In an unexpected and unprecedented move, Amazon slashed the prices of the latest iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus by almost Rs 10000, thereby making its price go down to Rs 49999. Even Indian e-commerce website, Flipkart introduced its exchange offer for the buyers to purchase the latest of the Apple iPhone at a flat 5 percent discount. With the exchange offer, one can avail discounts up to Rs 25100.
As per the latest talks in the tech town, Amazon India has successfully revived the plummeting iPhone sales by introducing the Rs10001 discount on brand new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 plus. Apart from the flat discount on the latest iPhones, Amazon is also providing various exchange offers on buying the newer iPhone models. Discounts up to a value of Rs 8550 could be made under this offer. As per the company policy, the final value of the phone to be exchanged by the buyer would be decided by Amazon itself and would depend on the conditions, age, model and brand of the phone. The various brands of the phone that are acceptable by Amazon for availing the exchange offer includes Sony, HTC, Samsung, Apple, Lenovo, Motorola, Xiaomi and OnePlus. By providing flexible terms for EMI’s and the options of choosing the payment methods, Amazon has been able to resuscitate the customer’s gusto for the new iPhones
Here’s a comparison of what each of Flipkart and Amazon has to offer in the discounted iPhone’s arena:
Apple iPhone 6 32 GB price
Dubbed as one of the best iPhone versions till date, iPhone 6 packs a 4.7-inch display with a 750×1334 pixels resolution. It houses an A8 processor and 1 GB RAM. The rear camera is of 8MP resolution whereas the front camera has a 1.2 MP resolution.
This particular variant of iPhone is available only on Amazon for Rs 28999, offer valid up to March 7 and the purchase being eligible for a maximum discount of Rs 8550.
Apple iPhone 7 128 GB price
The original price being Rs 60000, iPhone 7 is the latest iPhone version. The specifications of the phone include a 4.7 inch backlit LED display with 750×1334 pixel resolution. The chipset of the device is Apple’s A10 Fusion processor mated with a PowerVR GPU to render the visuals perfectly.
After a flat Rs 10001 discount, the device would cost Rs 49999 and considering the possibility that a buyer is also availing the exchange offer, he/she can get an additional discount of 8550 in the form of cash back.
Flipkart is offering the iPhone 7 for an original price of Rs 57000. But if bought under the exchange offer one can avail a discount of up to Rs 21800, which is the maximum amount that could be availed by exchanging an iPhone 6s Plus.
Apple iPhone 7 128GB variant
While all the features of the phone remain identical to the Apple iPhone 7 32GB variant, this one comes with a 128 GB internal storage, thereby costing Rs 70000 on Amazon, originally. For an exchange on Amazon, a discount of 8550 can be availed in the form of cash back on the transaction.
Flipkart offers the same phone for Rs 66500 and expects its buyers to avail a maximum discount of Rs 23300 for exchange.
Apple iPhone 7 256 GB variant
The specifications of the phone remain the same except the internal storage of the phone having been increased to 256 GB.
Official original price on Amazon being 80000, a total of Rs 18551 can be availed with the flat discount and exchange offer.
In the case of Flipkart, the phone with the same specification is originally available for a price of Rs 76000. It is eligible for a total discount of Rs 24800 under the exchange offer.
Apple iPhone 7 Plus 32 GB
The main difference between the Apple iPhone 7 and the Apple iPhone 7 plus lies in the camera quality and a few other features of the phones. It houses an A10 Fusion processor backed by a 3GB RAM With a 12 MP rear camera and a 7-MP front shooter it takes breathtaking pictures that easily become the USP of the phone. The lack of jack for earphone and the non-expandable internal memory have been some of the salient features of this version.
It is priced at Rs 72000 on Amazon India, and you can avail a flat Rs 10000 discount on it. Adding in another maximum discount worth 8550 INR, the price of the phone comes down to Rs 53499. Whereas in the case of Flipkart, it is offered at an original price of 68400 INR, subject to a maximum discount up to 23600 under the exchange offer.
Apple iPhone 7 Plus 128 GB
Priced at Rs 82000 on Amazon India, the phone could be bought at a maximum discount of Rs 18851 after the flat Rs 10001 discount and the maximum of 8550 INR cash back upon exchange of old phones.
The same variant of the Apple iPhone 7 Plus is available on Flipkart for Rs 77900, originally. Deducting a maximum of Rs 25100 as exchange bonus, you can buy it for Rs 52800.
These enticing offers come days after Apple announced its plan to launch the next version of the Apple iPhone version 8 sometime towards the end of 2017.