Amazon India has announced it’ll be hosting the Amazon Prime Day on July 16 in India which will also be held across 16 other countries to give customers several deals and huge discounts on various products. The sale will also allow Indian users access to top international Prime day deals for the first time.
Amazon Prime Day Sale will kick off at 12 noon on 16 July. The sale will be live on Amazon.in for the next 36 hours.
In its second year of Prime Day celebrations, Amazon India will provide users with 200 new products across several categories with a total of 40 million items available for Prime members. Having sold close to a million units on its last Prime Day sale, Amazon looks to host product releases from several top brands like OnePlus, Nestle, HP, Acer, Bosch, among the 200 companies to sell their products through the web portal.
For exclusive products like smartphones which are only available as part of flash sales, Amazon India is also hosting flash sales on July 16 and July 17 which will be held thrice day on both days. The sale will offer discounts on Amazon’s Fire TV Stick and Smart Echo Speakers and there will also be a contest organised on the Amazon app, the winners of which will be awarded a OnePlus 6 smartphone.
Amazon Prime Day is expected to provide up to 40 percent discounts on mobiles and accessories with to 50 percent off on electronic goods and up to 70% discount for home and outdoor items. There will be an additional discount of 10% for those paying with HDFC Bank cards. As part of providing a new experience, Amazon India will be launching Virtual Reality outlets across 11 malls in Bengaluru, Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi NCR, and Kolkata.
Complimenting the announcement, Amazon India SVP & Country Manager, Amit Agarwal said “Prime members in India can enjoy over 200 exclusive product launches, thousands of deals at the lowest prices of the year and blockbuster entertainment launches on Prime Video and Amazon Prime Music. More than 100 million Prime members around the world, including India, will find this our best Prime Day celebration yet”.