Here's everything you need to know about the Amazon's Great Indian Festival Sale
Sale days are here again
E-commerce giant Amazon has announced the dates of its Great Indian Festival Sale and now is the best time to revisit your shopping list. The sale which will begin from September 29 promises exciting steal deals in products ranging from smartphones, electronics, home appliances, furniture, fashion, books and entertainment. If you have availed the Prime membership, you can redeem the benefits as Amazon is opening the sale early at 12 pm on September 28 for Prime members. The sale will end on October 4. (Pic: Amazon India)
Get a smartphone
One of the most-bought products during festive season are smartphones and the e-tailer is offering some very attractive deals on the "latest and best smartphones of 2019". Amazon has launched 15 new phones which include One Plus 7T, Samsung M30, Vivo U10 and Mi A3. Other brands like One Plus, Huawei, Oppo, realme, Apple, and Nokia will also be available with exciting offers. Customers can buy their desired smartphones and avail up to 40% discount. Further, mobile accessories ranging from cases and covers, screen protectors, power banks, bluetooth headsets, cable and chargers can be bought at reasonable prices.
Amazon has over 6000 deals on electronics from more than 200 brands. Tagged with "Rock Bottom Prices" electronics section comes with minimum Rs 10,000 off on DSLRs and mirrorless cameras, up to Rs 40,000 off on laptops, and smartwatches starting from Rs 799. The e-tailer has been teasing its customers by putting up incomplete discounted prices. These have revealed that HP i5 8th Gen laptop will be priced between Rs 30,000-Rs 40,000; the price of Apple iMac (21.5") has dropped from Rs 1,19,990 to somewhere in Rs 80,000; Canon EOS 1500D sees a price drop from Rs 34,995 to somewhere in Rs 20,000 and LG 25" Ultra wide Gaming Monitor's price will lie in Rs 20,000-something down from Rs 60,000.
It's all about appliances
There's no better time to buy that AC, or TV, or the much-needed refrigerator than the festive season. Amazon is offering an up to 75% off on home appliances. Price of top loading washing machines start from Rs 9,999 and split air conditioners will witness an up to 45% off. A sneak peak into the discounted prices revealed that Samsung Smart FHD Tv will be available for under Rs 30,000, LG 260L double door refrigerator will also be available under Rs 30,000; price of Godrej 23L microwave will lie somewhere in Rs 8,000, and LG 6.5 kg top loading washing machines will come for under Rs 20,000. In addition to these discounts, the e-tailer is offering free installation of these appliances at the time of delivery.
Diwali is around the corner but Amazon is bringing Dhanteras early. The e-tailer if offering up to 90% discount on Amazon Fashion along with its 'festive cashback offers'. With its punchline 'Best Prices on Big Brands' the sale will have clothing, luggage and fashion accessories under the brands such as Max, Puma, United Colors of Benetton, Mothercare, Casio, Biba, American Tourister, etc.,, There will be Flash Sale with new deals every hour. Customers can avail up to 90% off on handbags, up to 80% off on luggage, flat 60% off on men's shirts, minimum 60% off on women's shirt and minimum 40% off on watches.
Good news for small sellers
For the annual festive sale, Amazon boasts of giving extremely reasonable prices on products from premium quality brands. These include Samsung, Lenovo, Fossil, and Luxurious Ayurveda. New international brands such as Miniso has also entered the exclusive brands party. Further, the e-tailer will also be giving the opportunity to small businesses in the country. The unique and innovative products by these small retailers will be listed at up to 70% off. These include authentic handicrafts from government emporiums, latest innovations from award-winning startups.
Focus on in-house brands
The e-commerce platform will also be offering steep discounts on products under its own brands such as Solimo and AmazonBasics. These can be availed at an up to 80% discount. These products comes in all categories- furniture, household needs, clothing, fashion and accessories. Up to 70% off has been listed on products by Solimo and up to 65% off has been listed on products by AmazonBasics. (Pic: Amazon India)
Easy payment modes
Enabling smooth payments during the sale, Amazon has come up with exciting options to pay through. Customers can get an instant 10% off on using SBI debit cards to buy the products. Calling it 'Stretch Your Budget', the e-tailer is offering No Cost EMI on Bajaj Finserv cards. Apart from these, electronics will come with extended warranty and attractive exchange offers. The e-commerce giant is also promising free delivery on your first order.