It's that time of the year again when it's too hot to go outside, and all you want to do is sit at home and chill. This week we've picked out deals on all the essential electronics you need to relax and help you go through the summer season. We've got deals on smart speakers that'll make sure you don't have to get up in the middle of your Netflix session, big-screen LED TVs to enjoy all your movies and games, gaming laptops for playing games in the bed (or wherever), and a lot more.
Amazon Echo smart speakers
If you missed out on Amazon's introductory offer on its Echo smart speakers at launch, you've got yet another chance to grab them at a discount. Amazon is now selling the Echo Dot for Rs. 3,999 (MRP Rs. 4,499) and the Echo for Rs. 7,999 (MRP Rs. 9,999). Multi-packs are also available at a discount. You can buy a pair of Echo Dot speakers and get Rs. 1,500 off while a dual-pack of Echo speakers will fetch you a discount of Rs. 5,000 overall. Amazon's new Echo Spot is currently available at an introductory price of Rs. 10,499 (MRP Rs. 12,999). A multi-pack of Echo Spot speakers is available with a discount of Rs. 6,000. If you pay with an ICICI Bank credit or debit card you can also get an additional 10% cashback (maximum Rs. 1,500). The cashback is also valid if you pick Pay on Delivery and use your ICICI Bank card to make a payment. Amazon is also offering a no-cost EMI option to pay for these smart speakers.
If you don't have an ICICI Bank card, Paytm Mall is selling the Echo Spot at an effective price of Rs. 9,449 (MRP Rs. 12,999). Use coupon code SOUND10 to get a cashback of Rs. 1,050 on your order.
Price: Starting from Rs. 3,999
Luminous 1100 Zelio inverter
Summer is here and you must brace yourself for power cuts. If you don't have a backup system in place already or are looking to upgrade, the Luminous 1100 Zelio pure sine wave inverter is down to Rs. 4,768 (MRP Rs. 10,000). The inverter normally retails at a price point of Rs. 6,000. A pure sine wave inverter can be useful if you want power backup for your electronics at home or office. In layman terms, it'll ensure your devices don't restart every single time there is a power cut and backup from the inverter kicks in. The Luminous 1100 Zelio comes with an LCD display that displays useful information like running time, voltage, charging time, etc.
Price: Rs. 4,768 (MRP Rs. 10,000)
Dell Vostro 15.6-inch laptop
If you're looking for a basic laptop at the Rs. 20,000 price point, the Dell Vostro 15.6-inch 3568 laptop is down to Rs. 19,999 (MRP Rs. 32,320) on Amazon. The laptop is powered by an Intel Celeron dual-core processor, supported by 4GB of RAM. It comes with a 1TB hard drive and runs Linux out of the box, although the Amazon listing doesn't indicate which specific Linux distribution it runs. At this price, it's a decent laptop for an average user.
Price: Rs. 19,999 (MRP Rs. 32,320)
Microsoft Xbox One X 1TB
Paytm Mall is selling Microsoft's Xbox One X 1TB console at an effective price of Rs. 39,095 (MRP Rs. 48,490). The console typically retails online at a price point of Rs. 41,500. The Xbox One X features support for 4K gaming and promises an overall better performance compared to other consoles. It is compatible with Xbox One games. You can also enjoy movies with the 4K Blu-ray player as well as 4K content on Netflix.
Price: Rs. 39,095 (MRP Rs. 48,940)
TCL 55-inch 4K smart LED TV
TCL's 55-inch 4K smart LED TV is down to Rs. 43,990 (MRP Rs. 59,990) for a limited period on Amazon. If you pay with an HDFC Bank debit or credit card you'll get 10% cashback (maximum Rs. 2,000). The TV comes with three HMDI ports, two USB ports, and a VGA port. TCL will offer a warranty against manufacturing defects for a period of 1.5 years.
Price: Rs. 43,990 (MRP Rs. 59,990)
Acer Predator Helios 300 15.6-inch gaming laptop
Acer's Predator Helios 300 gaming laptop is down to Rs. 79,990 (MRP Rs. 1,09,990) on Flipkart. There's a bundled exchange offer that can take off another Rs. 15,000 (maximum) on the listed price when you swap your old machine. The laptop is powered by Intel's 7th generation Core i7 processor, supported by 8GB of RAM. It comes with a 128GB SSD and a 1TB regular hard drive and runs Windows 10 Home out of the box. On the graphics front, the laptop comes with the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050Ti graphics card with 4GB of video RAM.
Asus ROG Strix 15.6-inch gaming laptop
If you're looking for a high-end gaming laptop, Paytm Mall is offering a decent deal on pre-orders for the Asus ROX Strix (GL503GE-EN038T) 15.6-inch laptop. It is available at an effective price of Rs. 96,990 (MRP Rs. 1,31,990) on Paytm. The laptop is powered by Intel Core i7 processor, supported by 16GB of RAM. It comes with a 256GB SSD and a 1TB conventional hard drive and runs Windows 10 out of the box. The 15.6-inch display offers a native resolution of 1920x1080 pixels. On the graphics front, the Asus ROX Strix features the NVIDIA GeForce GTZ 1050 Ti graphics card with 4GB of video RAM. The laptop also comes with a standard 2-year manufacturer warranty.
Sony 49-inch full HD smart LED TV
Sony's 49-inch hull HD smart LED TV is down to Rs. 52,729 (effective after cashback) on Paytm Mall. Use coupon code LAPP16 to get a cashback of Rs. 10,000 in your Paytm Wallet. Sony promises a better sound experience with the inbuilt subwoofer. The TV features two HDMI ports and two USB ports.
Price: Rs. 52,729 (MRP Rs. 72,900)
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