The Amazon Prime Day is back in action and will go live on July 16 to offer some of the best deals on a variety of items ranging from books to apparels to electronic appliances.
Much like the feeling of cruising through a crowded mall on a big sale day, Amazon Prime day shopping requires making lightning-fast decision making that can leave you convinced on some deals while absolutely disappointed on others.
This year, the E-commerce giant will run the sale for 36-hour duration. The sale will begin on July 16 at 12:00 pm and end on the July 17 at 11.59 pm.
Below is everything that you should know to make the most of Amazon Prime Day.
Amazon Prime Day 2018: Key Highlights
- The sale will be live for 36 hours starting from 12 Noon on July 16
- During the sales, there will be six flash sales where products will be heavily discounted.
- Amazon is offering a 10% instant discount on using HDFC cards. (Minimum purchase value not disclosed yet)
- 10% cashback on Amount Prime members load in the Amazon Pay wallet.
The rider is present in the name itself: One has to be a Prime member to avail the benefits of this sale day. If you are not a Prime member, you can subscribe to the Rs 129 monthly pack or the Rs 999 yearly pack. Amazon has terminated Prime membership free trials as of now.
It must be mentioned that Prime membership also entitles access to Prime Music and Prime Video apps.
Experience before you buy
Customers in Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, and Kolkata can experience products in special VR zones that Amazon has set up in top malls.
Apart from product launches, customers will get a virtual theatre experience and enjoy trailers of the 7 Prime Video titles premiering for Prime Day, including the latest Bollywood blockbuster Raazi and the all-new Amazon Prime Original series Comicstaan, in a virtual theatre experience.
Know what you should buy
While a lot of gadgets may find many takers, don’t expect great deals on Google and Apple products on Amazon Prime Day. That is because these two brands don’t offer much relief on their products on Amazon due to their market rivalry with the e-commerce giant that has its own range of gadgets.
Amazon’s own line of gadgets will see some captivating discounts owing to the liberty of sealing the deals in this case. Products like Amazon’s own line of Kindle readers, Fire tablets, and Echo speakers will be at available during the sale at unbelievably low prices.
You can also look forward to useful deals on old variants of TV sets, mobiles, and cameras, but the latest upgrades will not see fair deals until the next holiday sale.
Be prompt on lightning deals
Amazon Prime Day lightening deals are usually fantastic at their best and satisfactory at their worst. Therefore, if you spot a lightning deal on Prime Day sale, act quickly before the deal vanishes.
Alexa has your answers
Amazon Echo usually has a few secret tips to offer about Amazon sale day deals. In case you already have Amazon’s voice-controlled assistant, try questioning her about early Amazon Prime Day deals. Chances are high that she will reveal the deals several days in advance via a poetic or a cryptic message.
Amazon Prime Day: Best Discount Deals In India
Here is how you can check the list of deals that will feature during the Amazon Prime Day this month. This Prime Day, several products from various categories like electronic items, Home and Kitchen, Daily usage items, Sports and Fitness, Fashion and Lifestyle etc. will be launched additionally.
|Mobiles & Accessories||Up to 40% OFF|
|Electronics & Appliances||Up to 50% OFF|
|Daily Essentials||Up to 50% OFF|
|Home & Outdoors||Up to 70% OFF|
|Amazon Fashion||50%- 80% OFF|
|Books, Entertainment & more||Up to 70% OFF|
|Other Items on Discount||Extra discounts with Amazon Coupons|
You can also follow the official sale page for real-time updates.