The Flipkart sale started at 12am IST on Thursday, giving competition to Amazon and its ongoing sale. Flipkart's Festive Dhamaka Days sale will run till October 8, and is the company's second major sale of this festive season. The e-commerce titan has tied up with Axis Bank to provide 10 percent cashback to credit and debit card holders, with maximum cashback of Rs. 2,000 (no minimum order value). You can also pay using PhonePe while placing the order or at delivery to get a 20 percent cashback (maximum Rs. 200). There are also buyback guarantees, no cost EMIs, and exchange discounts, apart from the flat discounts already being provided in the sale. If you are in the market for a smartphone, laptop, tablets or other gadgets, we have picked out the best Flipkart sale offers on electronics.
Apple iPhone 8 64GB
Flipkart is offering the iPhone 8 64GB at a discounted price of Rs. 59,999 (MRP Rs. 64,000). You can exchange your old phone and get an additional discount up to Rs. 20,000 on your purchase. To sweeten the deal further, Flipkart is also offering a buyback guarantee for an additional Rs. 99. You can return your iPhone to Flipkart under the buyback offer and get up to Rs. 33,000 back (if you return within 6-8 months), Rs. 28,000 (if you return within 9-12 months) and Rs. 20,000 (if you return within 13-15 months). However, this applies to the exchange offer on Flipkart, which means you'll get this value only if you buy a new phone at the same time.
The iPhone 8 feature's an all-new design this year with a glass back. The iPhone 8 comes with a 4.7-inch Retina HD display with True Tone support. It is powered by the new A11 Bionic chip which is 70 percent faster than the previous A10 Fusion chip. The iPhone 8 also features a 12-megapixel camera at the back and a 7-megapixel front-facing camera.
Price: Rs. 59,999 (MRP Rs. 64,000)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 64GB
The 64GB + 4GB variant of popular budget smartphone Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is available with a flat Rs. 2,000, bringing down the handset's price to Rs. 10,999. At Rs. 99, you can get the 1-year buyback guarantee, which will fetch you value of Rs. 6,000 if you exchange the Redmi Note 4 between 6-8 months and Rs. 4,700 between 9-12 months. If you plan to use the phone longer, you can purchase the 1-year extended warranty at Rs. 455, or 1-year damage protection at Rs. 975.
As for the features and specifications, the Android smartphone has a 5.5-inch full-HD screen, octa-core 2GHz Snapdragon 625 processor, 64GB built-in storage, microSD card support up to 128GB, 4GB RAM, 13-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel front camera, 4G VoLTE, 4100mAh battery, and dual SIM functionality.
Price: Rs. 10,999 (MRP Rs. 12,999)
MSI P Core 15.6-inch gaming laptop
If you're looking for a good deal on a gaming laptop, the MSI P Core 15.6-inch gaming laptop is down to Rs. 60,990 (MRP Rs. 83,990) during the Flipkart sale. The laptop is powered by the seventh-generation Core i7 processor, supported by 16GB of RAM. It comes with a 1TB hard drive and also includes a graphics card with 4GB of RAM. You'll need to purchase an operating system separately though. At this price point, it's quite a steal.
Price: Rs. 60,990 (MRP Rs. 83,990)
Mi Air Purifier 2
The festive season brings a lot of cheer each year, but it also comes at a time when the air is too bad to breathe. Prepare for it this year with the Mi Air Purifier 2. The air purifier is down to Rs. 8,499 (MRP Rs. 12,990) as part of the Flipkart sale. You can get an additional 10 percent cashback by paying with an Axis Bank credit or debit card. The Mi Air Purifier 2 can clean your room as quickly as 10 minutes, depending on the size of your room. It can be controlled and monitored easily using a smartphone app.
Price: Rs. 8,499 (MRP Rs. 12,990)
Lenovo K8 Plus 32GB
The Lenovo K8 Plus 32GB is a decent Android smartphone at a price point of Rs. 10,000. Currently down to Rs. 9,499 (MRP Rs. 10,999), the Lenovo K8 Plus can be paired with an exchange offer to get an additional discount of up to Rs. 9,000. The smartphone features a 5.2-inch Full HD display and comes with a dual-camera assembly at the back consisting of a 13-megapixel and 5-megapixel combination. At the front, it includes an 8-megapixel camera. It includes a 4000mAh battery which should be good enough for a full day's usage.
Price: Rs. 9,499 (MRP Rs. 10,999)
Apple iPad 9.7-inch 32GB
The iPad 9.7-inch 32GB is available again at a price of Rs. 22,900 (MRP Rs. 28,000). The iPad is powered by Apple's A9 chip, supported by 2GB of RAM, and runs iOS 10 out of the box. It comes with an 8-megapixel rear camera and includes a fingerprint sensor on the home button. There's a 1.2-megapixel front camera for video calls.
Price: Rs. 22,900 (MRP Rs. 28,000)
MSI P Core 15.6-inch gaming laptop
Another gaming laptop that's available at a discount on today's Flipkart sale is the MSI P Core 15.6-inch laptop with 8GB RAM. This variant is powered by the seventh-generation Core i7 processor, supported by 8GB of RAM and it comes with a 128GB SSD (solid state drive). It is currently priced at Rs. 54,990 (MRP Rs. 78,990). The laptop features the NVIDIA Geforce GTX 1050 graphics card with 4GB of video RAM.
Price: Rs. 54,990 (MRP Rs. 78,990)