Earlier today, Xiaomi announced a price cut of Rs 1,000 for the Redmi 2, which brings the price down to Rs 5,999. The affordable smartphone though isn’t the only one to get a price slash, and there are quite a few enticing deals online if you are in the market to buy a new smartphone. We list five smartphone deals that you shouldn’t miss, which range from a smartphone in the sub-Rs 10,000 segment and going up to the Rs 40,000 segment.
Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 4G was one of the first smartphones to boast 4G LTE capabilities in the sub-Rs 10,000 segment. The phablet was launched for Rs 9,999, but the company has made the phablet more enticing by giving it a price cut of Rs 2,000, which brings its retail price down to Rs 7,999. Despite competition from the likes of the Yu Yureka and Lenovo K3 Note, the price cut makes it difficult to miss.
It features a 5.5-inch HD IPS display, 1.6GHz Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor, 2GB RAM, and 8GB internal storage with microSD card slot. Also on offer are 13-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel front camera, and a 3,100mAh battery.
Many felt that the Mi 4 was ageing, especially considering its price tag, only 3G support and the launch of the Mi 4i. But Xiaomi has given the former flagship a new lease of life by giving it a massive price slash. The Mi 4 16GB was launched at Rs 19,999, but is now available for as low as Rs 14,999. If 4G is not a priority, the Mi 4 is a good choice considering the new price tag.
For a refresh, the Mi 4 features a 5-inch full HD display, 2.5GHz Snapdragon 801 quad-core processor, 3GB of RAM, and 16GB/64GB internal storage. Also on offer is 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, 8-megapixel front facing camera, and a 3,080mAh battery.
Google’s Motorola-made Nexus 6 has seen numerous price drops since its launch earlier this year. What launched at Rs 44,000 for the 32GB variant and Rs 49,000 for the 64GB variant, can now be picked up for Rs 34,999 and Rs 39,999 respectively. What makes the deal sweeter is Flipkart’s exchange offer, which takes the price further down to Rs 29,999 and Rs 34,999 respectively.
The Nexus 6 features a 5.96-inch QHD AMOLED display, 2.7GHz Snapdragon 805 quad-core processor, and 3GB of RAM. The smartphone also features a 13-megapixel rear camera, 2-megapixel front camera, and a 3,220mAh battery. It runs on Android Lollipop, and comes with Motorola’s Turbo Charger, which as per the company’s claims can give users six hours of battery life at 15 minutes of charging.
Samsung’s flagship was launched in India earlier this year, with prices starting from Rs 49,900. As is the norm with Samsung’s high-end smartphones, the Galaxy S6 too has seen repeated price drops and is now available for under Rs 40,000. Available on e-commerce sites for as low as Rs 38,500 and offline stores for around Rs 40,000, the Galaxy S6 is too good to miss out on.
Samsung’s Galaxy S6 features a 5.1-inch Super AMOLED QHD display, Exynos 7420 octa-core chipset, 3GB of RAM, and 32GB/64GB/128GB internal storage. The flagship also features a 16-megapixel rear camera with optical image stabilization, 5-megapixel front camera, 2,550mAh battery, and connectivity options like LTE support, NFC, IR Blaster, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1. On the software front, it runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop wrapped under an overhauled TouchWiz UI.
As we inch towards September when traditionally Apple unveils its latest iPhones, last year’s iPhone 6 is now available for lesser than its launch price. With prices starting at Rs 53,500 for the 16GB at launch, it is now available on e-commerce sites for as low as Rs 43,270.
The iPhone 6 features a 4.7-inch display, next-generation 64-bit A8 processor, M8 coprocessor and 1GB of RAM. The smartphones also feature an 8-megapixel rear camera, 1.2-megapixel Facetime camera, NFC and three storage options — 16GB, 64GB and 128GB. On the software front, it now runs on iOS 8.4.
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