Come October, and the first thing on every mind is the Amazon Great Indian Festival Sale. When is it, what is up for grabs, and are they seriously offering the iPhone 11 for less than Rs.49,999? In this article, we’ll find the answers to these questions and much more.
When is Amazon Great Indian Festival 2021?
The Amazon Great Indian Festival is all set to launch on the 3rd of October. The sale will kickstart at 12PM and will go on for a few days- how many is yet to be announced. If you’re an Amazon Prime customer, however, you don’t have to wait till the 3rd. The sale opens for you 24 hours prior, i.e., on October 2nd.
As of today, Amazon Prime has over 10 million users in India. So, if you aren’t one yet, this may be the time to worry about your favourite products going out of stock.
What will be on sale?
At Amazon Great Indian Festival, you can expect lightning deals on a host of categories. These will include Fashion, Electronics, Home & Kitchen, and Food & Gourmet among others.
Let’s check out the filthiest deals that you can get during the sale.
The Redmi 9A model is one of the most loved products from Redmi in recent times. The company’s phones offer users excellent features and specifications under a decent price range. The Redmi 9A specifically comes with a 6.5” HD display (large screen), a powerful battery of 5000 mAh, (long-lasting), and an Helio G25 Octa-core processor (pretty fast)! The phone has been a bestseller recently. The usual cost of the device is Rs 8499. But in the Amazon Great Indian Festival Sale, you can bag the piece at Rs 6799 only! (Sick Deal)
Samsung Galaxy Note 20
Samsung is yet another brand that offers powerful specs and durability. It is also one of the most innovative brands in the mobile market. The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 is one of its models that users have been quite excited about. Let that be not just the amazing features, but also the price point that people who are slightly above mid-range would like. You can call it a high-budget phone (although it is 60% the price of Note 20 ultra 5G). Let’s see what can be the Note 20 a perfect fit for you.
- It had the S Penn
- Dynamic AMOLED 2x Infinity O Display
- 64 MG Flagship Camera
The phone with these dope features is priced at Rs 44999 in the sale which is a mind-boggling drop from its actual price which is Rs 86000. You can get the phone at its discounted price in the Amazon Great Indian Sale.
The iPhones are at amazing discounts this season. Let that be in the Amazon Sale or the Flipkart Big Billion Days Sale (which is happening around the same time). The iPhone 11 can be bought for Rs 54900 during off sale periods, but with the sale, you can get it for Rs 49900 on Amazon. You would save Rs 5000 with this deal. The iPhone 11 comes with some amazing features and here are the reasons, other than its attractive price point, why this could be the best one if you are planning to own an iPhone in today’s times.
- A13 Bionic Chip (3rg generation – Neural engine)
- Fast charging, wireless charging
- Dual camera with Ultra-wide, Night mode and 4K video
- Security with Face id
- iOS 14 – latest in the market
Techno Spark 7T
If you are looking for an under 10000 phone with some really good features and are fine with giving a Chinese origin company a try, (you do get the warranty though), a Techno Series smartphone can be for you. And you can get the Spark 7T from Techno for Rs. 8499, down from its original price of Rs 10999 during the sale. Let us see why this Techno phone is great for you. Here are some of its jaw-dropping features.
- Dual camera – 48 MP
- 6000 mAh battery
- Sleek and stylish back
- And it also comes with 64GB storage and 4GB of RAM
Other deals on phones are about to be revealed soon. So stay tuned for the Sale and come back to this article to check out the best.
Amazfit GTS2 Mini
Get your hands on one of the sickest smartwatches in town. The gadget from the Amazon brand will help you with tons of tasks and sports activities as it has 70+ sports modes. Its 1.5” Display will help you stay on track with everything that’s happening, whether it’s the number of steps you take or your SPO2 Level. The watch is usually for Rs 9999, but in the sale, you will get the same for a price of Rs 5999. A deal that is a must-grab!
- 14 days battery life
- Built-in Alexa for faster response
- Sleep, stress monitoring
- SPO2 level measurement
Mi Watch Revolve
The Mi Revolve Smartwatch is present at a jaw-dropping discount of Rs 9000! The price which is usually Rs 15999 is down to Rs 6999 during the Amazon Great Indian Sale. The watch has a round screen. Let us see what makes us drool over this watch!
