Amazon's much publicised "Great Indian Sale" has gone live in the country. It will be a 72-hour long (21-23 January) special sale campaign, wherein the e-retailer has promised huge discounts on mobiles, tablets, home & kitchen appliances, video games, cameras, fashion and other sundries.
In this segment, we have listed top hand-picked smartphone deals that are worth taking a look.
Top-end phones (Rs. 20,000 and higher)
Apple iPhone 6S (16GB, Rose Gold) Launch price: Rs. 62,000; new price: Rs. 47,425
It sports 4.7-inch LED-backlit IPS screen with Retina HD display and comes packed with iOS 9 powered by the 64-bit 3rd generation Apple A9. It is said to be 70% and 90% faster in terms of CPU and GPU speeds, compared to A8, seen inside the 2014-based iPhone 6 series models. It is backed by M9 co-processor to take some load off the main processor.
iPhone 6S also features 12MP primary camera with 4K video recording ability and a 5MP FaceTime camera on the front.
Apple iPhone 6S Plus (16GB, Space Grey): Launch price: Rs 72,000; new Price: Rs. 51,500
It features almost same internal hardware as seen inside the iPhone 6S, but differ in the screen size. It features a 5.5-inch display.
Complete specification details of both iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus are HERE
Google Nexus 5X (16GB, Black): Launch price: Rs. 31,900; new Price: Rs. 20,990
It sports a 5.2-inch full HD screen and comes packed with Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 series Hexa-core CPU, 2GB RAM, 16GB/32GB inbuilt ROM, a 2700 mAh battery and also houses a 5MP snapper on the front.
The key aspect of the new LG phone is that it is an affiliate product of Google and runs on the pure Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS and is guaranteed to receive updates for the next two to three years.
Complete specification details can be found HERE
OnePlus 2 (64GB, Black): Launch price: Rs. 24,999; new price: Rs. 22,999
It boasts premium magnesium-aluminium metal alloy chassis, pure steel accents on home button and fine camera hardware. OnePlus 2 comes packed with new generation LPDDR 4 series 4GB RAM, 13mp camera dual-Led flash with laser-auto focus, USB Type C, fingerprint-based biometric technology, which is said to be faster and better secured than the Touch ID system seen in Apple iPhone 6 (& Plus) series.
Complete specification details are HERE
Huawei Nexus 6P (32GB, Graphite): Launch price Rs. 39,999; new price: Rs. 36, 499
It sports a 5.7-inch Quad-HD display and runs the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS powered by Snapdragon 810 v2.1 Octa-core SoC (System on Chip), 3GB RAM, 32GB/64GB/128GB inbuilt storage, a 3,450-mAh battery and an 8MP snapper on the front.
Nexus 6P also features a 12.3MP camera with Broad-spectrum CRI-90 dual-LED flash, IR assisted laser-autofocus, f/2.0 aperture, 1.55µm sensor and 4K video recording.
Complete specifications details can be found HERE
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Mid-range category (Rs.10,000 –Rs.19,999)-
OnePlus X (16GB, Onyx and Champagne): Launch price: Rs. 16,999; New price: Rs. 14,999
It sports a 5.0-inch full HD display and under-the-hood it comes packed with the 2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon quad-core SoC (System on Chip), 3GB RAM, 16GB inbuilt memory and 2525 mAh battery, which is enough to run the phone for the whole day.
It also boasts 13MP camera with ISOCELL 3M2 CMOS sensor, PDAF (Phase Detection Autofocus), f/2.2 aperture, LED flash, full HD video recording and an 8MP front snapper with OV8858 sensor and f/2.4 aperture.
Complete specifications details: HERE
Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551ML (32GB, Silver): Launch price: Rs. 19,990; New Price: Rs. 16,990
It sports 5.5-inch full HD display and comes packed with Android 5.0 Lollipop powered by 2.3GHz Intel Atom processor with sumptuous 4GB RAM and 32GB inbuilt storage and a massive 3000 mAh battery.
Complete specifications detailscan be found HERE
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Amazon also has a special offer for prospective buyers with Citibank credit/debit cards; they can avail additional 10% and 15% cashback when bought through PC desktop and mobile app, respectively [more information, HERE].
Note: We advise our readers to exercise some caution while purchasing devices as we have noticed some discrepancies in pricing of smartphones.