This week, you can grab the Apple iPhone 6 or the iPhone 6 Plus with cashback offers, swap that old smartphone lying in your drawer for an instant discount on a brand new Google Nexus 6, or grab some really funky headphones and speakers, or get the Sony PlayStation 4 at a discount. There's still a lot more on offer, just keep reading to spot the hottest tech deals of the week.
Paytm is offering cashback on Apple iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and a few other select Apple products on its store. The cashback will be in the form of a deposit into their mobile wallet. The money can be used to buy products or pay for your monthly mobile or DTH bills and even pre-paid connections. On the iPhone 6 Plus 16GB, you can get a cashback of Rs. 9,000 using promo code A9K. That brings down the effective price of the device to just Rs. 53,500. On the iPhone 6 64GB you can get a cashback of Rs. 6,000 using promo code A6K, making it effectively worth Rs. 56,500. You can also grab the Apple MacBook Air 13-inch for Rs. 58,129 (effective). Paytm's sellers sell genuine products, and the goods come with manufacturer warranty. The cashback is credited within 24 hours of shipping for pre-paid orders, and within a few days after delivery for cash-on-delivery orders. Stocks are limited so don't spend a lot of time thinking if you're really looking to buy one.
Link: Paytm Apple Store
The Google Nexus 6 is finally available for pre-order on Flipkart. The big-screen smartphone has limited period launch offers on Flipkart currently. Flipkart is giving away three months worth of Flipkart First membership, its loyalty program, and selected e-books for free. You can also exchange your existing smartphone for a brand new Google Nexus 6 for an instant discount up to Rs. 10,000. The exchange offer is currently available only on the 64GB variants of the Nexus 6. To exchange your old device you need to enter details of your device before making a purchase. The device needs to be in working condition, and the discount will depend on which device you're swapping. You may get a better price for your device outside but Flipkart's exchange offers are easier, hassle-free ways to get rid of your old devices. There's an EMI offer as well where you can get a cashback up to Rs. 1,500 when you convert your transaction into EMIs on an HDFC or ICICI Bank card.
Price: Rs. 43,999 for 32GB, Rs. 48,999 for 64GB
Amazon has discounted the BenQ 24-inch LED monitor to Rs. 12,176 (regular Rs. 16,247) this week. If you're looking to replace your old computer monitor, or need to add a new full HD display to your existing workstation, this is a pretty good option. The BenQ LED monitor includes support for MHL connections, enabling streaming from MHL compatible devices. There's a Low Blue Light mode to prevent eye strain for longer periods of usage. It's basically a way to reduce the amount of blue light the monitor produces, to prevent eye damage. The monitor offers a native resolution of 1920x1080, and comes in a sleek form factor. Amazon only has a few units under the discounted pricing, expected to run out of stock pretty quickly.
Price: Rs. 12,176 (regular Rs. 16,247)
Croma is selling the Denon AH-D310 headphones at a discounted price of Rs. 1,994 this week. These headphones are currently selling for around Rs. 2,650 on Snapdeal, and at Rs. 2,990 on Amazon India. These headphones are powered by a 42mm driver that promises a clear and dynamic sound. These over-the-head headphones with with comfortable ear pads, and a contour shaped headband for easier fitting and comfort. These headphones come with a 1.3m cable, a 3.5mm gold-plated stereo plug, and a microphone along with a three-button remote for making or receiving calls while on the go. At its current price, the Denon AH-D310 headphones are a must-buy.
Price: Rs. 1,994 (MRP Rs. 2,999)
Link: Croma Retail
Paytm is offering a cashback of Rs. 7,000 on the Sony PlayStation 4, bringing down the effective price of the console to just Rs. 30,482. The console is selling for around Rs. 36,000 online, while the offline prices are somewhere around Rs. 35,000 to Rs. 36,000. You'll need to use the promo code PS7000 to get the cashback, which is in the form of a deposit into your Paytm mobile wallet. The amount can then be used to buy products on Paytm or for making transactions using your wallet on other sites where Paytm wallet is accepted. At this price tag, it's a no-brainer to grab the PlayStation 4. You'll save up enough to grab two games at least!
Price: Rs. 30,482 (effective)
Amazon is selling the Sony DR-BTN200 wireless headphones for Rs. 4,750 (MRP Rs. 7,990) this week. That's a lot cheaper than Snapdeal (Rs. 6,256) and Paytm (Rs. 7,313). The Sony DR-BTN200 are capable of wirelessly pairing up with a Bluetooth-capable device with just one touch. The headphones promise noise suppression, and each cancellation that would come handy for even phone calls. Sony claims that the headphones can last up to 40 hours on a single charge if used for music playback only. The current verified purchase reviews on the listing at Amazon are all positive. At its current price, these Sony DR-BTN200 come highly recommended!
Price: Rs. 4,750 (MRP Rs. 7,990)
You can grab the Sennheiser HDR 160 over-ear headphones at an effective price of Rs. 5,593 (regular Rs. 7,990) on Paytm this week. These wireless headphones are normally selling at their regular price of Rs. 7,990 on eBay India, and Snapdeal. The offer on Paytm includes a cashback, like the offers mentioned above, and will be deposited in a virtual wallet on the company's site. The reason it still holds value is because we all have bills to pay, and this virtual cash can be used there.
The Sennheiser HDR 160 runs on two AAA NiMH rechargeable batteries which ship with the package. The headphones offer a good bass response, and a great sound quality. There's no active noise cancellation though, but the affordable price tag, and the wireless nature pretty much makes up for it. It does offer a decent amount of noise isolation.
Price: Rs. 5,593 (effective)
Flipkart is running a clearance sale on select speakers and headphones. If you're looking for really cheap, temporary 2.0 speaker systems you might want to check out this sale. Flipkart-owned brand DigiFlip is selling for around Rs. 399 for a pair of mini USB speakers. You can grab a DigiFlip Bluetooth Speaker with FM tuner for Rs. 1499 (regular Rs. 2000). If you want something bigger, the Philips DSP 54U 5.1 channel speaker system is available for Rs. 3,999 (MRP Rs. 6,299). Apart from speakers, there are headphones up for sale from Panasonic, Sennheiser, Sony, Philips, and others. These items on sale are very limited in stock, so expect them to fly off the virtual shelves in a matter of hours, if not minutes.