Amazon Great Indian Festival sale will begin from October 17, the e-commerce giant has announced. This is one day after Flipkart’s Big Billion Days 2020 sale that is kicking off October 16. However, the Amazon sale will start for Prime members 24 hours early. This means that Prime members will be able to avail deals and discounts of the Amazon Great Indian Festival sale a day before other customers. In terms of offers, Amazon will bring offers on various mobile phones and accessories as well as electronics.

Amazon Great Indian Festival 2020 Sale to Kick Off October 17, Prime Members to Get Early Access

Customers making new purchases during the Amazon Great Indian Festival sale will be able to avail of a 10 percent instant discount using HDFC Bank cards and EMI transactions. There will also be a five percent additional cashback on the minimum purchase of Rs. 1,000 specifically for the customers purchasing their first order from the online marketplace.

Amazon will also promote small businesses during the Great Indian Festival sale by offering discounts on their products. Further, devices including the OnePlus 8T and Samsung Galaxy S20 FE will be amongst the new launches that will be available for purchase during the festive sale.

Amazon claims that over 1 lakh local shops and kiranas have been enabled by Amazon to serve customers during the festive season.

“Customers can look forward to over 900 new product launches from top brands. They can shop for deals every day across a wide range of categories including smartphones, large appliances & TVs, consumer electronics home & kitchen products, fashion& beauty, grocery and more,” the Amazon release mentioned.

Talking about the upcoming sale, Manish Tiwary, Vice President, Amazon India said, “This year’s Great Indian Festival is an opportunity for our sellers and partners to reach millions of customers across the country. Our sellers are excited and expect this to help them in accelerating their business. For our customers, our aim is to help them find everything they need during the festive season and deliver it safely to them.”

Customers can win daily shopping rewards worth 10,000, send gifts, and shagun money with Amazon Pay during the Amazon Great Indian Festival.

Flipkart last week had revealed the timeline of The Big Billion Days – which will commence from 16 October and will go on till 21 October. The company claims that the annual sale will be its flagship event of the year.

Amazon Great Indian Festival: Deals and discounts

During this festive sale, Amazon has announced that it will offer mobiles and accessories at massive discounts, accompanied with exchange offers, no-cost EMI, and total damage protection.

As for the electronics and accessories, Amazon is set to offer over 6000 deals across laptops, smartwatches, headphones, and camera devices. TVs and appliances are set to get up to 65% with additional support including an extended warranty at Rs 99 and 48 hours and scheduled delivery.

For itsEcho range of devices, Amazon will offer up to 50% discount on a range of smart speakers, up to 40% off on Fire TV Stick, and up to 40% off on smart displays.