- 14-day battery
- Heart rate, sleep and stress monitoring
- Steel frame
- Alexa built-in
You can also pre-book it right away and complete the purchase on 1st Oct 9 pm onwards so you don’t lose out on it due to stock later. The sales do have a record of stocks getting depleted fast. Not trying to scare you;)
Fire Boltt Beast Pro
This one is a new launch that’s happening in the sale. To begin with, its price is not revealed yet, thus we are at the edge of the seat for it. Here are the reasons why you should get this beast.
- Bluetooth calling
- Voice recorder and Voice Assistant
- Music player
- 20 Sports modes like running, weight lifting, yoga etc.
- SPO2 level check
The best part is that it is coming up with 4 models: two squared and two circulars in shape. Each shape further has 2 colour options: one darker black, and one white. Some real juice options are coming for you, right?
Check out these features that will make you fall in love with this watch!
Ummm… Movie time! Watching movies and web series in these new-gen Power-Packed TVs will be an experience that’s neck to neck with the big screens. In this Amazon Sale, there are really awesome TVs for you at the display. Grab one!
The veteran TV brand, Sony, brings an amazing choice of smart TVs this season. You can find TVs in all ranges. These TVs have great clarity, display and colour correctness which makes any content you watch almost come to life.
Our favourite is the Bravia 82 cms. The price is Rs 31900 and you can buy it in EMIs.
- 32” X Retina Pro Display (it has the word Retina in it!)
- Alexa compatibility and Google Assistant
- Buttons on remote for Netflix, YouTube, Prime Video and YT music.
- Dolby Audio (remember the theatre experience?)
One Plus Y Series
It is another 32-inch model but priced at Rs 15999 (after a discount from 19999 originally). It is an Android TV with a clean design (fewer bezels) and a 64-bit powerful processor. It works with Google Voice Assistant and has chrome cast built-in which means you can directly watch Netflix, Prime Video, YouTube and many more OTTs on your TV with the click of a button.
You will be getting complete installation at the time of delivery with the brand standards.
- LED Panel with HD resolution
- Dolby Audio
- 2 USB and 2 HDMI ports for connectivity
- Noise reduction
- Dynamic contrast
- Colour gamut
Android 43 inch Android Smart LED TV
The 43 inch TV is a great choice if you are looking to get a smart TV with a bigger screen. Voice commands, easy access to OTT channels and awesome sound quality is what comes with the MI TV. Along with that, you get a crystal clear display and a 1-year warranty on the TV (2 years on panel). This larger than life TV is priced at Rs 29999 with free scheduled delivery.
- 4K Ultra HD
- 3 HDMI and 2 USB ports
- Smart recommendations (with AI)
- Parental lock
Home Decor and Furnishings
Bean Bags are an amazing alternative to expensive sofas and chairs. These are comfortable, easy to move, affordable and can be placed in kids rooms, and even in gaming or lounge rooms. So here are a few options of bean bags that you can get from the Sale at slashed prices.
Sattva Classic Bean bag
This one is just like its name – Classic! It’s large, drop shaped and packed with beans. The beans are made of high-density polystyrene which is a long-lasting material. Moreover, the body is made of faux leather which has the correct softness and ends up giving you great back support. If you are looking to buy one, you can choose between 10 colour options! The current price is 1999 down from 4299 which is the original price.
Amazon Brand Solimo Football
This one is a rather more circular one with a football print in Navy blue and grey colour as you can see in the image above. It is an XXXL product (that is also available in XL and XXL sizes) priced at Rs 2049 down from its MRP 6000. It’s a leatherette bean bag that you can throw anywhere you want and enjoy excellent comfort.
Amazon Brand Solimo Persian Dreams
There is another one available from the same brand with a drop shape. This one also has a funky print which makes it look fun and quirky. It will add a touch of creativity to your space and you might just get addicted to sitting on it.
If you would like to read about these and other bean bag brands, please read our other article.
