There are a lot of new smartphones which continue to get launched in the Indian market daily. At the same time, there are many existing smartphones which get a price cut or price drop to stay competitive or at times to boost sales on the online platforms.
In this article, we will continue to add and update smartphones which have recently got a price cut or drop. We will try to cover most of the smartphones from Flipkart and Amazon which are now available at a discounted price compared to the launch price.
It is not necessarily the price drop or cut means that the device is outdated there can be many reasons including another rival launching something lucrative or an ongoing sales promotion offer, which Amazon and Flipkart continue to do around the year.
Let’s Check out the recent Smartphones which have got a price cut or drop online in India.
Moto G5 Plus
Moto G5 plus was launched on Flipkart exclusive at a price of Rs, 16,999. The key highlight of the device is its Camera and a stock Android experience. Initially, the price for the mobile phone was reduced from 16,999 to 15,999 and now the price is reduced to 14,999.
Recently the company has launched Moto G5s and Moto G5s Plus, this could be the reason behind the reduction in price.
- Old Price – Rs. 16,999
- New Price – Rs. 14,999
Asus Zenfone 3
Asus launched the Asus Zenfone 3 smartphone on 17-August-2017 in India. Initially, in the Indian market, the device was priced at Rs. 21,999. Recently the Asus Zenfone 3 has got a massive price cut and is available for Rs. 14,999.
Asus Zenfone 3 feature a 5.2 inches display having FHD resolution with 401 PPI. It looks so sleek as it has just 7.7 mm thickness and weighs 155 grams. It is a very classy looking phone with a glass back cover similar to the Samsung S8.
Zenfone 3 runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow and recently also got an update to Android Nougat. Powering the phone is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor along with Adreno 506 GPU.
The device comes with 12 Megapixel Rear camera and has a 8 Megapixel selfie shooter.
- Old Price – Rs. 21,999
- New Price – Rs. 14,999
Vivo launched the Vivo V5s in April 2017. The Smartphone comes with a display of 5.5 inch touchscreen with a resolution of 1280*720 pixels at a PPI of 267 pixels per inch.
Vivo V5s was priced at Rs. 18,999 in the Indian market. The device comes with a 13 Megapixel Rear Camera with LED flash and autofocus. The key highlight of the smartphone is its front selfie shooter which comes with 20 Megapixel lens to capture great selfies.
It runs on Android Marshmallow 6.0 along with Funtouch OS 3.0. The smartphone has Octa Core MediaTek 6750 processor clocked at 1.5 GHz.
The smartphone has a slight price reduction from 18,999 to 17,999 on Flipkart
- Old Price – 18,999
- New Price – 17,999
Samsung S8 Plus
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus was launched in March 2017. The Samsung S8 Plus comes with 6.20 inches display with a resolution of 2960*1440 pixels at a PPI of 529. The S8 is powered by 2.35 GHz Octa-core, Samsung Exynos 8895 processor coupled with 4/6 GB of RAM. The phone comes with 64G/128 GB of internal storage.
The Smartphone is powered by 2.35 GHz Octa-core Samsung Exynos 8895 processor coupled with 4/6 GB of RAM. The phone comes with 64G/128 GB of internal storage.
After the launch of the Samsung Note 8 (6 GB RAM), the Samsung S8 Plus (6 GB RAM) has got a reduction in price from Rs. 74,900 to Rs. 65,500. The price cut is available on the 6 GB RAM and 128 GB storage version while the 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage version is still priced at Rs. 64,900.
The price cut is available on the 6 GB RAM and 128 GB storage version while the 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage version is still priced at Rs. 64,900.
The price of the smartphone is reduced to Rs. 65,900, after the recent launch of Samsung Galaxy Note 8.
- Old Price – Rs. 74,999
- New Price – Rs. 65,500.
Apple iPhone 6 (32 GB)
Apple iPhone 6 is still selling well despite a dated hardware. It comes with a 4.7-inch Retina HD display. The iPhone 6 has an A8 chipset which is accompanied by the PowerVR GX6450 GPU and has just 1 GB of Ram. The phone comes with an 8 Megapixel rear camera which offers above average camera experience.
There is also a 1.12 MP front selfie camera which is again not comparable to Android phones in this price range. The iPhone 6 has a price reduction from Rs. 28,999 to 25,999 on Amazon India for a limited time.
- Old Price – 28,999
- New Price- 25,999
Technical Specifications for Apple iPhone 6
- Processor – Apple A8 chipset with clock speed of 1.4 GHz
- GPU PowerVR GX6450
- RAM – Comes with Only 1 GB.
- Display Size – 4.7-inch (750×1334 pixels) Display .
- 32 GB internal storage, no option to expand.
- OS – iOS 11.
- Touch ID – Front button.
- Single Sim, NFC, 4G Volte.
- 8 Mega pixel rear camera with true tone flash.
- 1.2 MP front selfie camera.
- 1810 mAH Capacity Battery
- Sleek measuring 6.9 mm in thickness.
- Price Rs. 25,999 or $380.
Lenovo Z2 Plus
Lenovo Z2 Plus smartphone was launched in last year in September. The mobile was initially priced at Rs. 20,000 but after a series of price cuts it is now available for just Rs. 10,300 for the 64 GB version.
If you wish to buy the 32 GB version, can grab that for just Rs. 9,700 from Amazon. The Z2 Plus was a really exciting phone when it was launched as it comes with the top of line Snapdragon 800 series processor – SD 820.
There is also 4 GB of Ram and it comes with a decent pair of camera at the back and front. The 5.0 Inch display makes it really portable for those who don’t like very large displays. But it is bulky as there is large 3500 mAH battery fitted inside the smaller body.
Overall it is a good deal for the current price. We reviewed the mobile back then, you may like to see the detailed review and camera samples for the phone.
- Old Price – Rs. 14,999
- New Price – Rs. 11,999
So that’s All about the phones which are available at a reduced price in India, you can read more about these and can choose to buy what fits into your budget and based on the features you want in your next mobile.
I have also written about some essential features that you need to have in your Next Phone for 2018 or beyond, can read that here.