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Amazon's much-awaited Great Indian Sale is back with some of the best deals on smartphones such as Samsung Galaxy Note Edge, Lenovo Vibe K4 Note, Xiaomi Mi 5 and many more. The sale began at 12 a.m. on Monday, August 8 and will go on till August 10 midnight.

Special offers on a wide range of products are available with extensive benefits for Amazon Prime members. The e-commerce giant is offering 30-minute early access to top "lightning deals" every day. Amazon Prime members will also receive benefits like free one-day shipping on eligible items with no minimum order.

Other than Amazon Prime members, users with SBI credit and debit card will receive an additional 10 percent discount on their shopping through the Amazon app, and 7.5 percent for purchases through the website. To avail the discount, the minimum spend required is Rs. 5000 with a maximum discount of Rs. 2000.

"With The Great Indian Sale, we are excited to bring together a marathon of exciting blockbuster deals from thousands of brands and sellers across categories. Customers across the country can indulge in this shopping extravaganza by browsing through countless offers and fantastic deals on products of their choice with assured fast and reliable delivery," Manish Tiwary, Vice President Category Management of Amazon India, said about the sale.

Here are some of the best smartphones deals available on so far:

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge: Features 5.6-inch Quad HD + super AMOLED display with screen resolution 2560 x 1440 pixels and 525 ppi, Gorilla Glass 4 protected screen, 3GB RAM, battery of 3,000mAh with ultra power saving mode, 16MP with OIS (Optical Image Stabilizer) main camera and 3.7MP front camera. Originally price Rs. 68,500/Deal Price Rs. 36,999

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3: The 32GB variant of the phone is available at a deal price of Rs. 11,999 and 16GB variant costs Rs. 9,999 on Amazon. The phone's specifications include, 5.5" (13.9 cm) full HD 1920 x 1080 pixels IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, Android v5.1 OS with MiUi 7 and 1.8GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 hexa-core 64-bit processor with ARM Cotex-A72 lead cores, 16MP f/2.0 primary camera with dual ISPs.

Coolpad Note 3: The 16GB variant of Coolpad Note 3 is available at an attractive price of Rs. 7,999. It comes with a 5.5-inch HD display, 13MP primary camera, a 5MP front snapper and a 3,000mAh battery. It is powered by a MediaTek octa-core processor, 3GB RAM and supports dual SIM and microSD cards. There is a fingerprint scanner at the rear to add security to the handset, which is one of its biggest USPs.

Obi Worldphone SF1: Featuring 13MP primary camera and 5MP front facing camera with flash, Android v5.0.2 Lollipop operating system with MSM8939 Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 octa core processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory expandable up to 64GB and dual SIM (4G+3G), the smatphone is available on Amazon at a 33 percent discount. Original price Rs. 11,999/Deal Price 7,999.

Lenovo Vibe K4 Note: The Android smartphone which features 5.5″ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 13 MP camera, 3300mAH lithium-ion battery with Fast Charger 2.0 providing talk-time of 29 hours and 16GB internal memory (expandable up to 128GB) is available at a deal price of Rs. 10,999 on Amazon.

Xiaomi Mi 5: The black and white variants of the phone are available on Amazon at an 8 percent discount. The smartphone features 16MP primary camera with 4-axis OIS, 13.08 centimeters (5.15-inch) IPS NTSC capacitive touchscreen with 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution, and has an operating system of Android v6.0 Marshmallow with 1.8GHz Kyro Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 quad core processor, 3GB RAM, 32GB internal memory. Original Price Rs. 24,999/ Deal Price 22,999.

OnePlus X: Amazon is offering a 17 percent discount on OnePlus X limited edition ceramic model that features 13MP primary rear camera with f/2.2 Aperture along with 8MP front facing camera, OxygenOS based on Android Lollipop 5.1.1 with Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 (2.3 GHz Quad-core SoC) with 16GB eMMC v5.0 storage (expandable storage up to 128GB). Original Price Rs. 22,999/ Deal Price Rs. 18,999.

Samsung On5 Pro: The smartphones's black variant that has 8MP primary camera, 12.7 centimeters (5-inch) TFT capacitive touchscreen and Andorid v6.0 Marshmallow operating system with 16GB internal memory is available at an 11 percent discount. Original Price Rs. 9,190/Deal Price Rs. 8,190.

Samsung On7 Pro: The black and gold variant of the phone is available on Amazon at a 9 percent discount. The phone which is a higher end of Samsung On5 Pro features 13MP primary camera, 13.97 centimeters (5.5-inch) TFT capacitive touchscreen, Andorid v6.0 Marshmallow operating system with 2GB RAM and 16GB internal memory. Original Price Rs. 11,190/Deal Price Rs. 10,190.