Diwali, the festival of lights, brings happiness, joy and lots of discounts. Deals galore during the festival with companies and retailers going all out to woo customers. If you are looking for some tech upgrade this Diwali, then check out our list of top nine tech deals on smartphones, tablets and game consoles.
Apple iPhone 6s
Apple unveiled the iPhone 6s series ahead of Diwali at a starting price of Rs 62,000. While this affected the sales of the 2015 flagship, shoppers look forward to some Diwali deals on the new iPhones. As expected, Amazon India is offering huge discounts on iPhone 6s 64GB and 128GB variants, which is the best so far.
The iPhone 6s 64GB gold variant on Amazon India now costs Rs 65,999, down from its original Rs 72,000 price tag and the space grey variant of the same storage costs Rs 64,999. If you go for the high-end 128GB model, the discount gets better. The space grey iPhone 6s 128GB variant is available for Rs 76,001 while the gold hue is priced at Rs. 75,300. The launch price of the 128GB variant is Rs. 82,000.
Apple iPad mini 2
If you are looking to buy an iPad this Diwali, Amazon has an impressive deal to offer. The 16GB variant of the Apple iPad mini 2 falls well within the sub-Rs. 20,000 category as Amazon India offers the 7.9-inch tablet for Rs. 18,399 for the space grey model. If you pick up the silver variant, it costs Rs. 18,449.
OnePlus is not known for good discounts but Amazon is making the purchase of OnePlus One worthy by offering Rs. 2,000 off. If you purchase the 64GB variant of OnePlus One Sandstone Black variant, the handset will cost you Rs. 17,999 instead of Rs. 19,999. OnePlus One is still one of the best flagship killer devices, thanks to the high-end features it has to offer.
LG Nexus 5X
LG Nexus 5X, the latest 2015 flagship in Google's Nexus line, is already on Amazon's discount shelf. The handset comes with high-end features and received a positive response from critics and customers. The pricing of the handset is also in line with other rival flagships but Amazon's discount makes it worthier. The 16GB LG Nexus 5X on Amazon India costs Rs. 29,440, which is a Rs. 2,550 saver from its normal pricing.
If you are willing to shop from your phone instead of PC, Flipkart is offering Rs. 5,000 discount on purchase of Nexus 6 32GB and 64GB variants. The online price of Nexus 6 on Flipkart is Rs. 34,999 for the 64GB model and Rs. 29,999 for 16GB variant but buying it from Flipkart app will cost you Rs 29,999 for the 64GB model and Rs 24,999 for the 16GB model.
In addition, Flipkart is also offering a buyback of old phones that will fetch up to Rs 10,000 extra discount. SBI debit and credit card holders can attract 10 percent extra off.
Moto X (Gen 2)
Motorola X second generation is also available at an extremely low price tag on Flipkart app. There is a discount of Rs. 5,000 applicable on all 16GB, 16GB leather back and 32GB Royal Blue variants. The base model will cost Rs 14,999; there is additional 10% off for SBI debit and credit card holders.
Micromax Canvas Knight 2
Among several offers on phones, Amazon India lists the Micromax Canvas Knight 2 on its hot deals page. The handset is being offered at Rs. 9,999 for white and black models, which save up to Rs. 6,500 as per Amazon.
Xiaomi Mi 4i
Xiaomi held its own Diwali-special sale a few days ago but Amazon is offering a better discount on Mi 4i smartphone. Usually available for Rs. 12,999, Xiaomi Mi 4i can be grabbed for Rs 9,999. Xiaomi also offered the Mi 4i on discount during "Diwali with Mi" sale and sold it for Rs. 10,999.
Sony's best selling PlayStation 4 is on sale on Flipkart app. The next-gen console, which sells for Rs. 32,990 online, can be bought for Rs. 3,000 cheaper with Flipkart's festive season sale. This puts down the price of 500GB PS4 to Rs. 29,990. If you wish to get the higher-end 1TB variant, Amazon India is offering it for Rs. 36,490 after discount.