Tech enthusiasts and geeks patiently wait for the festive sales of major e-commerce companies like Amazon India and Flipkart. At this year’s Amazon Republic Day Great Indian Sale, there are some interesting deals and discounts on smartphones that you don’t want to miss. In this article, we will explore some of the best smartphone deals at Amazon Great Indian Festive Sale 2016.

1. OnePlus X:


Featured with a 5-inch AMOLED Full HD display and touted as a premium handset, OnePlus X comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 SoC chipset, 3GB LPDDR3 RAM, 16GB eMMC storage in addition to a 2,525 mAh LiPo battery. The big advantage of OnePlus X is that you can expand the internal storage to up to 128GB. The handset ships with a primary camera based on ISOCELL technology with an 8MP front-facing shooter. The phone will be useful for people who prefer premium features at a price that they can afford.

Amazon is offering Rs. 2000 discount for OnePlus X as part of the Republic Day deal.

Price – Rs. 14,999

2. Xiaomi Redmi Note Prime:

Powered by a 3100mAH lithium-polymer battery which has the capability to deliver 38 hours of talk-time, Xiaomi Redmi Note Prime features a 5.5-inch HD IPS display, 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 quad-core processor, Adreno-306 GPU, 2GB RAM, 16GB storage in addition to dual 4G micro-SIM card slots. Redmi Note Prime will be useful for people who prefer a big display to navigate websites and also to access social media platforms like Facebook. Unlike other smartphones with stock Android UI, Redmi phones come with MIUI 7, which offers simplified navigation capabilities with support for localization.

For example, you can easily change the language from the list of several options based on your preference. Amazon is offering Rs. 1000 discount for the phone till January 23.

Price – Rs. 7,999

3. Apple iPhone 5S:

Capable of delivering a talk-time of up to 10 hours and standby time up to 250 hours, Apple iPhone 5S comes with a 4-inch multi-touch retina display, A7 processor, M7 coprocessor, 16GB storage, 8MP primary camera in addition to a 1.2MP front-facing camera with backside illumination sensor. The display includes an oleophobic coating that enables your phone to be free of fingerprints. You will be able to use the phone without any screen guards. The Apple iPhone 5S will be useful for people who prefer a small display but with premium features.

That being said, Amazon India is offering Rs. 12,814 discount for iPhone 5S till January 23. The phone is also available in Silver and Gold color variants but for a higher price.

Price – Rs. 22,186

4. Panasonic Eluga Icon:

Packed with 3500mAH lithium-ion battery, Panasonic Eluga Icon boasts a 5.5-inch IPS OGS HD display, 1.5GHz True Octa-core processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB storage, 13MP primary camera including 8MP front-facing shooter with support for Blink Play. The phone ships with ICON UI with iSense that enables you to make use of hand gestures to perform various tasks. Amazon is offering a discount of Rs. 3,991 for Eluga Icon.

Price – Rs. 9999

5. Motorola Moto E 2nd Generation 4G:


Featured with a 4.5-inch qHD IPS display and 4G support, Motorola Moto E 2nd Generation 4G variant features a 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 quad-core processor, 400MHz Adreno 306 GPU, 1GB RAM, 8GB storage in addition to a 2390mAH lithium-ion battery. While the primary camera comes with a 5MP sensor, the front-facing shooter has a 0.3MP sensor.

The phone will be useful for senior citizens who wish to use a medium range display with all the main features. You can grab the phone for a flat Rs. 1,000 discount. The 3G variant of this handset is also available on Amazon for a lower cost.

Price – Rs. 5,999

You can also purchase smartphones at a discounted price through lightning deals. However, the discounts will be valid only for a limited period. Sometimes, there will be crazy deals which expire within few minutes. Hence, you will have to keep an eye on the deals.

Amazon is also offering 15% additional cash back on the app and 10% on the website for all orders placed through Citi Bank cards.