Flipkart’s New Pinch Sale brings more smartphone deals
Flipkart.com has another round of sales called New Pinch Sales within a week of the Big Shopping Days sale. The three-day sale starts on Friday with direct discounts, exchange offer of up to Rs18,000, buy back guarantee, cashback offer on HDFC Bank’s credit cards and special bank offer on select smartphones. Flipkart is also offering an extended warranty on an annual payment of Rs350 and damage protection on payment of Rs500.
Here are the best smartphone deals from the ongoing sale.
Google Pixel 2 XL
Rs59,999 (earlier Rs73,000)
If you go for the big-screen variant of Pixel 2, you can save up to Rs5,000 on direct discount and another Rs8,000 instant discount on any credit/debit card. There is an exchange offer on older smartphone worth an additional discount of Rs21,000. What separates the Pixel 2 XL from the smaller variant is the 6-inch screen and the higher resolution and thin bezel design it has.
Apple iPhone 8 Plus
Rs64,999 (earlier Rs73,999)
The big-screen iPhone 8 Plus, which offers a 5.5-inch screen, is available at a direct price cut of Rs8,000. There is an extra discount of 10% on HDFC Bank’s credit/debit cards and a 5% discount on Axis Bank credit cards. There is an exchange offer of up to Rs18,000 too. The iPhone 8 Plus runs on the same A11 Bionic processor used in the more expensive iPhone X and comes with iOS 11. It has two 12-megapixel cameras, offers 64 GB storage and supports wireless charging.
Google Pixel 2
Rs39, 999 (earlier Rs61,000)
Flipkart is giving a discount of Rs10,000 and a bank offer worth Rs11,000 with all credit/ debit cards on Pixel 2. There is an exchange offer of up to Rs18,000. This is the 64GB variant of Pixel 2. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 octa-core processor with 4GB RAM, has a 5-inch display with resolution of 1,920x1,080p and is one of the few smartphones which runs Android 8.0.
Samsung Galaxy S8
Rs49, 900 (earlier Rs57,900)
Samsung’s flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S8, is selling at a discount of Rs4,000 on Flipkart and if you have an HDFC Bank credit card, you can save up to Rs4,000 more on it. One can save up to Rs18,000 more through an exchange offer. The Galaxy S8 also has a thin bezel design. There are not side bezels around the 5.8-inch screen, which gives the smartphone a narrow feel. It is powered by Exynos 8895 octa-core processor with 4GB RAM and offers 64GB storage.
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2
Rs32,999 (earlier Rs37,999)
Another minimal bezel smartphone, the Mi Mix 2, is available at a discount of Rs5,000. There is an additional bank discount of 10% for HDFC Bank credit/debit card users. With exchange on old smartphone, one can save up to Rs21,000 more. Mi Mix offers a 6-inch display with no bezels on three sides of the screen. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 octa-core processor with 6GB RAM and offers 128GB storage.
Honor 8 Pro
Rs25,999 (earlier Rs29,999)
Huawei’s Honor 8 Pro is available at a direct discount of Rs4,000. You can save up to Rs18,000 through the exchange offer. Honor 8 Pro is powered by a powerful Kirin 960 octa-core processor, has dual cameras, and offers a big 5.7-inch display. The smartphone has a slim metal body and packs in a 4,000mAh battery too.
Moto G5 Plus
Rs10,999 (earlier Rs16,999)
The 5.2-inch screen variant of Moto G5 smartphones is available at a direct discount of Rs6,000, additional 10% discount on HDFC Bank credit/debit cards and Rs10,000 on exchange with older smartphones. The G5 Plus runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor with 4GB RAM, offers 32GB internal storage with a microSD slot.
It runs Android 7.1 and is likely to be updated to Android 8.0.