Honor 6X, Honor 8 Pro listed during Flipkart Big Billion Days sale
Sep 21 2017 by Kate Woods
The Flipkart Big Billion Sale 2017 starts today and will go on until September 24th. Foldable furniture is available under Rs 3000. As fraction of the 4-day sale, Amazon will be providing special schemes to its Prime users. There will be offers on Kindle ebook readers and Amazon FireTV sticks. However, iPhone 6 will still get the iOS 11 update, and should be supported for the next few software updates as well so if you do buy this you are covered on the front. Moreover, the company offers 40% discount on Ultra HD 4K televisions. There will be added benefit for the Amazon prime members including one-day early access to the sale, flash sales on mobile phones and extra cashback offers.
Interestingly, the shopping festivals fall on the same dates, which means Amazon India and Flipkart could end up eating into each other's revenue, but it will give consumers to choose the best deals from both the worlds. "With our Great Indian Sale, we are excited to bring together fantastic deals from thousands of brands and sellers across a vast selection of products in all types of product categories".
Amazon's own brand AmazonBasics will also be available for up to 60 percent discount. Tablets will have 45 percent off.
Lastly, the 32GB iPhone 7 is retailing at a price of Rs 38,999. The company expects the 41 fulfillment centres to help in quicker storage and distribution during the Diwali sale.
Paytm will also be launching it first major sales event between September 20-23 through its e-commerce arm Paytm Mall. The company has tied up with home-grown e-wallet startup Mobikwik and Airtel Payments Bank to offer a cashback of up to 50% on purchases made through the two.
Tiwary said the sale of large appliances had gone up as much as 52X. We saw a massive spike in people buying Prime as a product. There are customers who make respective "savings" to be used for the offer and buy them. Now down to Rs. 34,990 (MRP Rs. 45,090) in the Amazon sale, the laptop features a 14-inch display and is powered by seventh-generation Intel Core i3 processor, supported by 4GB of RAM.
The Panasonic phones are available at a reduced price in the sale they are Panasonic P85, P55 Max, Eluga Ray 700 selling at Rs. 9,999 and Eluga Ray 500 is available at Rs. 8,999. This is even lower than Paytm's previous cashback offer.
Industry analysts have estimated that e-commerce platforms are likely to garner cumulative sales of Rs 15,000 crore in the coming weeks. The orders will be services as near-by authorized stores in the shortest time possible.