It’s just been weeks since the all new Galaxy Note 3 phablet was launched and Samsung ordered the slashing of prices of two of its Smartphones, Galaxy S III and Galaxy S4 mini, in India.
The Galaxy S III and Galaxy S4 mini are two of Samsung’s premium mid-range smartphones and it is not certain if the price cuts of these two smartphones is permanent or a limited period offer for the festive season.
After price slash, the Samsung Galaxy S III is now available for Rs. 25,400 as compared to the earlier 28,900. On the other hand, the Galaxy S4 mini, which was earlier priced at Rs. 27,990, is now available for Rs. 23,360 (16GB model). The above rates are as quoted at South Korean major’s official online store. If you compare the current rates with the earlier ones, you can see a price cut of about Rs. 4,000.
Moreover, both the smartphones can also be bought with discounts from online shopping websites like Flipkart. You can buy the Galaxy S III at Rs. 24,900, and the Galaxy S4 mini at Rs. 22,900 from Flipkart.
Galaxy S III was launched by Samsung in May 2012 and was available at a price of Rs. 43,180. Conversely, the Galaxy S4 mini, which is a mini version of Galaxy S – the flagship model of Samsung, was introduced in early half of 2013. This handset was available for Rs. 27,990 at launch.
Being festive season, the price slash is assumed as a limited offer opportunity but consumers are sure to grab this chance totally.
Blackberry also announced a similar price cut a few days back for Z10, its flagship smartphone in India. But the company specified clearly that is a limited period offer for the festive season. However, the company didn’t mention the duration till when the offer is valid.