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Best of Diwali Deals: Top smartphones and tablets to purchase this Diwali

|November 2 2013 |Deals and Offers, Deals, deal alert

All this week, we have brought you the best deals on electronic devices for your festive shopping. So, now when the festival has actually begun and you still wish to own a gadget this Diwali, then this roundup of our Diwali Deals series is perfect for you.

To make your task even easier, check the deal of the device you badly want with the categorized listing based on the price-

Under Rs. 10,000 Samsung Galaxy Pocket Neo Nexus 7 (2012) Micromax Canvas 3D A115
Under Rs. 20,000 Micromax Canvas Turbo A250 Nokia Lumia 625 Samsung Galaxy Core Duos
Under Rs. 30,000 Nokia Lumia 925
Flagship Devices Sony Xperia Z1 Nokia Lumia 1020 Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Under Rs. 10,000

Samsung Galaxy Pocket Neo

Deal price: Rs 4,599 (Offered exclusively by Flipkart.com)

Regular price: Rs 6,000

Samsung Galaxy Pocket Neo

The Galaxy Pocket Neo is the least expensive Android smartphone with 3G connectivity and coming from Samsung it becomes the perfect device for Android beginners looking at a branded budget device.

The device comes with a 3 inch display with resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. It's powered by a 850 MHz processor coupled with a 512 MB of RAM. For storage, the device gets a 4 GB of inbuilt memory, which can be further expanded up to 32 GB using a micro SD card. It has a 2 MP camera at the back, which satisfies the need for casual photography. It houses Dual-SIM cards and is based on Google Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean operating system.

Overall, if you're looking for a budget device with fast internet connectivity, then you can't go wrong with Galaxy Pocket Neo.

Nexus 7 (2012)

Deal Price: Rs. 9999 (exclusively available on Flipkart.com)

Regular Price: Rs. 12000

Nexus 7

It’s easy to get misguided by the price of this tablet, but all in all the Google Nexus 7 is one of the fastest Android tablets around that is presently available at a bargain price. As the name says, it has a 7 inch IPS display with HD resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. The display is protected by scratch-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass. It’s powered by NVidia Tegra 3 Quad core processor clocked at 1.2 GHz complemented by a 1 GB of RAM. There is a 16 GB of internal storage which can be used for storing e-books, pictures, music and movies, but is non-expandable, which means you can’t add external memory card.

For connectivity needs, the device offers Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, NFC and GPS. Front-facing camera of 1.2 MP could be used for video conferencing. Being a Nexus device, the tablet offers stock Android experience and runs on Android 4.2 JellyBean OS.

Additionally, users will also get free e-books worth Rs. 1000 from Flipkart eBooks app with the purchase.

Micromax Canvas 3D

Deal price: Rs 7,809 (Offered exclusively by shopping.indiatimes.com)

Coupon Code: FLASHMOB0111

Regular Price: Rs 9,200

Micromax Canvas 3D

When it comes to 3D display bearing smartphones, the Micromax Canvas 3D is one inexpensive device users can buy in the Indian market today. The device originally launched carrying a price tag of more than Rs 10,000 but today it is available for a mouth watering price. The Canvas 3D comes with a glass less 3D display, which means users do not have to wear polarizing glasses to be able to view 3D content on this device. Along with all this the Canvas 3D is a good mid-ranged device apt for most modern day apps and games as well.

The Micromax Canvas 3D features a 5 inch display with an 800 x 480 pixel resolution and is powered with a dual core processor running at 1 GHz. The device gets 512 MB of RAM and 4 GB of onboard storage along with the option to expand the storage by another 32 GB.

For imagery, the device features a 5 megapixel autofocus camera at the back and a VGA camera in the front. For connectivity the device gets Dual-SIM connectivity with 3G over primary SIM and 2G over the secondary SIM.

Under Rs. 20,000

Micromax Canvas Turbo A250

Deal Price: Rs. 17,999 (Offered exclusively by shopping.Indiatimes.com)

Coupon Code: MOBFEST

Regular Price: Rs. 19,999

Micromax Canvas Turbo A250

Homegrown mobile brand, Micromax has unveiled its latest flagship Canvas Turbo A250 very recently, but online stores have come up with an exciting deal for this device as well.

It’s the first smartphone from Micromax to have a Full HD resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) on the 5 inches TFT display, resulting in a high pixel density of 441 ppi. Under the hood, it comes with a 1.5 GHz MediaTek MT6589 Turbo quad-core processor paired with a healthy 2 GB of RAM. It has an in-built storage capacity of 16 GB, however, with no option for memory expansion. At the back, it gets a 13 MP camera with LED flash, while a 5 MP front-facing camera is useful for video chatting.

