Amazon India has started its first ever 30-hours ‘Amazon Prime Day’ sale which comes as a shopping carnival for gadget lovers, as the E-commerce giant is offering discounts on smartphones and other electronics to its Prime members. The sale, which started yesterday at 6 pm, is seeing varied discounts across a vast range of smartphones, with the maximum discount going as high as 35 percent. Amazon Prime Day sale is being held for the third consecutive year in the US and comes as Amazon’s own Black Friday sale. The concept has been brought to India for the first time and is an attempt by Amazon to increase its Amazon Prime members in the country. Regardless, the various smartphones that are up for sale on the e-commerce platform during the ‘Prime Day’ are:
Apple - iPhone 7, iPhone 6, iPhone 6S, iPhone 5S
Amazon is offering a minimum of 15 percent off on the various variants of the Apple iPhone 7. Across the Black, Silver, Gold and Rose Gold colour options of the Apple iPhone 7, Amazon Prime Day is offering a discount of Rs 13,201 (23 percent) on the 32GB variant while the 128GB variant is up for grabs at a discount of Rs 11,201 (17 percent). The discount brings the final cost of the iPhone 7 (32GB) to Rs 42,999 while the iPhone 7 (128GB) costs Rs 53,999.
The 32GB variants of the Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6S are seeing a discount of 15 percent and 25 percent respectively, bringing their price down to Rs 24,999 and Rs 34,999 respectively.
Apple iPhone 5S has been put up with a whopping 35 percent discount on its price, marking its buying price at Rs 15,999.
Moto G4, Moto G5
Moto G4 with 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage is also available under the Amazon Prime Day sale with a 24 percent discount on its price. The smartphone is available for Rs 9,499.
Moto G5 with 3GB RAM and 16GB internal storage is also available at Rs 10,999, after an 8 percent discount on the Motorola smartphone.
Lenovo Zuk Z2 Plus with a Snapdragon 820 processor, 4GB RAM and a 64GB internal storage option has been listed with a whopping 45 percent on its price. The final price tag for the smartphone reads Rs 10,999, saving Rs 9,000 for the buyer. Lenovo Phab 2 Plus with a 13-megapixel Dual camera is available in Champagne Gold colour variant at Rs 11,999, after a 20 percent discount on the phone.
Google Pixel, Pixel XL
The Google smartphones are also up for grabs in the Amazon Prime Day Sale, with the Google XL (32GB) variant seeing a discount of 32 percent, bringing its price down to Rs 38,999. The 128GB variant of the Google Pixel is being offered with a chance to save Rs 18,000 with a discount of 27 percent on its MRP. The Google Pixel (128GB) is available for Rs 47,999.
The Google Pixel XL (32GB) offers the same money-saver deal with a 28 percent price-cut, bringing its MRP down to Rs 48,999.
Amazon India is offering a 7 percent discount (~Rs 2,000) on the OnePlus 3T, thus pricing it at Rs 27,999.
Another great Amazon Prime Day deal is the 32 percent discount on the HTC U Play. The smartphone comes with a 4GB RAM, 64GB internal storage and a 16-megapixel camera with OIS and PDAF. During the Amazon Prime Day sale, it is available for Rs 28,499.
Apart from the smartphones on sale, Amazon is also offering the recently launched OnePlus 5 and the Honor 8 Pro. While the OnePlus 5 is available to all the visitors on the E-commerce website, the Honor 8 Pro has been kept as an exclusive deal for the Amazon Prime members. Discounts up to 50 percent are also being offered on the website on Electronics apart from smartphones. It should be noted that the Amazon Prime Day Sale is exclusively for Amazon Prime members. The membership can be availed at an additional cost of Rs 499 per year.