Amazon announced the 2018 iteration of its ‘Amazon Freedom Sale’ which will run from the midnight of August 9 to August 12. Amazon is offering more than 20,000 deals on 2.500 brands over 200 categories, mainly on smartphones, fashion, electronics, large appliances, and TVs. The sale is open to all customers, unlike the Prime sale which was exclusively open to Prime members which ran last month. However, Amazon Prime Members can expect special deals and discounts during the sale.
What’s the deal
Amazon has partnered with brands like OnePlus, Vivo, JBL, LG, Philips, and Casio. To bring discounts to customers and has tied up with State Bank of India to offer customers an additional cashback of 10 percent when purchasing under the Amazon sale through SBI credit and debit cards.
Amazon Freedom Sale will bring up to 40% discount on mobile phones and accessories and there will be more than 50 offers as well as four new launches. Amazon is offering exchange discounts on models such as the OnePlus 6, Realme 1 6GB, Honor 7X, Moto G6, Samsung Galaxy Note 8, Huawei P20 Lite, Honor 7C, Moto E5 Plus, Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime, Vivo Nex, Nokia 6.1, 10.or G, Oppo F5, LG V30+, and Oppo F7 among others. On the part of new launches, there will be the Honor Play, Huawei Nova 3i, and BlackBerry KEY2. There will be up to 75% discount on power banks and 80% discount on cases and covers and 50% percent discount on chargers and 20& discount on Bluetooth headsets.
In addition to mobile handsets and accessories, the Amazon sale will bring up to 50% off on consumer electronics products with up to Rs. 25,000 off on laptops, 55% off on digital cameras, 40% off on TVs, 60% off on headphones, 45% off on printers, 40% off on fitness trackers, 40% off on smartwatches, and 25% off on desktops.
There will be up to 50% off on hard drives, memory cards, pen drives, Bluetooth speakers, and networking devices. It is also teased that there will be some reductions in the prices of the Intel Core i3 notebooks, Canon 1300D, BPL 43-inch full-HD TV, JBL 2.0 soundbar, JBL Go speaker, Seagate 2TB Backup Plus, 32GB microSD card, 64GB OTG pen drive, and Samsung Gear S3 during the Amazon Freedom Sale.
Amazon has also teased “great discounts” on Amazon Echo devices, Fire TV Stick, and Kindle e-readers throughout the sale. Also, Amazon Prime members will be able to access some exclusive deals and offers as well as get faster delivery options than regular customers. With up to 60% off for Prime members on PC accessories. The Garmin Vivofit 4 will be available to Prime members at a discounted price of Rs 4,799, which is marginal Rs 200 discount on the fitness band. More exclusive deals can be expected by Prime members.
Amazon is also hosting a contest around the Freedom Sale, with products worth Rs 4 lakh up for grabs. Some of the prizes include a OnePlus 6, A JBL Pulse 3 Bluetooth speaker, iPhone X, MacBook Air, GoPro Hero 5, HTC Vive and Nikon D5300.