While Amazon is hosting the last day of its smartphone sale, Flipkart is offering discounts on laptops in a limited-period promotional sale aimed at students. Calling it the “Back to College Laptops” sale, Intel-powered laptops are being sold starting at Rs 9,999, according to the Flipkart website. Open from June 20 to June 22.
Flipkart’s sale includes laptops from Apple, HP, Dell, Acer and Asus. “Some of the best laptops for college students in India are available right here at the best deals and offers online. Students need not spend a fortune for buying high-end laptops,” the e-tailer said on its website – flipkart.com.
Flipkart’s laptop sale includes products specially designed for engineering and architecture students, besides gaming laptops.
In the budget laptops category, Flipkart was offering Iball Atom branded laptops from Rs 9,995. EMI or estimated monthly instalment plans from banks including ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, HDFC Bank and Kotak Bank were available starting at Rs 485 per month.
“An engineering student will be required to install software programs like CAD, AutoCAD, ANSYS, Solidworks, MATLAB and the like for his various designing and project related works… An i5 core processor, a RAM of minimum 8GB, hard disk space of minimum 500GB are mandatory requirements. You can go for engineering laptops like HP 15 Core i5 6th Gen Notebook, Lenovo core i5 7th Gen Notebook or any such model,” the Flipkart website noted.
The cheapest offering in the sale is the Acer One 10 Atom 2-in-1 laptop priced at Rs. 9,999. The Intel Core i5 laptops start at Rs. 38,990 with the option to exchange your old laptop for up to Rs. 7,000.
The Intel Core i3 laptops start at Rs. 22,990 with up to Rs. 3,000 extra off on these laptops. 2-in-1 laptops start at Rs. 23,990, while there is up to Rs. 20,000 on exchange on gaming laptops. The Apple MacBook Air Core i5 5th Gen laptop is priced at Rs. 58,000 with extra 5 percent off on Axis Bank Buzz credit cards. You can check out all the deals on laptops here.