After Flipkart’s recent sale on electronics, Amazon.in has a two-day mobile carnival of smartphones discounts. However, most of these online sales need to be taken with a pinch of salt as the discounts are often too nominal, the cashbacks works with select debit or credit cards and exchange offers do not cover many popular phones. Interestingly, there are no exchange offers and direct discounts on most phones are too nominal. But there are some good deals where you can actually save some money, if you dig deeper.
Lenovo Z2 Plus
Rs 19,999 (selling at Rs 14,999)
Amazon is offering a discount of 25% on the white coloured 64GB storage variant of the Lenovo Z2 Plus. This makes it a steal for users looking for a small screen (5-inch Full HD) phone with powerful innards. No other phone offers Qualcomm’s high-end Snapdragon 820 chip at this price point. The 64GB of internal storage comes as a bonus. The phone’s shiny white finish and fibre glass frame gives it the aura of a flagship device.
Rs 54,000 (selling at Rs 36,958)
By far the most lucrative deal on the Mobile Carnival is on the LG V20. This big screen marvel offers a 5.7-inch Quad HD display, is driven by a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset with 4GB RAM and runs on Android Nougat 7.0. The phone’s real highlight is its audio quality. Powered by dedicated ES9218 Quad DAC, the provides one of the best audio experience at any price point. This metal clad phone comes with a special set of Bang & Olufsen earphones.
Moto G4 Plus
Rs 13,499 (selling at Rs 11,499)
This deal offers a discount of Rs 2,000 on the 16GB storage variant of the Moto G4 Plus. This is one of the best big screen (5.5-inch Full HD) options with clean Android interface in the sub Rs15,000 segment. Though it offers only 16GB storage, it supports microSD cards up to 256GB. It is a capable phone and is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 octa-core chip with 2GB RAM. The phone runs Android Nougat 7.0 out of the box, which is a rarity at this price.
Apple iPhone 7
Rs 82,000 (selling at Rs71,999)
If you are planning on buying an iPhone, you can consider the big screen 7 Plus with 128GB internal storage as it is selling at direct discount of Rs10,000. The deal is applicable only on jet black and black colour variants, though. The phone runs the latest Apple A10 Fusion chipset and can handle all modern day tasks and games without any lags. The phone offers two 12-megapixel cameras with optical image stabilization. It is battery backup is better than any of its flagship rivals in the Android space.
Coolpad Cool 1
Rs 13,999 (selling at Rs 12,999)
Coolpad’s full metal clad phone the Cool 1, which runs LeEco’s unique user interface, is selling at slightly lower price now. It is steady performer powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 octa-core chip with 4GB RAM and a 4,060mAh battery. It has a lustreless metal finish which not feels good in the hand but also looks like a flagship phone. It is also ideal for camera buffs as it offers two very capable 13-megapixel cameras. It has also offers USB Type-C and supports Quick Charge 2.0.