Amazon and Flipkart are both organizing Republic Day sales starting today. The sales will continue for the next 3-4 days and come with offers on a range of smartphones across different price segments. While it’s the norm to post a selection of the best deals during these sales, we are going to show you the deals that you need to avoid, and phones that you should not buy.
As a brief reminder, the Amazon Great Indian Sale is being held from January 21 to January 24, while the Flipkart Republic Day Sale is being held from January 21 to January 23.
Here is our selection of some of the deals that should consider and many other deals that should avoid.
Best deals on Amazon and Flipkart
HDFC Bank users can get an additional 10% discount up to Rs. 1500 on Amazon, while Citibank users can get an additional 10% discount up to Rs. 2000 on Flipkart.
OnePlus 5T – Rs. 32,999 plus extra Rs. 2,000 discount on exchange
The OnePlus 5T is one of the best mid-range smartphones with flagship-level specs. You get a dual camera with portrait and bokeh modes, and a 6-inch 18:9 display as well. Other specs include Snapdragon 835 chipset, 6GB RAM and 64GB storage.
The Honor 9 Lite is the latest mid-range smartphone from Honor, and starting at a price of Rs. 10,999, it is one of the best phones you can buy in this price segment.
If you are looking for a smartphone under Rs. 8,000, the Smartron tphone P is a good option, and better than the Xiaomi Redmi 4.
While the Make in India tagline that the phone comes with is a little disingenuous, the Mi A1 is a decent option that you can consider at a price of Rs. 13,999, especially if you are looking for a stock Android experience.
Oppo F3 Plus – Rs. 22,990 plus extra Rs. 5,000 exchange discount
The Oppo F3 Plus is one of the best smartphones in the mid-range when it comes to the cameras. A worthy recommendation if you are looking for a good camera experience.
Avoid these deals on Amazon and Flipkart
Here is a list of smartphones that you should avoid during the Amazon Great Indian sale and the Flipkart Republic Day sale. Watch the video for additional details on why these phone deals should be avoided.
- Karbonn Titanium Jumbo – Rs. 2,999
- Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge – Rs. 35,900
- Pixel 2 XL – Rs. 48,999
- Lenovo K8 Plus – Rs. 8,999
- Moto G5 Plus – Rs. 10,999
- Samsung Galaxy On Nxt – Rs. 11,900
- Infinix Note 4 – Rs. 7,999
- Panasonic Eluga A3 – Rs. 6,490
- Infocus Vision 3 – Rs. 6,999
- Moto G5s Plus – Rs. 13,999
- Xiaomi Redmi Y1 – Rs. 10,999