Amazon Prime Day sales are usually held around mid-July every year. But in 2020, as you may be aware, it’s not business as usual. The Amazon Prime Day 2020 India edition is likely to be pushed to August due to ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Amazon Prime Day is one of the biggest shopping events of the year in India. During this annual sale, Amazon Prime membership holders get exclusive deals across categories on the e-commerce site.
For Prime subscribers, Amazon offers best-ever prices on several of its own ecosystem products like Echo Dots, Kindles, Fire TV sticks, etc. as well as on popular products from other brands. For instance, in 2019, Amazon Prime Day Sale 2019 India edition had up to Rs 10,000 off on Apple iPhone XR while the Asus ROG Zephyrus MGU502 laptop was available for 25-percent flat discount.
Amazon also offers discounts on prime memberships so usually Prime Day sale becomes the best time to renew or pickup prime membership for the very first time.
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Amazon Prime Day 2020 Sale FAQ
Amazon Prime is a subscription service from Amazon which offers several perks including free one-day delivery, free standard delivery, Prime early access to lightning deals, access to Amazon Prime Videos, Amazon Prime Music and Prime Reading.
Every year, Amazon celebrates its anniversary in the month of July. As a part of these celebrations, it holds a two-day-long shopping festival for its prime users on its e-commerce site. This year it will be marked as Prime Day 2020.
Amazon is yet to officially reveal Prime Day 2020 sale dates. Usually, Amazon holds the Prime Day sale on 15-16 July each year. However, this year Amazon is expected to schedule Prime Day Sale sometime in August.
Yes, for all Amazon shoppers, Amazon Prime subscription is required to avail deals and discount offers during Prime Day sale 2020.
One can sign up for Amazon Prime subscription here. There are two Amazon Prime subscription plans: monthly plan costs Rs 129 whereas the annual subscription costs Rs 999.
Amazon Prime Days Sale 2020: deals, discount offers & other expectations
The upcoming Amazon Prime Days 2020 sale will most likely offer big discounts on Amazon Echo and Kindle devices. Amazon usually starts offering discounts on its own ecosystem devices a week before prime day sale starts. Having said that, the best deal on Echo Dot (review), Echo Plus, Echo 5 (review), Fire Stick 4K, Kindle Paperwhite (review) and Kindle Oasis (review) e-book readers are usually on offer on the sale day itself.
The Prime Day 2020 Sale is also likely to present an opportunity to pick up OnePlus 8 Pro and OnePlus 8 at the lowest-ever prices. Apple iPhone SE 2020, Apple iPhone 12 Pro, and Apple Macbook Air can be part of a price discount feast.
We won’t be surprised if Amazon offers massive discounts on Samsung flagships including Galaxy S20 (review) series and Galaxy Note 10+ (review). The Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite (review), Samsung Note 10 Lite (review) could be up for grab at a discounted price. Samsung mid and affordable offerings such as Galaxy A51 (review), Galaxy A71 (review), Galaxy M31 (review), etc. could also hit their lowest ever prices during Amazon Prime Day 2020 sale.
Gaming console buyers could also expect some great deals on both the PS4 and Xbox One console during the prime day 2020 sale. As Sony and Microsoft set to announce their PS5 and Xbox Two consoles, existing consoles from both brands are expected to be on offer at lower prices.
Amazon India rival Flipkart usually tries to match Amazon Prime Days offers with its Big Shopping Days sale. So during the Prime Days Sale 2020 one can expect Flipkart to turn the heat up further with Big Shopping Days sale 2020.