New gadget deals on Amazon and Flipkart you can’t miss
There's a new round of discounts and deals on select gadgets, which you may have been eyeing for a while
If you are planning to buy a new smartphone, laptop, headphone, speaker or fitness band, you don’t really have to wait for the annual shopping event or the monthly sales aligned with some festival. Even without an occasion, you can get ample amount of sellers on Amazon and Flipkart offering some interesting deals. Here are the latest price cuts and discounts you should take note of.
Apple iPhone 7 (Product) RED
The beautiful, red-coloured variant of the iPhone 7 is available at a discount of up to Rs13,000, if you exchange your old smartphone for it. The list of smartphones valid for exchange includes all iPhones before iPhone 7, Samsung S7, S7 Edge, LG G5 and phones by other Android phone makers. The new iPhone has the same hardware as other iPhones in the series—Apple’s Fusion A10 chip with M10 motion co-processor. It has a 4.7-inch Retina Display with a resolution of 1,334x750p.
HTC Desire 10 Pro
Rs22,390 (earlier Rs26,490)
The HTC Desire 10 Pro is selling at a discounted price. There is an exchange offer of up to Rs13,000 on this one too. It is a well-designed smartphone with soft matte finish on the back. It has a 5.5-inch Full-HD (1,920x1,080p) display. It runs Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) and is powered by MediaTek Helio P10 octa-core processor with 4GB RAM. Internal storage is 64GB and one can add another 2TB via microSD cards.
Sony Xperia XZ Dual
Rs37,489 (earlier Rs51,990)
Sony’s flagship smartphone the Xperia XZ Dual is selling at a lower price and there is an additional exchange offer of Rs13,000. The smartphone offers a 5.2-inch full HD display with Gorilla Glass 4. It has a water- and dust-resistant finish and is available in black, blue and platinum colours. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chip with 3GB RAM and offers 64GB internal storage. It is upgradeable to Android 7.0 (Nougat) and offers a 23-megapixel camera which supports optical image stabilization and can record 4K videos.
Bang&Olufsen BeoPlay S3
The current price cut brings the price of Bang&Olufsen BeoPlay S3 down by Rs7,000. This is a unique-shaped speaker with the design of a dodecahedron ball. It is made of nylon fabric on the front panel where the speaker grille is placed, while the rest is made of plastic polymer. It supports Bluetooth 4.0 and works wirelessly with all compatible Android smartphones and Apple iPhones. Despite the compact footprint, it packs in two powerful Class D amplifiers.
WD My Passport 2TB hard drive
Rs6,299 (earlier Rs11,910)
WD’s new My Passport series of portable wired hard-drive is a redesigned version of My passport Ultra series. It looks more stylish and is available in six eye-catching colours—red, orange, blue, black, yellow and white. It offers 2TB of storage and has a read and write speed of up to 120MBps and 87MBps, respectively. You can protect your data using WD’s 256-bit hardware encryption allowing only the person with the right password to access the files on it.
Dell Inspiron 3162
Rs12,800 (earlier Rs16,640)
If you are looking for an entry-level Windows 10 notebook with light form factor and stylish looks, you can try the Inspiron 3162 as there is a 23% discount on it right now. There is also an exchange offer of up to Rs8,000 on old laptops. It is powered by Intel Celeron N3060 with 2GB RAM, which is more powerful than the Atom-based notebooks selling at this price point. The notebook comes with an 11.6-inch Anti-glare display with resolution of 1,366x768p. It has 32GB storage and supports SD cards.
Rs11,041 (earlier Rs12,999)
There is a 15% discount on the Fitbit Alta Large (6.2 to 7.6 inch). If you use Axis Bank credit cards, you get an additional discount of 5%. Alta is a fitness tracker with an OLED touch display where you can keep track of your activities and also get call, text and calendar notifications when it is connected to the phone. It is splash resistant and can be used with different kind of straps. It keeps track of your steps walked, sleep, active time, distance covered and calories burned. Alta can deliver about 5 days of backup on one charge.