It’s that time of the year again! Shopaholics are going to go frenzy soon. They have marked their calendars as two massive sales go live on October 24. The Amazon Great Indian Festival is back on popular demand and the Flipkart’s Festival Dhamaka Days is also live, bringing in a slew of with bewildering offers and deals across their catalog.
In India, October is the month of festivals starting with Durga Puja and ending with Dussehra. Followed by Diwali, the month marks a blockbuster festive season. Thus, this is the prime time of the year to shop for those much sought after products that you’ve been saving up for.
In 2017, during the first 20 hours into the big billion days sale, Flipkart shipped a record 1.3 million smartphones. Taking references from the past year and the increased influx of electronic products in India, that number is surely going to elevate as Flipkart gears up for the sale.
As for the Indian Amazon Prime subscribers, the Great Indian Festival will start early on October 23, at 12 in the afternoon, giving them a 12-hour leeway before going live for everyone else. Unfair much? Well, you could always get that Prime membership for ₹999/year or a monthly access for ₹129 per month.
With so many offers and deals, it can become a painstaking effort scrounging for products with the best prices. This is where Techsense has got you covered. We bring you all the best deals and offers from Amazon’s Great Indian Festival and Flipkart’s Festival Dhamaka Days as they go live, right here.
Amazon Great Indian Festival 2018 (October 24 - 28)
During the Great Indian Festival sale, Amazon plans on offering its bestselling products at a much lesser price, along with up to 55% off on electronics, headphones from ₹349 and up to ₹3,500 discount on Amazon’s own devices like Kindle and Echo.
The sale will also feature more than 1 lakh deals on Mobile accessories, starting for as low as ₹89. On the Amazon app, customers will be able to participate in the App Jackpot contest where they could win prizes worth over ₹5 lakhs. There will also be app-exclusive deals where products will be available on up to 60% discounts.
For customers eyeing to buy a smartphone during this festive season, Amazon’s Great Indian Festival sale won’t be a disappoint for you. With exchange offers on a number of phones, users can just replace their current smartphone for an exchange value on the smartphone they want to buy.
Along with this, Amazon will also be offering a 1-year free screen replacement for every smartphone sold during the sale. There is a no-cost EMI option for different products as well. In short, you are left with no excuses to buy your favorite product you wanted to buy from so long.
Discounts and offers on a variety of brands like OnePlus, Xiaomi, HP, Lenovo, Honor, Samsung, Western Digital, Motorola, Canon, Huawei, Bose, Realme, bOAT and JBL, to name a few, will go live during the sale and you can expect jaw-dropping deals every hour. Then there’s the Vivo V9 Pro which launches during the Great Indian Festival and the Mi TV Pro which will go on sale for the first time.
Best deals and offers during Amazon Great Indian Festival sale 2018
- Apple iPhone X (64GB) @ ₹69,999 (27% off)
- Apple iPhone X (256GB) @ ₹79,999 (27% off)
- OnePlus 6 @ ₹29,999 (flat ₹5,000 off) with 10% discount on SBI cards, 1-year free screen replacement
- Xiaomi Redmi Y2 (32GB) @ ₹8,999
- Vivo V9 Pro @ ₹17,990 + Amazon Echo Dot at ₹1,499
- Moto G5S Plus @ ₹9,999
- Honor Play @ ₹18,999
₹21,999(flat ₹3,000 off)
- Huawei Nova 3i (128GB) @ ₹17,990 (25% off)
- Samsung Galaxy S9 (128GB) @ ₹44,990 (save ₹21,010)
- Xiaomi Mi A2 @ ₹14,999 (flat ₹2,500 off)
- JBL GO bluetooth speaker @₹1,399 (48% off)
- Amazon Echo Dot & Echo Spot starting @ ₹2,449 (upto 45% off)
- HP, Dell, Lenovo Windows laptops starting @ ₹17,990
- Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro (32GB) @ ₹10,999 (flat ₹1,000 off)
- Samsung Galaxy Note 8 @ ₹43,990 (41% off) - extra ₹3,000 off on exchange
- Amazon Echo & Echo Plus starting @ ₹6,999 (upto 30% off)
- Asus, Dell, Acer & MSI gaming laptops starting @ ₹49,990 (upto ₹55,000 off)
- Amazon Fire TV Stick @ ₹2,999 (flat ₹1,000 off)
- Bose QC 25 headphones @ ₹12,600 ( flat 50% off)
- Western Digital, Seagate, Toshiba, LaCie, Silicon Power external HDDs starting @ ₹4,899
- Samsung Gear S3 @ ₹17,990 (37% off)
- Samsung Galaxy A8+ @ ₹23,990 (43% off) - extra ₹2,000 off on exchange
- Upto 40% off on Monitors
Flipkart Festival Dhamaka Days (October 24-27)
Giving a tough competition to Amazon’s Great Indian Festival sale is the Festival Dhamaka Days by Flipkart. Unlike Amazon, the Festival Dhamaka Days sale will go live by product categories. Customers will have the access to fashion, TV & appliances, home & furniture, beauty, sports & toys and smart devices offers, followed by Mobiles, gadgets and accessories deals.
