Samsung has quietly given a price cut to a few of its affordable smartphones in India. These devices are placed in the company’s Galaxy J and Galaxy A lineups.
The price cut was first revealed by Mumbai-based mobile retailer Mahesh Telecom. Since then, these new prices are also reflecting across online retail stores. There is however no word from Samsung on whether these price cuts are permanent or temporary.
Samsung Galaxy J-series
In the Galaxy J-series, the smartphones to get a price cut are the Galaxy J8, Galaxy J4, Galaxy J2 (2017), and the Galaxy J7 Prime. The Galaxy J8 was launched for Rs 18,990, and after a price cut, is now available for 17,990. The Galaxy J4 16GB variant gets a price cut, and is now available for Rs 8,990. This is the second price slash, after its launch price was brought down to Rs 9,490 back in July.
The Galaxy J2 (2017) is now available for Rs 5,990 after a price cut. It was originally launched for Rs 7,390 back in October last year. Lastly, the Galaxy J7 Prime 16GB variant is now available for Rs 9,990 after a price cut.
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Samsung Galaxy A-series
In the Galaxy A-series, the smartphones getting a price cut include the Galaxy A6 32GB and 64GB variants, and the Galaxy A6+. The Galaxy A6 variants are now available for Rs 15,490, and Rs 16,990 after price cuts. The smartphone was originally launched, priced at Rs 21,990, and Rs 22,990, respectively. The Galaxy A6+, on the other hand, is available for Rs 21,990 after price cut.