This column brings you the best discounts from the world of gadgets every week. This week we have the latest MacBook Pro 13-inch, two great big-screen TV deals, wireless speakers, laptops and hybrids, and a whole lot more as part of our featured deals.
1. Apple MacBook Pro ME864HN/A (2014 variant)
eBay has the latest 13-inch MacBook Pro (2014 variant) available at a price of Rs. 69,469. The same MacBook retails for anywhere above Rs. 75,000 at other online retailers, and the offline retailers are only selling it at the MRP. The eBay seller seems to have a decent rating and the deal is covered under the eBay Guarantee. The MacBook Pro 13-inch is powered by the dual-core Intel i5 processor, supported by 4GB of RAM. It comes with a 128GB solid state drive and Intel Iris graphics. The MacBook runs OS X Mavericks out of the box.
Price: Rs. 69,469 (regular Rs. 77,000)
2. Lloyd 50-inch full HD LED TV
If you're in the market for a 50-inch TV with full high definition display below the Rs. 50,000 price point, the Lloyd L50N is worth checking out. Snapdeal is selling the Lloyd 50-inch LED TV for Rs. 44,180 (MRP Rs. 59,990) this week. The same TV retails for around Rs. 49,000-52,000 offline. The TV includes two HDMI ports and a USB port. At its core, it's a minimal TV that offers just the very basic set of features but it's not too bad for its price. The Lloyd 50-inch LED TV comes with full 1-year manufacturer warranty in case you're worried if something happens to soon.
Price: Rs. 44,180 (MRP Rs. 59,990)
3. LG G Flex smartphone
The LG G Flex smartphone is now available for as low as Rs. 27,990 (MRP Rs. 69,999) on Snapdeal. Even though it's the previous generation Flex smartphone, it's still quite a deal especially if you've been away from it because of its massive price tag. The smartphone is powered by a quad-core Krait 400 based processor clocked at 2.26GHz, supported by 2GB of RAM. It comes with a 13MP primary camera capable of recording high definition videos and a 2MP front-facing camera. The G Flex also includes an infrared port, a microUSB port, and support for the new 802.11ac wireless standard.
Price: Rs. 27,990 (MRP Rs. 69,999)
4. Jabra Solemate NFC wireless speakers
The funky Jabra Solemate portable speakers are now available at a discounted price of Rs. 5,799 (MRP Rs. 10,990) on Amazon. The speaker was previously retailing at a price point of Rs. 9,999. The Jabra Solemate can hook up to your devices via Bluetooth, NFC, and a 3.5mm audio jack in case your devices doesn't feature either of these. The speakers also include a microphone to make and receive phone calls while your smartphone is paired to the device. There are buttons on the speaker to make or receive phone calls. At its current price, the Jabra Solemate is a decent portable speaker you can have for your home or office.
Price: Rs. 5,799 (MRP Rs. 10,990)
5. Samsung 48-inch curved smart interaction 3D full HD LED TV
Fancy a curved TV for the living room? The Samsung 48-inch full HD curved TV is now available at a discounted price of Rs. 115,878 (MRP Rs. 146,900). The 3D smart interaction TV includes support for four HDMI cables and three USB cables. The smart interaction controls allow you to control the TV using gestures instead of physical buttons on the TV or the remote control. You can wave your hands, and the TV will recognise specific functions to change volume, access apps, navigate the web, etc. At its current price the TV is relatively cheaper than most offline retailers. If you don't care much for 4K TVs due to very less content, and still want a shiny TV in your living room, this is not a bad deal at all.
Price: Rs. 115,878 (MRP Rs. 146,900)
6. HP 15-R204TX laptop
The sub Rs. 40,000 price point has a number of laptops to pick from. One of them is the HP 15-R204TX 15-inch laptop that is currently available at a discounted price of Rs. 37,747 (MRP Rs. 47,000). Paytm is offering a cashback of Rs. 6,000 when you use the coupon code LAP6K while checking out. The HP 15-R204TX is powered by the Intel Core i5 fifth generation processor, supported by 4GB of RAM. The laptop includes a 1TB hard drive, and runs Windows 8.1 out of the box. You will be upgrade to Windows 10 for no extra charge once it releases. It's a pretty decent package at this price.
Price: Rs. 37,747 (MRP Rs. 47,000)
7. Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 10
The Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 10 is a 10.1-inch hybrid laptop. The dual-mode laptop is now available at a lower price of Rs. 22,990 (MRP Rs. 26,990). The IdeaPad Flex 10 runs on an Intel Celeron quad-core processor clocked at 1.58GHz, supported by 2GB of DDR3 RAM. It comes with a 500GB hard drive, and runs Windows 8.1 out of the box. The 10.1-inch touchscreen display runs at a native resolution of 1366x768 pixels. The laptop includes a 720p web camera, an integrated microphone and built-in speakers. It comes with a USB 3.0 port, a USB 2.0 port, and an HDMI out port. The battery on the IdeaPad Flex 10 comes with a standard 3-cell battery that can last around four hours on average usage.
Price: Rs. Rs. 22,990 (MRP Rs. 26,990)
Harpreet is a technology enthusiast who is obsessed with hunting down great deals on online stores.