Like Amazon Prime members, Flipkart Plus subscribers can also avail the exclusive early access to the sale. This 3-hour early access will be activated for them on October 23 from 9 PM.
During the Festival Dhamaka Days sale, categories like tv & appliances, gadgets & accessories and smart devices will attract up to 80% discount. Flipkart will be revealing new deals every 8 hours and will also offer extra discounts in the form of ‘Rush Hour’ for the first two hours of the sale every day and ‘Maha Price Drop’ which offers an extra 20% discount on the already discounted product deal. The e-tailer will also be hosting flash sales with over 120 deals.
Customers who will shop from Flipkart during the sale are entitled to get a flat 15% and ₹250 off when making a purchase of ₹2,500 and ₹2,000 respectively.
Flipkart is offering some great EMI options for buyers as well, with no-cost EMIs on debit, credit and Bajaj Finserv cards.
A Complete Mobile Protection plan from Flipkart will also be available to purchase, starting from a price range, as low as ₹99. This comprehensive protection plan will cover screen and water damage, hardware/software issues, in addition to theft protection. Earlier, Flipkart used to offer these services separately at different prices. Now it seems, they are going to offer a packaged deal in the form of the Complete Mobile Protection plan.
Best deals and offers during last Flipkart Festive Dhamaka Days sale 2018
- POCO F1 (64GB) @ ₹20,999 ( extra ₹1,000 off)
- Apple iPhone 7 (32GB) @ ₹34,999 (33% discount)
- Asus Zenfone 5Z @ ₹24,999 (flat ₹5,000 off)
- Google Pixel 2 XL (64GB) @ ₹40,000 (flat ₹5,499 off)
- Samsung Galaxy S8 @ ₹29,990 (flat ₹20,000 off)
- Vu 32-inch HD-ready LED TV @ ₹9,999
This LED TV from Vu is available at just ₹9,999 inclusive of ₹2,500 flat discount on its original retail price of ₹16,000.
- Xiaomi Mi LED Smart TV 4A 43-inch @ ₹20,999
Looking for the best value for money television? Look no further than this exciting deal on Flipkart for 43-inch Mi LED Smart TV 4A that’s available for ₹20,999 at an extra ₹2,000 flat off. It normally retails for ₹25,999.
- MarQ 43-inch UHD 4K Dolby certified Smart TV @ ₹27,999
Want to upgrade from a full HD to a 4K television? Flipkart’s own brand MarQ has an exciting deal for you. Their 4K TV is up for grabs at ₹27,999 at 34% off.
- Mi Band - HRX Edition @ ₹999
- Canon EOS 3000D @ ₹18,990 with 16GB memory card and carry case(flat ₹6,000 off) + extra ₹2,500 off on HDFC Bank Credit/Debit cards
- Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro @ ₹8,999 (flat discount of ₹4,591)
- Fitbit Charge 2 @ ₹7,499 (extra ₹7,500 discount)
- Apple Watch Series 3 starting @ ₹26,900 (upto 16% off)
- Honor Band 3 @ ₹1,999 (33% off)
- Mobvoi Ticwatch Sport at ₹15,999 (20% off)
- Mobvoi Ticwatch Express @ ₹11,999 (flat 25% off)
- Nikon D3500 @ ₹44,990 with 18-55mm & 70-300mm lens + 16GB memory card and carry case (extra ₹2,500 off on HDFC Bank Debit/Credit cards
- Anker Power Core 10,000mAh power bank @ ₹1,499 (55% off)
- Mi power bank 2i 10,000mAh @ ₹699 (41% off)
- Mi Power Bank 2i 20,000mAh @ ₹1,399 (flat 30% off)
- Anker Power Core 20,000mAh power bank @ ₹4,399 (36% off)
- Sony SRS-XB01 Portable Bluetooth speaker @ ₹1,699 (flat 43% off)
- 1More Piston Fit earphones @ ₹777 (22% off)
- Sony MDR-EX14AP headphones @ ₹499 (flat 61% off)
- SoundLogic Loop wireless headphones @ ₹899 (flat 55% off)
- Xiaomi Mi Pocket speakers starting from ₹799 (up to 40% off)
- Harman Kardon Soundsticks @ ₹8,999 (flat 55% off)