Amazon India has announced its “Amazon Prime Day 2018” for the Indian market and it will start on July 16 at 12 noon. The company detailed that Prime Day event will go on for 36 hours while including exclusive sales, best deals, and blockbuster video titles. Amazon claimed that more than “200 exclusive new products” will be launched on Prime day ranging from OnePlus, Nestle, NesPlus, HP, Acer, GAP, Marks & Spencer, Nosch, and more. The sale will also include “thousands of deals” offering “products at the lowest prices of the year” including products from the Amazon Echo family, Fire TV Stick, Amazon Kindle Oasis, and Kindle Paperwhite.
The company will start celebrating Prime Day 2018 on Amazon Prime Video by starting to premiere seven new Prime Video titles from July 10 with one new title premiering per day. These titles will include the recently launched Bollywood movie “Raazi” along with a new Amazon Prime Original series “Comicstaan”. The e-commerce giant also added that it will offer “ultra-fast 2-hour delivery” for Amazon devices, consumer electronics and other essential items for Amazon Prime members in Delhi, Bengaluru, NCR, Mumbai, and Hyderabad through the Prime Now app.
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Amit Agarwal, SVP and Country Manager for Amazon India issued a statement while announcing Amazon Prime Day 2018 adding, “We were humbled by the fantastic response to our first Prime Day last year and are delighted to bring it back for Prime members in India.”
Agarwal went on to state, “For the first time, customers across several cities in India can experience new products & entertainment specials launching on Prime Day in Virtual Reality” while talking about the 2-hour delivery that Amazon will offer on Prime Day 2018. The company will also offer 10 percent instant discount for users who will use Debit and Credit cards from HDFC Bank to make a purchase.
Users using Amazon Pay balance will also get 10 percent cash back. The company will also offer exchange offers on purchase of mobile devices and other electronics appliances along with No Cost EMI options on more than 8,000 products. Amazon is also allowing users to experience launches from brands in Virtual Reality at select malls in Delhi NCR, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Chennai, and Kolkata.