The next iteration of Google‘s flagship smartphone is months away from release, but if you want to purchase the current best model, you can buy the Pixel 2 XL at an ‘effectively’ reduced price. The Google Pixel 2 is priced at Rs 52,999 for the 64GB model and Rs 61,999 for the 128GB version. The Google Pixel 2 XL is priced at Rs 61,999 for the 64GB model and Rs 70,999 for the 128GB version. However, if you use a Citi Credit and Debit card, you can avail up to Rs 10,000 in cashback. Here’s how the offer works.
On the Pixel 2, you get a cashback of Rs 8,000 when you use the Citi Credit or Debit card. This will bring down the cost of the 64GB model to Rs 44,999, and the 128GB model will cost Rs 53,999. On the Pixel 2 XL, the cashback is Rs 10,000. This will make the Pixel 2 XL cost Rs 51,999 for the 64GB model and Rs 60,999 for the 128GB model. So basically, you can buy the Pixel 2 XL base model at the non-discounted price of the Pixel 2.
Now that you know how much the cost difference will be, let’s take a look at the terms of this offer. First and foremost, the offer is live until March 31, 2018. So if you have been long delaying the purchase of the Google Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL, the time is just right.
Secondly, the offer is applicable on select retail stores as well as on Flipkart. What is interesting is that on Flipkart, you can also avail the exchange offers for an additional price cut. There is up to Rs 16,000 exchange discount on eligible devices on Flipkart.
By paying Rs 49, you can consider opting for the Buyback Guarantee scheme where Flipkart is promising the best exchange value of Rs 28,500 if you upgrade from the Google Pixel 2 family to a new phone. No-cost EMI schemes are also applicable.
As for Citi card holders, the offer is not applicable on the Corporate Credit Cards. You can avail the scheme on transactions done via ‘Brand EMI’ channel on Plutus/Pine Labs POS terminals only. The cashback amount will be credited to your account within 90 days from the date of transaction.