Diwali is just around the corner, and the country’s excitement for Diwali shopping season is soaring, after all, this festival is all about lights, gifts and investment. And the excitement doubles when you see festive offers and discounts on the things you wish to buy.
Fortunately, various brands and companies have gone all out to prepare for the shopping craze that will surely continue through the month of October. As these companies vie for shoppers’ attention with promotions and discounts, shoppers are finding themselves inundated with endless advertisements guaranteeing great savings. To make things easier for you, below is a list of some such offers:
Philips TV and Apple TV come together this festive season
This Diwali, a new range of Philips LED televisions comes paired with features of Apple TV, to provide first of its kind consumer offer in India. Users can now make the most of the iTunes store, video streaming, music library and more by connecting their Philips Televisions with Apple TV Box.
Viewers can stream content on their Philips widescreen TV from their iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch using AirPlay by connecting an Apple TV box.
Other than that, the Philips LED television allows access to features such as pixel precise HD engine, 20-watt incredible surround sound, and perfect motion rate of 240 Hz, Full HD and HDMI ports.
The exclusive consumer offer, priced at Rs 29,990 onwards, will be available in the market only for a limited period.
Grand Diwali Mela
As we move into the festive season of Diwali, GroupM along with Google, Amazon.in, LINE Messenger and a host of other brands across various categories is bringing a unique online carnival for Indian consumers. It allows users from across India to try out everyday products through samples at Rs 1, play games that are in sync with the cultural moment, stream our favorite movies for free, and watch great content from the upcoming film Happy New Year.
To participate, users can visit www.granddiwalimela.com from early October till the end of Diwali festivities.
Kingston gold plated USB drive
Kingston is celebrating Diwali this year by introducing a limited edition 24 carat gold plated DataTraveler GE9 USB drive, which has a symbol of Lord Ganesha engraved on it. This is a good gifting option to share memories and the best way to add a golden touch to new beginnings. This limited edition DataTraveler GE9 USB drive is now available at all leading online and retail stores for an MRP of Rs 700. It is also backed by a 5-year warranty and free technical support.
Flipkart Electronics Mela
Flipkart is hosting an electronic mela this festive season, with massive discounts on smartphones, camera, televisions, home appliances and more. In addition to the discounts, Flipkart is also holding a App lucky draw, where the lucky ones can win 3days/2nights holiday packages.
Flipkart is also offering an additional cash back offer on purchases made by an SBI card.
OPPO Mobiles Diwali contest
OPPO India is all set to make this Diwali season more exciting with their Social Media Diwali contest. The contest, that commenced on October 15, 2014, allows users to win the Diwali Bonanza – home digitization products worth Rs 5 lakhs as the grand prize and 10 other lucky winners can take home OPPO N1 (worth Rs 32,990) exclusively signed by superstar and OPPO brand ambassador Hrithik Roshan.
OPPO Fans who buy OPPO Mobile Phones from online and offline channels starting 17th October till Diwali are eligible to participate in the contest. All they have to do is visit the OPPO Facebook page and provide few details on the contest application. Thereafter, they have to submit a video, audio or a text message to impress Ollie, OPPO’s mascot with their innovative Diwali wish. The user that impresses Ollie the most earns the chance to get their home digitized.
UC Browser shopping festival
UC Browser, is holding a 15-day ‘Diwali Shopping Festival’ where shoppers can get the best deals and biggest discounts on items from India’s largest e-commerce websites, all in one place. UC Browser’s Diwali Shopping Festival allows Indian shoppers to browse and compare all offers from multiple online stores to maximize savings.
To connect with the loved ones during this auspicious occasion, Line messenger allows its users to exchange free instant messages with friends whenever and wherever, with one-on-one and group chats. LINE is available on all smartphone devices (iPhone, Android, Windows Phone, Blackberry, Nokia) and even on your PC. For the special occasion, LINE has a surprise packed for its users. Line now allows its users to make inexpensive calls to fixed lines and mobile numbers. Along with that, the new version of LINE allows users to find stickers and emoji just by entering text.
LINE Messenger is also offering a SnapMovie feature, which lets user create movies made of video cuts together with background music.
Viber Diwali offer
Viber has announced a specially designed sticker pack for its Indian users for the festive season. The ‘Diwali Pack’ is Viber’s first customised sticker set for the Indian market and will be available across all platforms, free of cost.
The festive themed pack has 16 colorful stickers that will celebrate all aspects of Diwali, be it the crackers, diyas, or the delicious sweets! The set has a little something for everyone.
Cash back offer on Microsoft Lumia devices
Microsoft has made the festival merrier by giving consumers the opportunity to avail an assured cashback of Rs 1,001 on the Lumia 530, and Rs 1,501 for the Lumia 630 single SIM and Dual Sim.
The celebration continues as Microsoft Devices gives users the chance to get 100% cash back on purchase of select Lumia phones, namely the newly introduced Lumia 730, Lumia 830 and Lumia 930 along with flagship devices Lumia 1020, Lumia1520 Lumia 1320 and Lumia 925.
Amazon Diwali discounts
Online retail website Amazon.in is offering deals up to 70% off, with discounts on home appliances, clothing & accessories, gifts, gadgets and jewelleries. The e-tailer is offering an additional cash back offer on purchases made by Citibank cards.
With offers galore across a range of products, Deccan Chronicle wishes its readers a happy Diwali and a fun festive season.