Amazon Brand Solimo 3 Seater Sofa
A modern and elegant sofa will surely add to the aesthetic of your home. It’s only for Rs 11939 which is a pretty amazing deal if you check out sofa prices these days. And guess what, it’s a sofa cum bed. If you are ready to compromise on the legs that are not as decorative as you’d think, this one is perfect for you.
- 240 kgs load bearing capacity
- Tested for durability
- Modern design
In Fashion, 20K+ styles will go on sale, each carrying a discount of 50-80%. Users will also get a 30-day window for returns. As for Electronics, the sale will feature crazy deals on laptops, smartphones, camera accessories, and headphones (with headphones starting from as low as Rs.399!). Coming to Home & Kitchen, there will be never-seen-before deals. For example, A previously Rs.6,149 costing gas stove will now be available to you for under 2,000.
The sale will feature thousands of big brands and lakhs of Small & Medium Business (SMB) companies.
This event will allow SMBs across India to reach a wide pool of customers. Perfectly timed before Navratri, Diwali, Dhanteras, and the Wedding Season, the Great Indian Festival is an interesting opportunity for topical stores, artisans, and small manufacturers to put their unique selection of products on display.
Deals to watch out for
There is no doubt that this will be the biggest sale of the country this year. Amazon has already revealed a handful of deals that have started making the rounds on the internet. These include the Samsung Galaxy phones at its lowest recorded prices. Along with Samsung, you will also see unbelievable offers on the OnePlus 8 5G series, the Redmi Note series, and iPhone.
Water purifiers will be made available at 50% discounts, while all kitchen & home appliances will be seeing a price slash up to 75%. With mobile accessories starting from as low as Rs.49, and an under-299 store in place, you can expect to stuff your cart more than ever before.
HDFC offers, Amazon Pay offers, Bajaj Finserv offers, and more
The biggest benefits will come in the form of bank offers and no-cost EMIs throughout the sale. HDFC customers will get instant 10% discounts on their purchases. At the same time, Bajaj Finserv will offer a credit limit of up to Rs.1,00,000 with no-cost EMI to its cardholders. Amazon Pay is next to no one when it comes to pleasing its customers either. On using Amazon Pay to purchase your products, you will get shopping reward benefits up to Rs.500 each day.
What’s more? 5% cashback and Amazon Coupons will be up for grabs throughout the sale, and you can always redeem them against your bills.
When is the best time to shop?
Since new deals will be updated on Amazon’s portal every 30 minutes, you’re bound to miss some. But that’s alright. The most exclusive deals will be out during the Golden Hours, i.e., between 8 PM to 12 PM, and will be accessible only on the Amazon mobile app.
Will you benefit more with a Prime Membership?
As the sale starts 24 hours early for Prime customers, you may be wondering if Amazon Prime is the right way to go for you.
Apart from early access to most sales on Amazon, the Amazon Prime membership will give you:
- Free one-day delivery
- Unlimited access to Amazon Prime Video
- Unlimited, ad-free access to Amazon Prime Music
- Access to Prime Reading
- Exclusive Deals of the Day for Prime Members
Prime membership is available in two tiers: monthly at Rs.129 and yearly at Rs.999. However, you can get it for Rs.329 for 3 months here.
Amazon Great Indian Festival Highlights
- Over 900 new product launches: This year, the Amazon Great Indian Festival will see a host of new product launches from brands like Samsung, OnePlus, Honor, and AmazonBasics. Some of the most awaited launches include OnePlus 8T 5G, Honor watch ES, and Fire TV Stick Lite with Alexa Voice Remote Lite.
- Additional benefits: Upon purchasing appliances, buyers will get the option to opt for an extended warranty starting at Rs.99, No-cost EMI starting at Rs.399/month, 48 hours installation, and exchange offers up to Rs.18,000.
- Infrastructure expansion: To keep up with the expected demands, Amazon has ramped up its delivery infrastructure, adding close to 200 delivery stations. It has also added 60 fulfilment centres in 15 states, and recruited tens of thousands of delivery partners.
- SMB Support: Out of the lakhs of small & medium businesses participating in the sale, 74% are optimistic about seeing recovery in business (as per a recent survey conducted by Nielsen).