution of 1,920x1,080p.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4
Earlier Price: Rs 12,999
Deal price today: Rs 10,999
Among the top-selling smartphones this year, the Redmi Note 4 64GB variant is available at a discount of 15 per cent, with additional cashback for SBI and PhonePe users. You also have the option of a 1-year buyback guarantee at Rs 99. The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor, runs Android 7.0, packs in a 4,000mAh battery and is has a 5.5-inch display with resolution of 1,920x1,080p.
Moto G5 Plus
Earlier Price: Rs 16,999
Deal price today: Rs 12,999
Amongst the few smartphones that runs Android 7.1 and is likely to receive the Android 8.1 update, the 5.2-inch screen variant of the fifth generation Moto G is available at a discount of 24 percent. There is an exchange offer of up to Rs 10,000 and a cashback offer of 10 per cent. The G5 Plus runs on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor with 4GB RAM and the display has a resolution of 1,920x1,080p.
Earlier price: Rs 39,990
Deal price today: Rs 33,990
Selling at a discount of Rs 6,000, you can save an additional Rs 12,341 through the exchange offer. There is also the 10 per cent cashback on HDFC credit and debit cards. It is one of the first smartphones to offer a new bezel-less front panel design like new iPhone X. With a 5.7-inch display, the G6 is a powerful smartphone running on Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 quad-core processor and a display with resolution of 2,880x1,440p.
Where: Paytm Mall
Earlier price: Rs 42,999
Deal price today: Rs 36,549
Paytm is giving a cashback offer of Rs 6,450 on the 5-inch variant of the first-gen Pixel smartphones. The Pixel packs offers a 5-inch display with resolution of 1,920x1,080p and has a Gorilla Glass 4 for protection against scratches. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 quad-core processor paired with 4GB RAM.
Apple iPhone 7
Earlier price: Rs 46,998
Deal price today: Rs 38,999
The iPhone 7 carries a direct discount of Rs 8,000 on the 32GB variant with an additional 10 per cent cashback offer for PhonePe and SBI card. There is also an exchange offer which can save up to Rs 15,300 more. The deal is available on gold, black, silver, rose gold colour variants only. The iPhone 7 runs on Fusion A10 chipset, has a 4.7-inch display with resolution of 1,334x750p and has started getting iOS 11 update.
Earlier price: Rs 53,990
Deal price today: Rs 44,999
HTC’s squeezable smartphone is available at a discount of 16 per cent with an exchange offer allowing up to Rs 20,000 additional savings. The 10 per cent cashback offer on SBI card and PhonePe are valid on it. The U11 is driven by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 octa-core processor with 6GB RAM. Its unique feature is the squeezable side panel which is basically a bunch of gestures that allows users to access their favourite apps by squeezing the side panel. It has a 5.5-inch (2,560x1,440p) display, 128GB internal storage and water proof exterior.