Flipkart and Amazon will be holding their sales at the same time Image: Tapasri Saha
Two of India's biggest e-commerce entities, Amazon and Flipkart will go head to head with two of their signature sales - Amazon Great Indian Sale and Flipkart Republic Day Sale scheduled to begin on January 21. While Amazon's event will run until January 24, buyers will be able to benefit from the Flipkart Sale until January 23.
As always, the biggest draw of both the sales will be discounts on smartphones. Here's a look at what each of the upcoming sales has to offer.
Amazon Great Indian Sale
The Amazon sale will offer up to 40 per cent off on mobile phones and accessories. According to the website, there'll be more than 60 Amazon exclusive models of over 40 brands with 300 plus offers. Smartphones from some top brands like Apple, Asus, BlackBerry, Lenovo, LG, Moto, OnePlus, Samsung, Vivo and Xiaomi will be available at huge discounted prices during the sale period.
In addition to the flat discounts, there will be additional 10 per cent on purchases using HDFC debit/credit cards and various exchange offers.
Flipkart Republic Day Sale
Like its previous few sales, the highlight of the Flipkart Republic Day Sale will be the discount on the Google Pixel flagships. The Google Pixel 2 XL (MRP Rs 64,999) will be available for Rs 48,999 and HDFC Bank credit card holders can get additional cashback of Rs 10,000 on EMI transactions. In addition, there will be attractive deals on Samsung Galaxy S7 (Rs 26,900 from Rs 33,490), Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 (Rs 29,900 from Rs 32,900), Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, Lenovo K8 Plus, Moto G5 Plus and Samsung Galaxy On Nxt 16GB and 64GB models. The Honor 9 Lite, scheduled to be launched today will also be part of the sale.
Apart from the huge discounts on smartphones, both sales will offer a range of discounts on other products like TVs, laptops, fashion, furniture, home decor, furniture and other products.