Flipkart kicked off its Big Shopping Day sale yesterday to rival Amazon’s 36-hour long Prime Day sale with Flipkart’s version running till July 19. In an effort to get more people attracted towards its own offers than Amazon’s, the Walmart-owned company is offering extended offers over regular discounts on its top products with as much as 70 percent price cuts in electronics, mobiles, laptops and accessories.
We’ve thus compiled a list of top products that you might be interested in which are getting the largest margin of offers on sale during Flipkart’s Big Shopping Days.
Google Pixel 2 | 128GB @ Rs 42,999 (effectively)
Flipkart is offering Google’s last year flagship Pixel 2 smartphone for a standard discount of Rs 53,999 but that’s not it. The Google device can be bought alongside a cashback of Rs 8,000 on select bank cards as well as Rs 3,000 exchange which will effectively bring down the price of the device to Rs 42,999. The e-commerce vendor is also offering a guaranteed buyback value of Rs 37,000 when you will upgrade your Pixel 2 with a newer smartphone in the next 6-8 months.
As for the device, being a flagship smartphone from 2017, the Google Pixel 2 will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor along with Adreno 540 GPU, 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The device currently runs on Android 8.1 Oreo though users can wish to install the Android P Beta on the device if they wish to. The device comes with a 5-inch Full HD OLED display with a screen resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, 3D Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection and an Always-On screen.
The Pixel 2 sports a 12.2-megapixel rear camera with 1.4-micron pixel size sensor, aperture f/1.8, optical image stabilisation, electronic image stabilization, dual pixel phase detection + autofocus with laser and 4K video recording. For the front, there is an 8-megapixel camera with f/2.4 aperture, fixed focus and 1.4-micron pixel sensor.
Honor 10 | 6GB-128GB @ Rs 13,500 (effectively)
The Honor 10 was launched in India back in May with dual AI rear camera and an under-display fingerprint scanner and was initially available for an asking price of Rs 32,999. Flipkart is currently offering the device for a regular discounted price Rs 29,999 but additional offers include up to Rs 13,200 buyback value guarantee, up to Rs 15,000 off on exchange offer, 5 percent off on Axis Bank Buzz Credit Card, 10 percent instant discount from SBI cards and Rs 1,200 cashback through Jio vouchers. All of this effectively brings the price of the device down to Rs 13,500.
The Honor 10 features a 5.84-inch Full HD+ display with a screen resolution of 2240 x 1080 pixels along with 2.5D curved glass and 19:9 aspect ratio. The device is powered by company’s in-house octa-core Kirin 970 chipset along with Mali G72 MP12 GPU. The device is backed by a 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The device runs on Android 8.1 Oreo operating system wrapped under EMUI 8.1 and gets its strength from a 3400 mAh battery with fast charging support that can charge from 0 to 50% in just 25 minutes.
There’s a dual rear camera setup of 16 megapixels (RBG) with LED flash and 24-megapixels (monochrome) with f/1.8 aperture, LED flash, PDAF and 4K video recording. In the front, a 24-megapixel shooter with f/2.0 aperture has been provided for selfies.
Nokia 8 Sirocco | 6GB-128GB @ Rs 28,249 (effectively)
HMD unveiled the Nokia 8 Sirocco earlier this year for a launch price of Rs 49,999 which is the same price at which Flipkart is offering the device currently at. But there’s a catch, the Nokia device can now be effectively bought for Rs 28,249 thanks to a Rs 20,000 exchange offer, 10 percent Instant Discount on SBI Credit cards, extra 5 percent off with Axis Bank Buzz Credit Card and an additional 120 GB Data and Airtel TV Subscription on every purchase.
The flagship smartphone from HMD Global comes with stainless steel metal unibody. The device is IP67 certified, making it water and dust resistance. The Nokia 8 Sirocco phone feature a 5.5-inch Quad HD pOLED display with an edge-to-edge screen along with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. Nokia 8 Sirocco smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset which is coupled with 6GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage.
For the camera optics, it features a Zeiss certified 12-megapixel and 13-megapixel dual camera setup on the back along with dual-tone LED flash. For the front, there is 5-megapixel selfie camera. It is backed up by 3260 mAh battery and it also supports wireless charging. It runs on Android 8.0 Oreo. On the connectivity front, it features WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (MIMO), BT 5.0, GPS/AGPS+GLONASS+BDS, NFC,ANT+ and dual-SIM support.
Asus VivoBook S14 | Core i3 8GB 256GB SSD @ Rs 40,990
Asus unveiled a new line of computing machines at the Computer event in Taiwan of which the VivoBook S14 is currently on sale on Flipkart for a heavy discount of Rs 13,000. Users can thus get their hand on sweet looking ultrabook for as low as Rs 40,990 without compromising on performance. Designed at an impressively thin form factor that’s only 18mm on the thickest side, the Vivobook S14 is powered by an Intel Core i3 8th Gen with 8 GB RAM and 1TB of internal storage. Additionally, the laptop also comes with a 256GB SSD for faster performance and quick loading.
The 14-inch FDH LED backlit screen (1920 x 1080 pixels) on the front has minimum bezels due to the three-sided NanoEdge design which amounts to a screen-to-body ratio of 84 percent. The laptop is also additionally equipped with Intel Integrated UHD 620 for a graphics-intensive workload. Additional features include an Illuminated Chiclet Keyboard, 2 Years Onsite Warranty.
Mi Mix 2 | 6GB 128GB @ 27,999
Xiaomi launched its first bezel-less flagship device, the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 back in October last year with flagship specifications, an attractive design and an all-screen display for half the price that you pay for high-end phones. Coming down from the launch price of Rs 35,999, the Mix 2 is now available through Flipkart for a discounted price of Rs 27,999 which in itself is a bargain. For further offers, users can Get up to ₹18,000 off on exchange, apply for 10 percent Instant Discount on SBI Credit Cards, and an extra 5 percent off through Axis Bank Buzz Credit Card.
The Mi Mix 2 comes with a metal chassis and a ceramic rear body both of which house 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 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. On the right of the lens is a dual LED flash and below it is a fingerprint scanner. For the front, there is a 5-megapixel camera that supports face recognition and also has autofocus.
Bonus: Google Home Mini @ Rs 2,449
Google launched its Home Mini smart speaker in India for a launch price of Rs 4,499 earlier this year to rival Amazon’s Echo lineup. The smart speaker from Google is currently on sale through Flipkart for a discounted price of Rs 2,449 which is cheaper than Amazon’s Echo Dot that’s available through the Prime Day sale. Available in three different colour options Tha include Chalk, Charcoal, and Coral, the Home Mini will allow the users to play music, cast video, control smart home, stay updated with news and ask questions.
The smart speaker comes with a fabric material which is durable, yet transparent enough to let through both light and sound. There is an LED under the fabric, which notifies a user when the Google Assistant is hearing. The smart speaker comes with a compact design and delivers a 360-degree sound.