The festive season is just around the corner, and so are the seasonal sales. In the run-up, we will be picking up deals to safeguard you from misleading discount figures and sellers with an ambiguous reputations. So before any well-crafted promotion bedazzles you, pay heed to our hand-picked deals.
A thing to note here is that while the festive sale is yet to start, there’s no reason to ignore some excellent deals already available. Due to the nature of the deals though, stocks are usually limited.
Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus
Deal Price: Rs 19,990
MRP: Rs 25,990
Samsung launched Galaxy A6+ in May this year for Rs 25,990. You can buy it for Rs 19,990 after selecting ‘SAM2000’ offer to avail Rs 2,000 cashback at Paytm Mall. Get an additional 10 percent cashback using ICICI Bank Credit or Debit cards. The Galaxy A6+, sporting 6-inch Super AMOLED display, has a rather odd 1080×2220 pixels resolution, and 18.5:9 aspect ratio.
It runs Android 8.0 Oreo, and packs 4G of RAM that ensures smooth operation. The built-in 64GB storage is expandable up to 256GB using a microSD card. Powered by a Snapdragon 450 chipset, it has a 16-megapixel front-facing camera, and dual cameras (16-megapixel+5-megapixel) at the back. The rounded corners, Infinity Display, and metal unibody make it an attractive package.
Deal Price: Rs 13,243 (effective)
MRP: Rs 29,999
Honor 8 received the EMUI 5.0 update based on Android 8.0 Oreo last month. Initially launched for Rs 29,999, you can grab it for Rs 13,243 after selecting the ‘MOB15’ offer to get Rs 2,337 cashback at Paytm Mall. With ICICI Bank’s Credit or Debit card, you can get an additional 10 percent cashback too. The phone has 2.5D glass on the front as well as the back with a metallic frame running at the side. The 12-megapixel+12-megapixel dual camera setup yields impressive photos thanks to laser autofocus, and dual-tone dual LED flash. Packing a powerful Kirin 50 chipset, Honor 8 is still well-rounded with fast charging support for its 3,000mAh battery.
Moto X4 (64GB)
Deal Price: Rs 13,255 (effective)
MRP: Rs 22,999
Built in a premium glass design, the Moto X4 with a dual camera setup arrived at Rs 20,999. However, you can buy it now for Rs 13,255 after using ‘MOB15’ promo code to get Rs 2,339 as cashback at Paytm. You can avail additional 10 percent discount with an ICICI Bank Credit and Debit Cards. Running a pure version of Android 8.0 Oreo, the Moto X4 is a no-nonsense phone packing Snapdragon 630 chip with 4GB of RAM, and holds 64GB storage. Its 5.2-inch Full HD display appears compact and enjoyable. Featuring USB Type-C port, the phone still supports power charging for its 3,000mAh battery.
Deal Price: Rs 6,519
MRP: Rs 9,499
The Nokia 3 is a good budget phone to experience the Android 8.0 Oreo update. Launched for Rs 9,499 initially, you can grab it for Rs 6,519 with a ‘GET18’ promo code to get Rs 1,431 as cashback at Paytm Mall. Have an ICICI Bank Credit or Debit card? Use it to bag an additional 10 percent cashback. Nokia 3 rests in the entry-level segment with MediaTek MT6737 chipset, 2GB of RAM, and 16GB storage. A 5-inch HD display is good enough to enjoy videos, and editing photos clicked using the 8-megapixel rear camera with autofocus.
Deal Price: Rs 3,999
MRP: Rs 6,490
If you don’t care much about the software version, then Panasonic P1 should suit your needs. This elegant looking phone houses a quad-core MT6737M with 1GB of RAM. Introduced for Rs 6,490, the P91 is now going for Rs 3,999 at Flipkart. You can get a further discount by exchanging your old working phone with that. Good enough to be gifted to someone who hasn’t use a smartphone or not big on downloading apps.
Disclaimer: For deals at Paytm Mall, the no-cost EMI option is available. However, if you choose that, you only get the interest amount as the cashback, and you can’t use the promo code with that.