In a new weekly feature, we highlight the best bargains going around on tech toys. So without further ado, here are the best tech deals for the week. In addition to these, do not forget that Amazon is offering up to $100 worth of Android apps for free.
1. Motorola Moto G price drop
Flipkart has announced a price drop on the Motorola Moto G. A flat discount of Rs. 2,000 is available on both 8GB and 16GB variants for a limited time. The Motorola Moto G is still a pretty decent phone at its price. Flipkart is also giving away free ebooks worth Rs. 1,000. Customers need to download, install, and log in to the Flipkart eBooks app to download these free ebooks. There's a pre-selected list of books you can download as a part of the offer. Flipkart will run out of stocks pretty quickly, so buy one now.
2. Samsung 250GB 2.5" 840 EVO SATAIII SSD
If you're looking to speed up your computer, replacing your old hard drive with a solid state drive is one of the smartest ways to do just that. The Samsung 840 Evo SATAIII SSD 250GB is now available for Rs. 9,060 on Amazon India. The SSD weighs just around 57 grams, and is 7mm thick. There's a three year warranty that comes with the drive. 250GB should be just enough space to get your most essential apps, files, and data on the solid-state drive for quick access.
Price: Rs. 9,060 (MRP: Rs. 18,427)
3. Flat Rs. 3,000 off on select laptops and cashback on EMI
If you're in the market for a new laptop, you might want to check this list on Flipkart. The company is offering a discount of Rs. 3,000 on select laptops. The list includes laptops from Lenovo's Essential and Ideapad series, HP Pavilion, Dell Inspiron, Sony, Acer, and Toshiba. Some of these laptops also include bundled discount offers for hard drives and printers.
4. Creative Airwave HD MF8165 portable speaker
Amazon has discounted the Creative Airwave HDMF8165 portable speaker. The speaker comes with Bluetooth and Near Field Communication (NFC) connectivity options. There's a built-in battery that can be recharged using a Micro-USB power adapter, and it lasts around seven hours. A decent speaker that you can pair with your laptop, smartphone, or a tablet.
Price: Rs. 9,999 (MRP: Rs. 15,499)
5. Asus RT-N10E Wireless-N150 router
The Asus RT-N10E Wireless-N150 router has received another price cut at Amazon. The router is now available for Rs. 884, making it a great buy. The router supports 802.11b/g/n standards, with maximum theoretical bandwidth of 150Mbps. It's also one of the better looking wireless routers out there.
6. Up to 50% off on Sony headphones
Amazon is selling select Sony headphones at a discount of up to 50%. Some of these headphones are really good in terms of audio quality for day-to-day usage. The best ones include Sony MDR-XB400 Extra-Bass Stereo Headphone, MDR-XB30EX in-ear, and the MDR-XB600 Extra Bass Over-Ear headphones.
7. Apple iPad mini buyback offer - up to Rs. 4,000 off
Flipkart is running a buyback offer on the iPad mini. Customers can get a discount up to Rs. 4,000, depending on the device they're giving in for exchange. Without the exchange, a new iPad mini 16GB is available at Rs. 17,900. There's a minimum discount guarantee of Rs. 1,000. You can swap your old smartphone, tablet, or a laptop in working condition for a brand new iPad mini. Remember, it's the first generation iPad and not the one with a Retina display.
Price: Rs. 13,990 (with maximum discount, usually Rs. 17,900)
Harpreet is a technology enthusiast who is obsessed with hunting down great deals on online stores.