Amazon ‘Diwali Dhamaka’ sale: Hot deals on iPhone 5s, Samsung Galaxy S5

Amazon introduces new deals every hour during 7 am-6 pm as Diwali Dhamaka Week flags off.

Amazon introduced new deals every hour during 7 am-6 pm time slot as the ‘Diwali Dhamaka Week’ sale flagged off on Friday morning. The company is offering flat 40% off or more on luggage and bags and 30% off on mobiles, among other deals.

Amazon promised that every day of the week, there will be great deals across hundreds of products from all categories. The company has been introducing new Lighting Deals every hour starting 7 am. In addition, the coming days will also witness launch of new categories, access to exclusive selection and new surprises each day, said the company.

Some important deals coming up today include:

* 29% off on Apple iPhone 5s (Rs 37,999); 31% on Samsung Galaxy S5 (Rs 37,500)

* 41% off on Micromax Canvas Knight A350; 32% off on Nokia XL

* 30%+ discounts on mobile phones with free recharge coupon worth up to Rs 6,500 with select Samsung smartphones

* 50% off on iBall Edu-Slide i1017 Tablet

* 50-60% off on headphones from Sennheiser and Sony

* 30% off on Nikon Coolpix L29

* 34% off on Samsung 23H4003 23″ LED TV

* 25% off on Philips HD4419 2300-Watt Plate Table Grill

* 23% off on Samsung Multi Function Wireless Printer

* 30% off on Easyfit Adult Diapers (Large)

* 34% off on Canon Lide 110 Flatbed Scanner

* Philips HL 7720 750-Watt 3-Jar Mixer Grinder

Though all deals are available for a limited time and till stocks last, customers can join the waitlist on deals that are 100% claimed and said it would alert them when that deal becomes available again.

Customers can also enjoy access to some of the sought-after products like the Micromax Canvas A1 with Android One, the Canon Powershot SX520 camera, Blackberry Passport, Hidesign’s new range for both men and women, Timex Weekender collection of watches, audio products from House of Marley, etc.

The Micromax Canvas A1 smartphone has beaten all the rival brands, even Apple iPhone, in terms of getting buyers preference on The e-tailer has sold more than 100,000 units of the device since its launch, making it by far the best selling phone on the e-commerce platform.

The rush for the Indian branded phone comes even as Amazon has witnessed a spurt in the sale of old and new models of the popular iPhones. According to the a company statement, iPhone sales have witnessed a five-fold jump so far.

Amazon also introduced Karwa Chauth special for women customers that includes a special ethnic jewellery section as well as a jewellery gift store.

“Customers can look forward to as their one-stop Diwali shopping destination this week. Each of the seven days, we will offer our customers in India the great savings on thousands of products every hour,? says Amit Agarwal, Country Manager & VP, Amazon India.

?We have been receiving an overwhelming response from customers since morning for the deals & offers that are being introduced every hour as part of the Diwali Dhamaka Week,? adds Amit.

Amazon has 18 million products across a broad range of departments including Books, mobiles & accessories and tablets, Kindle devices, computers & accessories, consumer electronics, toys & games, watches, etc. Amazon guarantees next-day delivery on more than 325,000 products.

Like previous occasions, Amazon expects consumer electronics (including PCs), books shoes, home and kitchen, baby and health and personal care products to fly of its racks during the sale season.

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First published on: 11-10-2014 at 09:01 IST