Where Amazon India has kicked off its Great Indian Sale on the occasion of India s 70th Independence, Flipkart too is offering some big discounts with The Big Freedom Sale . Flipkart s sale kicks off today, and will go on till August 11. With the three days of ongoing sales and discounts on the platform, here s looking at some of the best deals from Day 1, which you could get your hands on. Also Read - iPhone 11, iPhone XR up for grab with massive discount on Flipkart Big Saving Days saleAlso Read - Flipkart Big Saving Days sale begins: Pixel 4a, Realme X7, Samsung Galaxy F62, more on discount
To begin with, Flipkart has partnered with HDFC Bank to offer buyers with added benefits. This means, those making purchases using an HDFC debit or credit card, will get an additional instant discount of 10 percent. However, do note, that this additional discount is valid only on a minimum purchase of Rs 3,000. And the maximum discount per transaction is Rs 1,750. The additional discount for HDFC customers, ends with the end of the sale. Also Read - Amazon School from Home store live in India: What's new
Also, oddly, the 10 percent instant discount for HDFC customers is not applicable on any Samsung smartphone, except Samsung Galaxy On Max, Samsung Galaxy A3, Samsung Galaxy On Nxt, Samsung Galaxy On5, Samsung Galaxy On7, Samsung Galaxy J5 – 6 (2016 Edition), and Samsung Galaxy On8. The offer also does not apply to Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, Oppo smartphones, and Samsung Tablets. ALSO READ: Amazon Great Indian Sale: Deals on Apple iPhone 7, OnePlus 5, iPhone SE and more
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4
One of the highlights of The Big Freedom Sale is the sale of Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 for continuous three days. That s right, instead of a scheduled flash sales that Xiaomi conducts, during this sale, Flipkart will be selling the Redmi Note 4 till August 11. Of course, till the stocks last. The smartphone is selling at a discount, but it comes with an exchange offer of up to Rs 12,000. Which means, you can exchange an old smartphone for the Redmi Note 4, and get a discount of up to Rs 12,000.
Fat discounts on Apple iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, Google Pixel, Pixel XL
While many other smartphones are available at a discounted rate on Flipkart right now, some of the fattest discounts we spotted were on the Apple iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL. For instance the iPhone 7 32GB is available at a 23 percent discount, wherein it is available for Rs 42,999, down from Rs 56,200. The Apple iPhone 7 Plus 32GB variants is up on a 15 percent discount, available for Rs 56,999, down from Rs 67,300. Both the smartphones come with an additional discount of up to Rs 15,600 on exchange.
On the other hand, the Google Pixel and Pixel XL are available at 24 percent and 26 percent discount, respectively. The Google Pixel is now priced at Rs 43,000 on the platform, as compared to the earlier price tag of Rs 57,000. Down from Rs 67,000, the Google Pixel XL is now available on Flipkart for Rs 48,999.
There are also some interesting discounts on smartphones like the Moto G5 Plus, Moto M, Samsung Galaxy J5-6, Lenovo K6 Power, Samsung Galaxy On5, Samsung Galaxy On Nxt, and Lenovo Vibe K5 Note. The discounts on the mentioned smartphones range from Rs 1,000 to about Rs 3,500.
The Apple Watch gets a Rs 6,000 discount. From Rs 25,900, the smartwatch is now available at Rs 19,900.
Beside smartphones, The Big Freedom Sale also has some hefty sales on TVs, and other home appliances. For instance, the biggest discount on TVs we spotted was on Micromax s 50-inch Full HD LED TV, which is available at 50 percent discount. Down from Rs 66,900, the TV is now available at Rs 32,999. The Sony Bravia 40-inch full HD LED TV is available at a discount of about Rs 8,000, at Rs 38,999. Flipkart is also offering up to Rs 2,000 off on budget laptops, and some attractive discounts on DSLR cameras.