In today’s technology news, Amazon is hosting its Summer sale with deals on several products including smartphones. The sale will be held from May 4 to May 7 during which SBI credit and debit card users can avail 10 per cent instant discount. Amazon Prime members get early access to deals, starting 12 noon on May 3.
Smartphones will get up to 40 per cent off. OnePlus 6T will be available with Rs 9,000 off, while Apple iPhone models including iPhone X, iPhone XR, and iPhone 6s will get up to Rs 29,900 off. More smartphone deals include Rs 1,000 off on Samsung Galaxy M20, up to Rs 8,000 off on Honor smartphones, up to Rs 17,000 off on vivo smartphones. In addition, Redmi 7 and Redmi Y3 flash sales will be hosted daily during the sale at 12 pm and 3 pm respectively.
Technology News Highlights: Amazon Summer sale from May 4 with up to 40% off on mobiles, OnePlus 7 Pro image render leaks, and more
Sony GTK-PG10 Bluetooth speaker with four cup holders launched at Rs 19,990 in India
Sony has launched a new Bluetooth party speaker, dubbed as Sony GTK-PG10 in India for a price of Rs 19,990. The Sony GTK-PG10 is the first of its kind which comes with four dedicated cup holders on a splash-proof top panel.
The Sony GTK-PG10 has been shaped in the form of a cube and comes with built-in handles for transporting from one place to another. The speaker can also be mounted on a tripod. Read more about the GTK-PG10 here.
New teaser shows notchless display for Asus Zenfone 6 ahead of May 16 launch
Asus is set to launch the Zenfone 6 later this month on May 16 at an event in Valencia, Spain. Ahead of the official debut, the company has put out a teaser on its Twitter account, which reveals the front panel of the upcoming device.
Going by the teaser, Asus Zenfone 6 will have a notchless display and a possible pop-up front camera. In its tweet, Asus said, “Embrace the extraordinary revolution. #ZenFone6 #DefyOrdinary”. Read more on Asus Zenfone 6 smartphone here.
Samsung Galaxy A and Galaxy M series now available with discounts and offers
Samsung Galaxy A30 gets an instant discount of Rs 1,500, bringing the effective price of the phone down to Rs 15,490 from Rs 16,990 earlier. The Galaxy A20, which was priced at Rs 12,490 will now be available at Rs 11,490, after an instant discount of Rs 1,000. Samsung Galaxy A10 will get an instant discount of Rs 500 and will be available at Rs 7,990.
Samsung has tied up with Amazon India to offer Galaxy M20 with an instant discount of Rs 1,000 during Amazon Summer Sale, bringing down the effective price of the smartphone to Rs 9,990. The price is for the 3GB RAM 32GB storage variant. The 4GB RAM and 64 GB storage variant of Galaxy M20 will be available at a price of Rs 11,990. Read about the full offers on Samsung phones here.
Amazon Summer sale: Deals and discounts on Xiaomi smartphones
Xiaomi smartphones will also get deals during the sale. Redmi 7 and Redmi Y3 smartphones, which were launched earlier this month will be available via flash sale every day at 12 pm and 3 pm respectively. Redmi Y3 price starts at Rs 9,999, while Redmi 7 is priced starting at Rs 7,999.
People purchasing Redmi 6A with Amazon Pay balance will get Rs 500 cashback. Mi A2 both the storage models will get a price drop of Rs 1,000 in addition to Rs 1,000 cashback if users exchange an old smartphone for Mi A2.
Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro and Redmi Y2 will also get discounts. Both the storage models of Redmi Note 5 Pro and Redmi Note 6 Pro will be available with Rs 2,000 discount. Read full offers on Xiaomi smartphones here.
Amazon Summer sale: OnePlus 6T gets up to Rs 9,000 off
The 8GB RAM 256GB storage model of OnePlus 6T will be available at a price of Rs 31,499 with up to Rs 9,000 off during the sale. This also includes Rs 1,500 instant discount on SBI debit and credit cards. OnePlus 6T is the company's last year flagship, which comes with a notched display, in-display fingerprint sensor, 16MP front camera, and a Snapdragon 845 processor. Read our full review of OnePlus 6T here.