Festive sale: Amazon crosses last year's Day One numbers

Posted September 22, 2017

Since India is one of our key markets, we had to ensure that our devices are available for everyone and our associations with Amazon and Flipkart will help us achieve our goal.

It not just about shopping and sales, earlier this week, Amazon announced that it had created 22,000 temporary jobs in order to meet the demands during the Great Indian Festival Sale. To buy the silver variant it will cost customers Rs 48,490.

Lastly, the 32GB iPhone 7 is retailing at a price of Rs 38,999. EMIs for the smartphone start at Rs 1,569.

The year 2017 variant of MacBook Air is available at a discount of Rs 27,210.

Rs 9,999 is now available with a 5 percent off and the price is Rs 9,499.

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The Apple iPhone 7 32GB is available for Rs. 38,999 (MRP Rs. 56,200) on the Big Billion Day sale.

The connectivity options of smartphone are- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, USB 2.0 Type-C, 4G VoLTE, A-GPS and GLONASS. Honor 8 Pro is priced at Rs 29,999, while Honor 6X comes in two RAM variants of 3GB/4GB which are priced at Rs 11,999 and Rs 13,999 respectively. Consumers will be able to avail an extra Rs 500 cashback on exchange. The bigger Oppo F3 Plus (4GB+64GB) is priced at Rs. 24,990 which is Rs. 6,000 less than its original price of Rs. 30,990.

To make things seamless, Amazon has teamed up with banks to offer cash-backs, exclusive discounts and even incentivize customers who choose to pay through its own digital wallet Amazon Pay.

Flipkart is offering up to 90% discount on electronic products with other benefits such as no cost EMI, buyback guarantee and exchange offers. It has a list price of Rs 25,614. Big Billion days, which started on 20 September, will run till 24 September. Google's phone was launched at Rs 76,000 in India and is available at a discount of 34 percent on the Amazon website.

After the expansion of its fashion, mobile phones and electronics, groceries, and mobile wallet categories, the e-commerce company is working on a war footing to expand its large appliances base, which has seen 400 per cent growth in the past one year. The online retailer is offering a cashback of upto 10 percent when users pay with HDFC debit or credit cards. There is also an Apple designed ISP (image signal processor) on board that uses machine learning to look for subjects in the image and then adjusts the photo accordingly by choosing the best white balance and exposure.