Amazon Prime members got an early access to all product deals from 12 Noon on the 9th of October while the offers will be available for all other customers starting 10th of October. "Flipkart's "Big Billion Day Sale" and Amazon's "Great Indian Festival" are likely to cross the previous year's sales benchmarks in terms of smartphone sales", said Anshika Jain, research analyst at Counterpoint. As in the past, the sale sees big discounts on products across categories such as electronics, smartphones fashion, home appliances among others. Besides the deals and offers, the sale comes with multiple finance options.
Amazon's Great Indian sale has begun from today, and will be on until 11.59 pm on October 15. This is the price for the OnePlus 6 (64GB + 6GB RAM) variant. Some of these brands such as Samsung, Apple and OPPO will also roll out offers on Paytm Mall during the festive month, while Xiaomi will also hold promotional offers on its website. There is a no-cost EMI option for different products as well.
Additionally, the State Bank of India debit card users can avail a 10 percent instant discount on all the purchases.
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Xiaomi Redmi Y2, the new selfie-centric smartphone is getting discounted, during the sale. All the variants of the OnePlus 6 are selling with a flat discount of Rs 5,000. The second-generation Amazon Echo Plus will be available for Rs 11,999, or one can consider the Amazon Echo at Rs 6,999. The device is also available with 6 months No Cost EMI option and free screen protection. Amazon is also offering Rs 3,000 extra discount over the regular exchange value.
About 20 million people are expected to shop on various e-commerce platforms during the festive sale, translating into sales of around United States dollars 3 billion for players like Amazon and Flipkart, according to a report by research firm RedSeer. The Moto Z2 Force was launched in India at a retail price of Rs 34,999 and is getting discounted by 50 percent. The smartphone will be available for a discounted price of Rs 17,499 during Flipkart's Big Billion Days sale.