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#AzadiKiSale: e-commerce websites offer heavy discounts on gadgets for Independence Day

Shweta Sengar | Updated on: 13 February 2017, 3:40 IST

With India's 69th Independence Day round the corner, e-commerce giants have cashed in on the opportunity. Major e-tailers like Amazon, Snapdeal, Flipkart and more are offering heavy discounts and making cash back offers for an entire week from an array of gadget brands.

Here's a quick look at the best deals:

Snapdeal's #AzadiKeFayde

Google Nexus 5 Plus Chromecast

Google Nexus 5

Google's Nexus 5 is one of the company's best devices. Though its manufacture is now discontinued, it is still in demand. The phone has outstanding features, great hardware and easy access to updates on Android. On other websites, the phone is available for over Rs 21,000, while on Snapdeal it is selling at Rs 19,999. There is an add-on to the deal as well. The phone comes with Chromecast, a media streaming stick from Google. Chromecast is available separately for Rs 2,500.

Microsoft Nokia Lumia 530

Nokia Lumia 530- Fonearena

Photo: Fonearena

For budget smartphone seekers, Nokia Lumia 530 is the best buy. It is also one of the best smartphones for first-timers. Launched for Rs 7,349, Lumia 530 is available for Rs 4,299 during Snapdeal's Freedom Week. The smartphone has a 4-inch screen with a resolution of 854x480p and runs on the latest Windows 8.1.

It is powered with a 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 200 processor with 512MB RAM and comes with 4GB internal storage, 15GB OneDrive storage and supports 128GB microSD card.


Kindle Paperwhite 3G

Kindle Paperwhite

The e-reader, initially launched for Rs 13,999, is now available at Amazon for Rs 11,999. The Paperwhite has appealing features such as a battery life which lasts for weeks, a light weight and no screen glare in bright sunlight. Also, it offers free 3G without a monthly fee or annual contract.


Dell laptops

Dell Laptop

Dell is offering Jabong gift vouchers on the purchase of notebooks powered by Intel Core i3, i5 or i7 processors. The notebooks come with a three-year warranty and a secure PC pack, with a combined worth of Rs 10,999.

Buying a Dell Inspiron powered by AMD, Celeron or Pentium Processors? You'll get Jabong gift vouchers, a two-year warranty and a secure PC pack, with a total worth of Rs 7,999.

First published: 13 August 2015, 1:13 IST
Shweta Sengar @ShwetaSengar

Shweta covers Science & Technology for Catch Live at Catch News, scouring the Internet to bring readers items of interest, both serious and amusing. A foodie, photography enthusiast and globetrotter, she has also worked at The Economic Times before joining the Catch team. She studied Commerce at Kanpur University and has a PGD in Advanced Journalism from YMCA, New Delhi.