Chinese smartphone maker Vivo has launched its own online store in India. The new Vivo Official E-store will sell a range of Vivo smartphones and other mobile accessories. Interestingly, the company is also hosting a “Launch Carnival” as an introductory offer which is already live on e-store and will end on January 18.
Vivo with its online store plan to take on its Chinese counterparts like Xiaomi, OnePlus, and Honor that already have their online stores in India. If we talk about launch offers, the Vivo Launch Carnival brings discounts of up to Rs. 2,000 on selected smartphones. The Vivo E-store supports free shipping on orders above Rs. 500 and 15-day free replacement policy. The payment methods include online methods and cash-on-delivery (COD).
Vivo Launch Carnival Offers
Under the Vivo Launch Carnival, the smartphones like Vivo V7, Vivo Y66, Vivo V5, and Vivo V5 Plus are available at a flat discount of Rs. 2,000. The online store has listed the Vivo V7 at Rs. 16,990, Vivo Y66 is available at Rs. 12,990, the Vivo V5 is listed at Rs. 16,990, and the Vivo V5 Plus is available at Rs. 19,990.
There are discounts on other Vivo phones as well. The Vivo V5s is available at Rs. 15,990, down from its original price of Rs. 18,990. The Vivo Y55S is now available at Rs. 11,990, down from its regular price of Rs. 12,490. Similarly, the Vivo Y69 is available for Rs. 13,990, and Vivo Y53 is available for Rs. 8,990, both getting Rs. 1,000 off.
Apart from the discount, there will also be a 12-month no-cost EMI option. Vivo will also offer a one-time screen replacement for Vivo V7 and Vivo V7+. The Vivo E-store will offer 10 customers a premium Bluetooth speaker worth Rs. 2,999. The company has also partnered with BookMyShow to offer movie voucher worth Rs. 500 with every purchase.
Moreover, Vivo is also planning to launch its own merchandise in India. The company is also gearing up to launch an E-store app with features like augmented reality (AR) and live chat option. The Vivo E-store is said to cater more than 10,000 pin codes covering most of the areas across the country.
Commenting on the launch, Kenny Zeng, Chief Marketing Officer, Vivo India said,
“We are excited to announce another unique initiative to provide a superior experience to our valuable customers. With the new E-store, Vivo’s innovative and stylish range of smartphones will be available to our customers across the country with special launch offers. Vivo’s strategy of launching an E-store is an affirmation of the Indian market maturing in terms of internet penetration, payment & fulfillment infrastructure, thus representing a huge growth potential.”