The concept of No-Cost EMI isn’t new, but its gaining prominence on major e-commerce portals in India, including Amazon and Flipkart. It lets you pay for any new purchase over multiple instalments, rather than in one go, and that too without the additional cost of interest that is usually a part of EMI payments. And to promote EMI payments and make buying easier, Amazon India’s EMI Fest is now live. Also Read - Amazon Fire TV gets Hindi support for Alexa
Various products, including electronics, mobile phones, furniture and more are available under the offer. The EMI Fest is set to run from July 18-24, and will be applicable for purchases using ICICI Bank Credit Cards. The offer gives buyers an additional 10 percent cash back when making purchases under the EMI scheme from ICICI Bank. Certain products are also applicable for no-cost EMI, which gives buyers the ability to pay for their purchase over a period of time. Also Read - India smart speaker market to cross 7.5 lakh units by 2020 end
The minimum transaction value for the offer is Rs 7,000, and the maximum cash back is capped at Rs 1,500. Apart from the EMI Fest offer, buyers can also avail of other no-cost EMI schemes (without the ICICI Bank cash back) when buying with other major credit cards or using a Bajaj Finserv EMI card. Here is a list of the top smartphones that are applicable for the EMI fest offer. Also Read - Garmin Venu SQ series of smartwatches launched in India: Price, availability, features
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The OnePlus 6 has earned acclaim as one of the best flagship phones you can buy today at under Rs 40,000, with pricing starting at Rs 34,999. It’s powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, and comes with up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. The phone features a 6.28-inch notched AMOLED full-HD+ screen and sports a dual-camera setup and fingerprint sensor at the rear, along with face unlock.
Oppo Realme 1
The sub-brand of major smartphone brand Oppo, Realme focuses on the online retail segment. The Realme 1 is priced from Rs 8,990, is powered by the MediaTek Helio P60 SoC and features up to 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, along with a 6-inch full-HD+ screen. The phone comes with a 13-megapixel single-camera setup at the rear and an 8-megapixel front camera.
Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime
While the design of the phone might be a bit dated thanks to its 5.5-inch 16:9 full-HD screen, the Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime is nonetheless a popular option at under Rs 15,000. The phone is priced from Rs 11,990 and comes with up to 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. You get a 13-megapixel camera at the front and back.
The newly launched Motorola Moto G6 is priced from Rs 13,999, and is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SoC. You get up to 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage, along with Motorola’s trademark near-stock Android user interface and experience. The phone also comes with a dual-camera setup at the back.
One of the most affordable devices available with a dual-camera setup today, the Honor 7C is priced from Rs 9,999. The phone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SoC and comes with up to 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage, along with a 6-inch HD+ 18:9 screen.
Nokia 7 Plus
At Rs 25,999, the Nokia 7 Plus is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC and comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. The phone is an Android One device, running stock Android 8.1 Oreo, and also has a dual-camera setup at the back and a 6-inch full-HD+ 18:9 screen.
Apple iPhone X
The 2018 iPhone range is still a few months away, and if you want a new flagship Apple iPhone right now, the iPhone X is still your best bet. Pricing starts at Rs 88,999 on Amazon India currently, and it’s one of the most expensive devices that you can buy under the Amazon EMI Fest offer right now.
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