In case you missed the earlier online festive season sales, the Amazon Great Indian Diwali Sale is back. You’ll find offers across all categories on Amazon from 26th to 28th October. We’ve got the best deals in technology from the first day of the Amazon Diwali sale right here.
Here are a few tips to help you make the most out of the Amazon Great Indian Diwali Sale:
1) Almost all decent deals would be a part of Lightning Deals. This means a limited set of products will be available at a special price and you’ll have just 15 minutes to checkout.
2) In case you miss a Lightning Deal, it’s always wise to join the waitlist.
3) Most Lightning Deals are renewed once they end, so make sure you don’t give up easily.
4) Use a Citibank card to make a payment to get an additional cashback of 10% on the items available during Amazon Great Indian Diwali Sale (maximum cashback of Rs. 1750).
1. Apple iPhone 6S
Apple’s iPhone 6S may have been the most expensive iPhone ever launched in the country, but hasn’t stopped fan boys and girls from grabbing one on day zero. In case you’re one of those who waited for the dust to settle, Amazon is selling select variants in 16GB and 64GB models at a discount.
You can grab the iPhone 6S 16GB silver and gold for as low as Rs. 56,000 and the 64GB variant in silver for Rs. 66,000 as part of the Amazon Great Indian Diwali Sale. This is the lowest possible price till now, without a cashback offer. In case you pay using a Citibank card till 28th, you can also grab another Rs. 1750 off in the form of a cashback. The 16GB space grey variant is down to Rs. 55,990. All these are Fulfilled by Amazon listings so you can be rest assured they will be genuine units and the returns would be a lot easier if they aren’t.
Note: Please select Phone only option on the product listing page at Amazon. These discounts are not applicable on phones that ship with bundled Vodafone offers.
2. JBL Flip 3 portable wireless speaker
The JBL Flip 3 portable speaker is available as part of Amazon Great Indian Diwali Sale at a discounted price of Rs. 7,999 for a limited time. The portable speaker supports Bluetooth connectivity, and can handle a few splashes of water. Remember, it’s not completely water proof though. There’s an in-built battery worth 3,000mAh that can last up to 10 hours on a full charge. There’s a microphone on the speaker that can allow you to make and receive phone calls while your smartphone is paired with the speaker. JBL claims you can clean the speaker under a running tap but just don’t submerge it.
3. Boat MFi certified Lightning cable
Apple’s default Lightning cables are known to be highly sensitive. If you end up breaking yours in months, get this Boat Lightning cable at Rs. 999 (MRP Rs. 1499) as part of Amazon Great Indian Diwali Sale. The cable is MFi certified which means it will be compatible with all devices that have a Lightning port. The biggest USP of this cable is its build quality. It includes a metal braided skin which can take care of day to day wear and tear without any issues. The cable is also almost tangle-free and a great one at this price.
4. Micromax 40-inch full HD LED TV
Missed out on the VU LED TV deal on Flipkart during the Big Billion Day sale? The Micromax 40-inch full HD LED TV is now available at a sweet price of Rs. 20,990 (MRP Rs. 39,990). The TV normally retails at a price point of around Rs. 22,500. If you are in the market for a big-screen TV that comes at a budget, the Micromax 40-inch LED TV won’t disappoint you. It comes with with one year warranty along with an additional two-year extended warranty if you buy before 15 November. It comes with two HDMI ports and two USB ports.
5. Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch
The Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch with a 256GB SSD and 8GB RAM is now available at a discounted price of Rs. 92,999 (MRP Rs. 109,900) as part of Amazon Great Indian Diwali Sale for a limited time only. The MacBook Pro 13-inch is powered by Intel Core i5 processor, supported by 8GB of RAM. It comes with Apple’s new Force Touch trackpad which offers multiple gesture driven controls. The MacBook Pro will run OS X Yosemite out of the box but you can easily upgrade it to OS X El Capitan via the Mac App Store. If you are in the market for a high-end MacBook that can last the next few years easily, this would be a great purchase.
6. Apple iPad Air 2 16GB
The iPad Air 2 16GB with Wi-Fi and Cellular is now available for Rs. 40,990 (MRP Rs. 45,900) as part of Amazon Great Indian Diwali Sale Lightning Deals. The cellular variant is useful in case you’re planning to take the tablet with out while you’re out. The iPad Air 2 comes with a 9.4-inch Retina Display and includes Touch ID to unlock the home screen and pay for purchases using your fingerprints. There’s an iSight camera at the back, and a front-facing camera for video calls. The cellular chip supports Indian LTE bands as well as 3G networks in the country.