Ahead of its Big Billion Days Sale, Flipkart has given a glance at the major offers that will be available on the latest smartphones. The Indian e-retailer will be hosting its biggest annual sale starting October 10 till October 14 with huge discounts on all products alongside cashbacks, no cost EMIs, mobile insurance plans and exclusive Bank offers.
In the recent years, Flipkart has faced some competition but its Big Billion Days Saleis something nobody misses out on and among the major commodes sold during the sale, smartphones are the ones which attract a lot of attention. This sale will be nothing different and here we have a list of the top 5 deals on smartphones you might not want to miss out on during this festive season.
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 | 6GB/128GB @ Rs 22,999
Probably the most significant discounts on a smartphone is Xiaomi’s flagship smartphone from last year – the Mi Mix 2. The device which is currently priced at Rs 29,999 will be available at a discounted price of Rs 22,999, making it the best deal available on smartphones. In case you forgot, the Mi Mix 2 features a metal chassis with the ceramic rear body and comes with a 5.99-inch (2160 x 1080) Super AMOLED with an 18:9 full-screen display and a bezel-less display.
It is powered by 2.45 GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 64-bit processor coupled with 6GB RAM and 128 internal storage along with Adreno 540 GPU. It offers a 12-megapixel autofocus rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, Sony IMX386 sensor, 4-axis OIS, f/2.0 aperture, 5P lens, PDAF, HDR, a 5MP front camera and a non-removable 3400mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 technology.
Moto Z2 Force | Flat 50 percent off @ Rs 17,499
Motorola released a modular flagship earlier this year with the Moto Z2 Force powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 clocked at 2.35GHz with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. The phone came with 7000 series aluminium, ShatterShield display and pogo pin support for Moto Mods. The smartphone features a 5.5-inch Quad HD POLED display with a screen resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels.
It bears a dual 12MP + 12MP camera setup at the back with aperture ƒ/2.0, 1.25um, depth detection, zero shutter lag, PDAF, laser autofocus, closed-loop actuator and colour correlated temperature (CCT) dual led flash. The Moto Z2 Force runs on the latest Android 8.0 Oreo and is backed by a 2730mAh battery, which is accompanied by a 15W TurboPower charger.
Nokia 6.1 Plus | 4GB/64GB @ Rs 14,999
HMD Global launched the Nokia 6.1 Plus earlier this year with a glass and aluminium frame design and stock Android experience. The device originally came for Rs 15,999 but during the Flipkart sale, the same will be available for a lower price of Rs 14,999. There’s a 5.8-inch Full HD+ display with a screen resolution of 2280 x 1080 pixels with 19:9 aspect ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Under the hood, you get a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 mobile platform with Adreno 509 GPU. This coupled with a 4GB of RAM and 64GB of onboard storage.
Nokia 6.1 Plus features a dual-camera setup with 16-megapixel primary lens f/2.0 aperture and a 5-megapixel monochrome sensor with f/2.2 aperture. For the front, there is a 16-megapixel shooter with f/2.0 aperture. The device comes running Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box under the Android One initiative and will soon be rolled out with an update to Android Pie as was promised by HMD. It equips a 3060mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging support.
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 | 6GB/64GB @ Rs 12,999
After selling one million units of the smartphone, Asus is now ready to offer the Zenfone Max Pro M1 with 6GB RAM and 64GB storage at a reduced price of Rs 12,999 instead of its original Rs 14,999 price tag, as it awaits the launch of its successor – the Zenfone Max Pro M2. The device is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor with Adreno 509 GPU, 6GB RAM and 64GB storage and features a 5.99-inch Full HD+ display and a screen resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels.
The smartphone has a dual rear camera setup with a 16MP primary sensor and a 5MP secondary lens for bokeh effects. There’s a 16-megapixel front camera for selfies and video calling. The smartphone runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with near stock experience and it is backed up by 5000mAh battery.
Honor 9N | 4GB/64GB @ Rs 11,999
Huawei’s Honor sub-brand announced the Honor 9N smartphone earlier this year for an original price of Rs 13,999. The device will be available during the Flipkart sale for a discounted price of Rs 11,999. The 9N features a 5.84-inch Full HD+ display with an aspect ratio of 19:9. The phone features a glass design and it is available in Lavender Purple, Robin Egg Blue, Sapphire Blue and Midnight Black colour options.
