Amazon and Flipkart returned with fresh sales this week as the festive season gets underway. While Flipkart Big Diwali Sale kicked off Saturday, Amazon Big Billion Days: Celebration Special started earlier today. In other news, OnePlus 7T Pro and OnePlus 7T Pro McLaren Edition made their debut at an event in London. Also, Xiaomi launched the Redmi 8 in India and began teasing the launch of its much anticipated Redmi Note 8 Pro smartphone that will be unveiled next week in the country. Read on to know more about these and other major happenings from the world of technology this week.
Flipkart Big Diwali Sale now live
Flipkart Big Diwali Sale officially kicked off Saturday after a four-hour head start for the Flipkart Plus members. This is the second major sale from the e-retailer after it recently organised the Big Billion Days sale for its users. The sale will continue through October 16. Like the Flipkart Big Billion Days sale, the e-retailer has listed a number of offers for smartphones, televisions, and other consumer electronics items.
Some of the biggest offers available as a part of the Flipkart Big Diwali Sale include discounts on smartphones, tablets, laptops, and audio products. Flipkart is offering the iPhone 7 32GB version for as low as Rs. 26,999, down from its regular price of Rs. 29,900. Similarly, Redmi Note 7S is down to Rs. 9,999 for the 4GB + 64GB variant, Vivo Z1 Pro 4GB + 64GB model is discounted to Rs. 12,990, and Google Pixel 3a can be grabbed for as low as Rs. 29,999.
Other offers on Flipkart include discount on Apple AirPods, MSI GF Core 15.6-inch gaming laptop, and sixth-generation Apple iPad. Game consoles like Xbox One S have also received limited period price cuts and you will also be able to find deals on various mobile accessories. Flipkart has also partnered with State Bank of India to offer 10 percent instant discount on purchases made using the bank’s credit cards.
Flipkart Big Diwali Sale: Here Are the Best Offers on Mobile Phones, Electronics
Amazon Great Indian Festival: Celebration Special sale opens
Amazon is also running a new version of its Great Indian Festival sale in the form of Celebration Special. The sale opened for Prime members at noon on Saturday and for everyone else earlier today. Similar to the Flipkart sale, Amazon Great Indian Festival: Celebration Special also includes deals on mobile phones, headphones, laptops, tablets, and other consumer electronics. Amazon has also tied up with ICICI Bank to offer 10 percent instant discount on purchases made using the bank’s credit or debit cards.
Some of the major details available as a part of the Amazon sale include discounted iPhone XR 64GB version at Rs. 42,999, OnePlus 7 for as low as Rs. 34,999, and Samsung Galaxy Note 9 at Rs. 42,999. Additionally, Amazon sale is also offering discounts on Bose Quiet Comfort 35 II, Sony WH-1000XM3, and Sennheiser HD 4.50 SE. Further, the Smart TVs like TCL 50-inch 4K smart Android TV, VU 49-inch full-HD smart LED…