Hand-Picked Smartphone Deals From Amazon And Flipkart Diwali Sale

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Looking for the last minute Diwali deals on smartphones? You have landed on the right page. Flipkart and Amazon India are back with cracking discounts just in time for the festive season. The sale has gone live today and will end on October 25. This time around, the biggest e-commerce portals in India are offering the year’s best deals so far. And to ensure that you don’t get lost in a sea of offers and deals, we have compiled a list of hand-picked deals for you:

Oppo K1

Deal Price: Rs 9,990
The Oppo K1 reached the Indian shores back in February. Priced at Rs 16,990 during the launch, the never really topped the list of desired phones. However, now with a flat Rs 7,000 off its price, the Oppo K1 is a killer deal under Rs 10,000. Additionally, you can avail an additional Rs 1,000 discount on SBI cards. The Oppo K1 comes with a trendy gradient back. It sports 6.4-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display, rarely found on a budget phone. The screen also holds an in-display fingerprint sensor. The phone is powered by Qualcomm’s 14 nm Snapdragon 660 chip. This particular model comes with 4 GB RAM, 64 GB internal storage, and a microSD card slot. In terms of optics, you get a 16 MP rear camera with a 2 MP depth sensor to keep it a company. The device draws power from a 3,600 mAh battery. The only downer comes in terms of software, which is still stuck on Android 8 Oreo with Oppo’s ColorOS on top.

Oppo K1

Redmi Note 7 Pro

Deal Price: Rs 11,999
It has been quite a long time since the Redmi Note 7 hit the stores in India. Yet, it somehow remains one of the best all-rounders in the budget segment. What makes it even better now is the discounted price of Rs 11,999. The phone features a 6.3-inch Full HD+ IPS (In-Plane Switching) display. It is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 675 chipset. For the shutterbugs, Xiaomi has thrown in a dual camera in 48 MP + 5 MP configuration. Moving onto the front, you get a 13 MP selfie camera. The phone holds a 4,000 mAh battery. On the software front, you get MIUI 10 based on Android 9 Pie.

Redmi Note 7 Pro

Redmi K20 Pro

Deal Price: Rs. 24,999
The Redmi K20 Pro is one of the best mid-range devices in the market. What’s even better is that the phone is now available for Rs 24,999, as opposed to its launch price of Rs 27,999. The Redmi K20 Pro features a premium glass sandwich design with splash-proof coating. Owing to its pop-up selfie camera, the K20 Pro has a full-screen display. Speaking of which, you get a 6.4-inch AMOLED panel with Full HD+ resolution. The handset is powered by the Snapdragon 855 chipset. The base model offers 6 GB RAM and 128 GB storage. For the shutterbugs, there’s a 48 MP rear camera alongside an 8 MP telephoto lens, and 13 MP wide-angle sensor. The phone supports 4K 60 fps video recording. Moving onto the front, you get a 20 MP camera. The phone packs in a 4,000 mah battery with 27 W fast-charging support. On the software side of things, you get Android 9 Pie with MIUI on top.

Redmi K20

Asus 6Z

Deal Price: Rs 27,999
Asus, known for its laptops, have been doing quite good in the smartphone market. Especially, its design prowess can give major smartphone brands a run for their money. The Asus 6Z is not only a great phone but also features a unique swivel camera that can switch between rear and selfie mode seamlessly. The phone features a 48 MP main camera with a 13 MP wide lens to keep it company. The Asus 6Z is powered by Qualcomm’s latest high-end Snapdragon 855 chip. It features a 6.4-inch Full HD+ IPS screen. The device houses a 5000 mAh battery with 18W Quick Charge 4+ support. The 4G VoLTE handset comes with dual SI support. Other connectivity features include dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C port, 3.5 mm audio jack, and a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. On the software front, the handset offers Android 9 Pie with ZenUI 6 on top. Available for around Rs 31,999 a few months ago, the Asus 6Z is now a sweet deal for Rs 27,999.

Black Shark 2

Deal Price: Rs 29,999
If you are looking for a perfect weapon to enter a deathmatch in Call of Duty, look no further than the Black Shark 2. Backed by Xiaomi, this gaming smartphone brand has built an impressive handset. The phone is fueled by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 chip. To deliver sustained performance, the phone is equipped with several heat dissipation plates, nano-composite graphene, and vapor cooling pipe. The base model comes with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB internal storage. The phone isn’t quite made for photography, but you do get a decent 48 MP rear camera on the back. For selfies, there is a 20 MP front-facing shooter. The phone draws power from a 4,000 mAh battery with 27 W fast charging support. The Black Shark 2 runs Android 9 Pie with almost no UI customization. It does, however, offer the Shark Space gaming mode. It frees up processing power and RAM to deliver the best possible gaming performance. During its launch, the Black Shark 2’s pricing was on the higher side. But now in this Diwali sale, you can get it for Rs 29,999.

Xiaomi Black Shark 2

Galaxy Note 9

Deal Price: Rs 41,000
Here’s the one for those looking to get the bragging right to owing a flagship device, even if it is not the latest one. Despite being a year old, Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 is still a terrific handset loaded with features. For starters, you get a stunning 6.4-inch Quad HD+ AMOLED display curved on both sides. It is powered by Samsung’s in-house Exynos 9810 octa-core chipset. The particular model we are recommending comes with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB internal storage. On the photography front, you get a 12 MP dual camera setup with OIS (Optical Image Stabilization). For selfies, the phone has an 8 MP front-facing snapper. The Galaxy Note 9 pack-in a 4,000 mAh battery. And let’s not forget Samsung’s S Pen stylus that connects over Bluetooth. It can now be used as a remote camera shutter, media playback remote, or controlling a slide during the presentation.


Chandrakant is a sci-fi movie aficionado and wannabe space explorer. He writes about consumer technology for bread and butter. He has worked with some of the esteemed publications like PCMag, TechTree, Asian Age, Deccan Chronicle, NDTV Gadgets, and more.

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