It is 2021 and both Amazon and Flipkart have announced their first sales of the year. The first sales are happening in order to celebrate Republic Day in the country. Users will be able to grab deals and offers on a variety of products during the sales. As for Amazon, the Great Republic Day Sale will commence on January 20 and last till January 23. But Prime members can avail offers early than January 20. For Amazon Prime members, the company is giving a 24-hour window where users can order and avail sale offers starting from January 19.
Flipkart Big Saving Days will also start from January 20 but will last till January 24. Similar to Amazon’s 24-hour bonus window for Prime members, Flipkart sale starts early for its Plus members. Thus users with Flipkart Plus membership can shop at discounted prices starting from January 19.
This time, Amazon has tied up with State Bank of India (SBI) to offer additional discount. Using SBI credit card, shoppers can avail 10 per cent of instant discount. Similarly, Flipkart has joined hands with HDFC to give users some fringe benefits. So if you have HDFC bank cards, you can get 10 per cent of instant discount on Flipkart.
Let us talk about the deals which camera users can avail during the sales.
Amazon Great Republic Day Sale
–Amazon shies away from revealing exact deals. The company prefers to leave blanks in front of the offered prices as of now. Though some of the camera brands that users can avail heavy discounts on include Sony, Canon, Fujifilm and Panasonic.
–Camera users can actually expect great deals on Sony ZV-1, Canon EOS 1500D, Panasonic Lumix G7, DJI Osmo Action camera, GoPro Hero 9 Black, Fujifilm Instax Mini 11 and more.
–Amazon will also provide up to 80 per cent off on camera accessories during Great Republic Day Sale. This may include tripod, DJI gimbal, camera batteries, lighting equipment, camera bags and cases.
Flipkart Big Saving Days
–Canon EOS 3000D camera body along with 18-55mm lens will be available for Rs 28,999 instead of Rs 29,495. Launched in February 2018, the EOS 3000D aims at beginners. The camera features an 18-megapixel sensor.
–Canon EOS 200D Mark II camera kit will be available for Rs 64,576 during Flipkart sale days. The camera was launched in May 2019 and equips a 24.1-megapixel sensor. The company claims that the EOS 200D Mark II is one of the lightest DSLRs for photographers in Canon’s portfolio.
–Canon M50 camera body with single lens 15-45 mm will be available for Rs 51,769 instead of Rs 54,995. The camera launched in 2018. The company unveiled its successor Canon M50 Mark II in October 2020 for Rs 58,995 in India.
–Other cameras that will be on discount include Canon EOS 1500D, Fujifilm Instax Mini 9, Insta360 One R and more.