The first Amazon Prime Day Sale in India will start today, alongside 12 other countries worldwide, where buyers will get exclusive products launches, flat discounts, cashbacks, and other deals across categories. Whether it is mobile phones, headphones, gaming consoles, or laptops, the Amazon sale will have something for everyone. For those unaware, the Amazon sale begins on Monday, July 10 at 6pm IST, and will continue till Tuesday night. Of course, you need to be an Amazon Prime member (subscription available at Rs. 499) to be avail the offers in the sale.
Talking about smartphones first, the Xiaomi Redmi 4 will be made available in an open sale at Rs. 6,999 starting at 5pm IST today. OnePlus is offering its 6GB RAM/64GB storage OnePlus 5 variant with an extra Rs. 2,000 off on exchange offer in the form of Amazon Pay balance; both variants of the smartphone will get the buyer a Rs. 250 discount on Marsboy portable speaker. Smartphones from Honor (Huawei Terminal's brand) will also be listed with deals and discounts, such as up to Rs. 3,000 off on Honor 6X, and exclusive access to the Honor 8 Pro. There's also a Rs. 1,000 off on the Moto G5 family in the sale.
The first Nubia M2 India sale will be part of the Amazon Prime Day sale, and the buyers will get a 15 percent cashback (up to Rs. 2,000) on payments made using HDFC cards. Apart from Nubia M2, the 15 percent cashback applies on other Nubia models too, while select handsets get flat discounts too, such as the Rs. 4,000 off on the Z11 Black Gold (Rs. 25,999 after discount), and Z11 Grey (Rs. 24,999). There are several more Nubia smartphones on discount in the Amazon sale.
Among the most notable Amazon sale offers is the 'buy one TV, get one free' deal. The e-commerce giant is offering a 32-inch TCL HD-Ready TV free on the purchase of a 55-inch TCL 4K Pure Android Smart TV; there's also minimum 25 percent off on Sanyo TVs. Amazon Prime members will also get up to 40 percent off on Bose earphones, 30 percent discount on Bose SoundLink 3, and Rs. 13,990 off on Seenheiser HD 598 CS over the ear headphone. Lenovo i5 (Gen 7) laptop with Windows 10 and Office access will get a Rs. 7,000 discount, and 1.5TB hard disks will start at Rs. 4,099.
The Amazon Fire TV Stick will be up for grabs with Rs. 1,000 discount at Rs. 2,999. There will be a further Rs. 499 cashback as Amazon Pay balance as well. Apple Watch Series 2 models will start at Rs. 27,900, a discount of Rs. 3,000. Amazon has also listed 40 percent off on Fitbit fitness trackers. Amazon India has confirmed exclusive product launches from 30 brands, including Honor, LG. Sharp, and Lego. Among the products hitting the Indian market for the first time under the Amazon sale are Sanyo Smart TV, and LG air purifiers.
Buyers will get a flat Rs. 13,000 off on the HTC Vive (Rs. 79,990 after discount), minimum Rs. 2,000 on Sony PS4 consoles, up to 80 percent discount on bestselling software, and free FIFA 17 with Sony PS4. The all-new Kindle, Kindle Paperwhite Wi-Fi and Kindle Paperwhite WAN will get discount of up to Rs. 2,500, and can be purchased for Rs. 4,750, Rs. 8,499, Rs. 11,499, respectively. The Kindle Starter Pack (a device-accessory-content bundle with 2-year Kindle protection plan) can be purchased for Rs. 9,499 for the Paperwhite (with free benefits worth Rs. 6,998), and Rs. 5,750 for the Kindle (with free benefits worth Rs. 3,448). Those who sign up for the 12-month Kindle Unlimited plan will get Rs. 500 as cashback in Amazon Pay balance.
All members making purchases in the Amazon sale will get assured offers worth Rs. 1,100 from MakeMyTrip, BookMyShow. There’s up to 15 percent cashback on HDFC cards (up to Rs. 2,000) on purchases of Rs. 5,000 or more, and up to 20 percent cashback on Amazon Pay balance (up to Rs. 200) on topping the balance after June 29. Users can also expect 'thousands of Lightning Deals' apart from popular ‘Deals of the Day' in the Amazon Prime Day sale. For all the notifications running up to the Prime Day event, you can register here. Also, download the app for notifications prior to a deal going live.
Coming to Prime Video, there were a host of exclusive and new content that was launched running up to Prime Day - from July 5 to July 9. These include Star Trek – Beyond (July 5), Deepwater Horizon (July 6), Baahubali: The Lost Legends, Episode 9 (July 7), Sully (July 8), and Zakir Khan’s stand-up comedy special, Haq Se Single (July 9). On July 10 midnight, Amazon will launch its original Inside Edge on Prime Video as well.
Check out all the offers and deals in various categories for the Prime Day Sale here. To become a Amazon Prime member and participate in the sale, head here. Along with India, China and Mexico will also join the celebration for the first time. The global Prime Day event will be held in 13 countries simultaneously, and these countries include - US, UK, Spain, Mexico, Japan, Italy, India, Germany, France, China, Canada, Belgium, and Austria