Flipkart and Amazon May sale kicks off: here are the best smartphone deals

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Its peak summer time right now in India and e-commerce biggies Flipkart and Amazon have kicked off sales festivals that began yesterday night. Both Flipkart’s Big Shopping Days sale and Amazon’s Summer sale offer some great value-for-money deals for a range of categories including smartphones. We’ve listed the most creamy ones below, so check them out. The sale ends on May 16 on both portals.

Also read: OnePlus 6 leaked by Amazon Germany with prices and pictures

Flipkart Shopping Days sale

Google Pixel 2, Google Pixel 2XL

Google’s 2 flagship smartphones have been discounted heavily and now cost Rs 34,999 and 44,999 respectively. This is inclusive of the Rs 8,000 cashback on HDFC bank card. This is a great deal but the smartphones were listed out of stock but its now available on day two.

Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+

There couldn’t be a better time to buy Samsung’s last year’s flagships then today as the Galaxy S8 gets a discounted price of Rs 37,990. The Galaxy S8 price is Rs 43,990 during the sale.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

The Galaxy S7 Edge is a good deal as well despite being a two-year-old phone. It is priced Rs 32,900 as against the normal market price of Rs 41,900.

Samsung Galaxy On Nxt

The Galaxy On Nxt has a massive discount of Rs 7,000 as it is now selling for Rs 10,999. Originally, the phone’s price is around Rs 17,900.

Moto X4, Moto Z2 Play

The Moto X4 originally costs Rs 20,999 but will sell for Rs 15,999 including the Rs 3,000 exchange discount. The Moto Z2 Play also gets a cut and is priced at Rs 18,999.

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Honor 9 Lite

Both the 3GB and 4GB variant have received temporary price slashes making them an attractive option compared to the ever-elusive Redmi Note 5 Pro. The 3GB + 32GB variant gets a Rs 2,000 discount from its original price and can be bought for Rs 8,999. The 4GB + 64GB variant is priced Rs 12,999.

Redmi Note 5 (4GB) Limited Offer

The popular Xiaomi handset is down to Rs 10,799 from its actual price of Rs 11,999. This also does include the 10 percent cash back from HDFC card holders.

Oppo F7 (4GB) 

The Oppo F7 can be yours for less than Rs 1,000 technically but you’d have to fulfil a lot of clauses. This would include a buyback offer from Flipkart that promises a whopping Rs 15,401 cash back after 6-8 months. Then there’s an additional Rs 3,090 off on exchange.


The Apple iPad 32GB 9.7 inch is discounted to a price of Rs 21,900 while iPad Pro 64GB is down from Rs 49,000 to Rs 39,000.

iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus buyers can get an extra Rs 5,000 over the usual exchange price. iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus customers get Rs 4,000 and iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus get additional Rs 3,000 discount.

Also read: Honor 10 will be available on Flipkart from May 16 midnight

Amazon Summer Sale

Apple iPhone X

The current flagship can be bought for Rs 79,999 with the help of an exchange offer.

The iPhone SE is now selling for a lowest ever price of Rs 17,999. 

Moto G5S Plus

The Moto G5S Plus is discounted to Rs 12,999. The dual camera phone had a launch price of Rs 16,999.

There will be more offers as we progress through the four-day sale as well as limited time offers, so be sure to keep checking if you’re on the lookout for a new smartphone.  

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