With Lakshmi almost at our doorstep, e-commerce giants Flipkart, Amazon and Snapdeal buckle up as they are ready their big guns. Starting tomorrow, all three e-tailers will commence their individual Diwali sale. As the deals only last for a few days, roll up your sleeves and get cracking on that shopping list of yours.
Flipkart Big Diwali Sale
Don’t have an ethnic wear for your Diwali Insta photos yet? Flipkart is offering upto 50 per cent. discount on men’s ethnic wear and up to 85 per cent for women’s. Offering amazing deals on clothes, smartphones, headphones, and more, Flipkart has really outdone itself this year with its Big Diwali Sale. Flipkart has come up with numerous fresh deals including its ‘Cracker Quiz’ where, by answering six questions, one gets a chance to win a Rs 1,000 gift card. Easy money, right? A Flipkart exclusive, the Samsung Galaxy On Nxt will be available for Rs 18,490 with an additional flat Rs 2000 off on an exchange offer. Similar exchange offers are available for other smartphones like Moto Z, Moto Z Play, Redmi 3S and Redmi 3S Prime. There’s an additional 15 per cent discount on Citibank debit/credit cards. Lucky shoppers can also get a chance to win a brand new iPhone 7! You can also make-do with an Apple Watch which will be available at Rs 19,900.
Dates: October 25- October 28
Our recommendation: The Swipe Elite 2 Plus is available at a meagre price of Rs 4,444 with an additional flat Rs 555 off on exchange
Amazon Great Indian Festival
Shortly after Flipkart declared its Big Diwali Sale, Amazon also announced the second phase of its Great Indian Festival which will start when the clock hits 12 tonight. Apart from regular deals, Amazon introduced “lightning deals” which will end as soon as the timer on them runs out. To avail these special deals, one needs to log in and go to the ‘lightning deals’ widget. The user must then proceed to checkout within 15 minutes of adding a deal to their cart. Amazon will be offering great deals on smartphones, with the Sony Xperia XA Dual priced at Rs 16,733 and the Asus Zenfone 2 at Rs 15,999. SBI Bank customers are in luck! An extra 15 per cent discount is offered on purchases made with SBI Debit/Credit card.
Dates: October 25- October 28
Our recommendations: For all of you Apple fans, get your hands on the iPhone 6 (Space Grey, 128GB) which will now be priced at Rs 46,999
Snapdeal Unbox Diwali
Snapdeal will be continuing with its Unbox Diwali which restarts tomorrow and will last for three days. On the deal’s first day, Standard Chartered bank card users will be offered a 20 per cent instant discount, while for the last two days purchases made with American Express cards will have an additional discount of 25 per cent. Like its competitors, Snapdeal too will be stepping into the tech and gadgets market. Smartphones like Redmi Note 3 (32GB version), iPhone 5S, Micromax Canvas Spark 3, Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro, and more will be available on great deals.
Dates: October 25- October 27
Our recommendations: Upto Rs 10,000 off on Redmi Note 3 on exchange offer