Flipkart is taking Amazon on with its own pre-Independence Day sale, slated to take place from 10-12 August. The Flipkart Freedom Sale will continue for a 72-hour period and bring various deals, offers and price drops on products across categories, including electronics, gadgets, fashion and more. Within the gadgets and electronics fields, there are deals on smartphones, laptops, cameras and audio equipment, among others.
While most of the deals will be detailed once the sale goes live, Flipkart has teased a few of its offers and deals. The lead deal is a 10 percent cashback offer on Citibank credit cards, which is applicable on all purchases during the sale period. Apart from that, there will be ‘Blockbuster’ deals and price reductions every eight hours, one special deal every hour, ‘Rush Hour’ deals from midnight to 2AM on August 10 and 31 minutes of price drops on each day of the sale, between 7:47PM and 8:18PM (playing on the numbers of 1947-2018).
There are plenty of exchange offers on various smartphones during the Flipkart Freedom Sale. Some of the key offers on exchange include: extra Rs 1,000 off on the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro, extra Rs 3,000 off on the Honor 9 Lite, extra Rs 4,000 off on the Vivo V9 Youth, extra Rs 5,000 off on the Oppo A83, extra Rs 4,000 cash back on the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+, and extra Rs 6,000 cash back on the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+.
Some of the other key deals on mobile phones include: Apple iPhone SE (32GB) at Rs 16,999, Rs 500 off on the base variant of the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1, and the Google Pixel 2 from Rs 41,999 onwards with extra buyback value of up to Rs 31,000. The Honor 10 sees a price drop to Rs 29,999, while various Samsung phones also see price cuts.
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Smartphones that are launching during the sale include the LG G7+ ThinQ, Samsung Galaxy On8 and Infinix Smart 2. Buyers looking for the Xiaomi Mi TV 4 range will also be happy to know that there will be one sale each day during the period at 12PM. Additionally, deals are being teased on cameras, laptops and audio products for discounts of up to 80 percent.