Festive sale: Amazon crosses last year's Day One numbers

Flipkart’s Big Billion Days is slated for 20-24 September this year

Flipkart’s Big Billion Days is slated for 20-24 September this year

The first day of the Great Indian Festival was exclusive to Prime members.

The iPhone 5S and iPhone SE are the most budget-friendly of the lot, vending at Rs 16499 and Rs 24999, respectively.

With the launch of the new iPhone X a general connotation arises that the older versions of iPhones will now become relatively cheaper.

If Flipkart does end up doubling sales from last year's Big Billion Days, it would imply gross sales of roughly Rs6,000 crore (almost $1 billion)-making it one of the biggest online sale events globally and put it in the same league as Alibaba's Singles' Day sale in China.

With the festive season here, e-commerce platforms are going all out with discounts and offers on a range of product categories, including electronics.

Honor 6X (64GB): The listed price of 64GB variant Honor 6X is reduced by Rs 1,000 and being offered at Rs 12,999.

The 6GB/64GB OnePlus 3T has gotten a direct discount from Rs 29999 to Rs 24999, a Rs 5000 fall. Yes and yes. There are not many Android smartphones you can buy in this price range at the moment that will give you the same level of performance, imaging prowess and build quality that the iPhone 7 Plus offers. The iPhone 7 is 30% off, down to INR 39,000. The phone is 128 GB variant is originally priced at Rs 65,200.

Google Pixel XL can be bought at Rs 49,999 on Amazon. As for the Android side of things, Amazon has added Rs 3000 to the OnePlus 5's exchange offer so people can take away up to Rs 9400 from the cost of the phone. Its price was reduced to Rs 67,300 by Apple under GST regime. Sanyo 49-inches full HD TV available at 36% off is now Rs 29,990, from Rs 46,990.

The boom in sale of smartphones is on account of various offers and discounts being offered on various e-commerce sites, coupled with affordable payment solutions like "No Cost EMIs", exchange and buyback offers. The Infinix Note 4 (3GB+32GB) is also at Rs. 1,000 discount, priced at Rs. 7,999.

The 256GB black storage variant is available for Rs 79,990 while the rose gold colour option is available for Rs 84,799.

iPhone: Flipkar is offering lowest prices on all iPhone models starting from September 20 midnight.

Although Amazon does not have stock of the iPhone 6 Plus, it is selling the iPhone 6s is selling for Rs 37,999 and the 6s Plus for Rs 45,470.

Rs 6,499 is now available with a 23 percent off and the price is Rs 4,999.

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