Flipkart is holding its Big Freedom Sale from August 10-12, ahead of India's 72nd Independence Day on August 15. Taiwanese manufacturer Asus has now previewed offers on two of its smartphones - ZenFone Max Pro M1 and ZenFone 5Z - just a few hours before the sale goes live at 12am on August 10. A Rs. 500 discount will be applicable on purchase of the 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage and 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage models of the ZenFone Max Pro M1, The discount is not applicable on the newly launched 6GB RAM model.
Apart from that, customers purchasing the company's flagship ZenFone 5Z will be eligible for an extra Rs. 3,000 discount on exchanging their old smartphones, and an additional Rs. 2,000 discount on a select bank card, which has not yet been specified.
To recall, the base 3GB RAM variant of the ZenFone Max Pro M1 is priced at Rs. 10,999, while the one with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage bears a retail price tag of Rs. 12,999. On the other hand, the ZenFone 5Z retails at Rs. 29,999 for the base variant with 6GB RAM and 64GB inbuilt storage, Rs. 32,999 for the 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage model, and Rs. 36,999 for the one with 8GB of RAM and 256GB onboard storage.
As before, Flipkart recommends measures like adding your favourite products into the wishlist, saving card details in your account, and updating your correct delivery address to get an upper hand in the upcoming sale that will continue till midnight on August 12.
Flipkart's 'The Big Freedom Sale' will include blockbuster deals and price crash offers every 8 hours, rush hour deals from 12am-2am on August 10, 31 minutes of price drops starting at 7:47pm on all three days, and a section with one deal every hour during the 72-hour period.
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