The Honor 9N is powered by a HiSilicon Kirin 659 processor along with 4GB of RAM and 64GB storage. There’s a 16-megapixel photosensitive enhanced camera with a large 2.0μm pixel size for selfies and video calling. For the rear, there is dual-camera setup that comes with a combination of 13-megapixel and 2-megapixel sensors with dual-tone LED flash, AI scene detection, and PDAF. The device runs on the Android 8.0 Oreo with EMUI 8.1 running on top it. The device is juiced up by 3000mAh battery.
Redmi Note 5 Pro | 4GB/64GB @ Rs 12,999
The rival to the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 now comes at a reduced price of Rs 12,999, that’s Rs 2,000 lesser than its current price of Rs 14,999. The Redmi Note 5 Pro comes with similar specifications as that of the Asus phone with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 coupled alongside 4 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage. Redmi Note 5 Prohas a 5.99-inch IPS display protected by the 2.5D curved tempered glass with FHD+ resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio. It has a dual rear camera setup of 12 MP primary sensor and a 5 MP secondary sensor with a 20 MP front camera supporting Face Unlock.
The smartphone runs on MIUI 9 based on Android 8.1 Oreo and has a 4000 mAh sealed Li-ion battery with Quick Charge 2.0 support. The device comes in Black, Gold, Rose Gold, Red and Lake Blue colour variants. There will be an additional 10% instant discount with HDFC Bank Debit/Credit cards & EMI transactions.
Micromax YU Ace | 3GB/132GB @ Rs 5,499
Micromax launched its Yu Ace budget smartphone earlier last month with a starting price of Rs 5,999 for the base 2GB RAM variant. The higher 3GB RAM variant with 32GB internal storage came in at Rs 6,999 but that’s about to change as Flipkart will be offering the device at a discounted price of Rs 5,499.
The smartphone features a 5.4-inch HD+ Full View display with the screen resolution of 720 pixels. Powered by a 1.5 GHz Quad-core Mediatek 6739 processor, the device runs on the latest Android Oreo operating system. The device gets a 13-megapixel sensor with the LED flash and a 5 megapixels shooter on the front for selfies and video calling. For security purposes, it provides features like the fingerprint sensor and face unlock technology. The Ace houses a 4000 mAh battery.
Realme 2 Pro, Realme 2, Realme C1 | starting @ Rs 6,999
Realme will be looking to hostopening sales for the recently launched Realme 2 Pro and Realme C1 on October 11 on Flipkart as part of the Big Billion Days Sale.Realme 2 with Diamond Blue edition will also be available for sale during that period on Flipkart. There will be a flat 10 percent discount on Realme 2 and Realme 2 Pro on HDFC Bank Credit and Debit cards. The Realme 2 Procarries a formidable Snapdragon 660 AIE processor and comes in three variants; 4 GB RAM + 64 GB ROM at Rs 13,990, 6GB RAM + 64 GB ROM at Rs 15,990 and 8GB RAM + 128GB ROM at Rs 17,990. Realme 2 Pro features a super large 6.3-inch Dewdrop Full Screen with the highest screen-to-body ratio of 90.8 percentin its segment.
The Realme C1with a 4230mAh battery and Snapdragon 450 Octa-Core Processor will be offered on Flipkartat Rs 6,999 from 12 PM on October 11. The older Realme 2 smartphone will be available in aDiamond Blue edition on October 11 at 12 AM midnightwith exciting features like AI dual camera and big 4230mah battery.With the 10 percent discount, customers can get the Realme 2 starting from Rs 8,091.All Realme phones will come with a complete mobile protection only at Rs 99 during the sale in addition to no-cost EMI offers and a 10 percent cashback through HDFC Bank cards.
Commenting about the recent success of their smartphones,Realme India CEO, Madhav Sheth said “With the love and support of our fans, Realme today is the fastest growing smartphone brand in the country. Apart from offering best features at every price point – better than any other brand, we also have some exciting offers for our customers. With a Realme smartphone for every Indian, we are confident of selling over 1 million units in the 4 days of the Big Billion Days sale on Flipkart”.