All in all, Canvas Turbo can easily give a run for the money to even the top notch devices from other manufacturers.

Nokia Lumia 625

Deal Price: Rs. 14,390 (Offered exclusively by ManiacStore)

Regular Price: Rs. 19,999

Nokia Lumia 625

Lumia 625 is touted as the biggest Lumia ever launched in India thanks to its 4.7 inches display. At the budget pricing, the device also offers next generation 4G connectivity, which as of yet is .

The 4.7 inches IPS display offers good viewing angles and sports a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels. The screen is protected against minor scratches and damage by Corning Gorilla Glass. It’s powered by a 1.2 GHz dual core processor complemented by a 512 MB of RAM. In terms of storage capacity, the device has 8 GB of internal storage with the option of adding an external microSD card of up to 64 GB. The 5 MP primary camera of the Lumia 625 offers LED flash and capability of shooting Full HD videos at 30 fps. For video calling needs, it has a VGA camera at the front.

Samsung Galaxy Core Duos

Deal Price: Rs. 11,660 (Offered exclusively by shopping.Indiatimes.com)


Regular Price: Rs. 14,000

Samsung Galaxy Core

The Galaxy Core Duos leads the Samsung offerings in the mid-range segment under Rs. 15,000. It gets its name from the dual core processor it houses that runs at the clock speed of 1.2 GHz.

The smartphone features a 4.3 inch screen with WVGA resolution of 800 x 480 pixels resulting in a decent pixel density of 217 ppi. In the memory department, it has 1 GB of RAM which along with the process Snapdragon processor ensures smooth performance. It has onboard storage of 8 GB which can be expanded up to 64 GB via microSD card. Galaxy Core gets a 5 MP camera at the back with LED flash and a 0.3 MP front-facing camera for video calling.

Overall, Samsung’s Galaxy Core is a good buy with all the features for a budget Android smartphone.

Under Rs. 30,000

Nokia Lumia 925

Deal Price: Rs. 26,788 (Offered exclusively by Tradus.com)

Coupon Code: FLAT7

Regular Price: Rs. 33,499

Nokia Lumia 925

Lumia 925 brings something fresh to the Lumia portfolio of devices with colorful polycarbonate bodies. The aluminum frame running along the edges give the device distinct and premium appeal.

Similar to its predecessor Lumia 920, the device comes with a 4.5 inch PureMotion HD+ ClearBlack display with the resolution of 1280 x 768 pixels, offering 334 ppi pixel density. The device is powered by a 1.5 GHz dual core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor paired with Adreno 225 Graphics processor. It gets 1 GB of RAM and integrated storage of 16 GB, although there is no option for memory expansion. For shutterbugs, Lumia 925 is a delight with its 8.7 MP PureView camera with Carl Zeiss lens and a dual-LED flash for better imaging even under low-light conditions. It has a 1.3 MP front camera which can be useful for video conferencing needs.

Nokia has also promised a software update to the Lumia 925 which will bring features and apps from Lumia 1020.

Flagship Devices

Sony Xperia Z1

Deal Price: Rs. 37,439 (Offered exclusively by eBay.in, Seller- randeep_singh_arora)

Regular Price: Rs. 42,990

Sony Xperia Z1

Xperia Z1 is the successor to the Xperia Z released earlier this year and brings the best features from company’s Bravia TV and Cybershot cameras.

Similar to Xperia Z, the device sports a 5 inch Triluminos display with 1080p resolution, resulting in pixel density of 441 ppi. It is powered by Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor clocked at 2.2 GHz accompanied with a 2 GB of RAM. For storage it gets 16 GB of internal memory with option of expanding it by another 64 GB via microSD card. Xperia Z1 offers an impressive 20.7 MP primary camera with Sony’s G-Lens and Exmor-RS optics illuminated by an LED flash. There’s a 2 MP camera at the front that can be used for video conferencing. The smartphone is IP (Ingress Progression/ Protection from elements) 55/ 58 compliant which means it is dust resistant and water proof in 1 m depth for up to 30 minutes.

With this deal, you’ll also be getting a Flip Cover worth Rs. 2,999 and 2 months internet plan on Vodafone for free.

Nokia Lumia 1020

Deal price: Rs 43,694 (Offered exclusively by Shopclues.com)

Coupon Code: SC4NL49

Regular Price: Rs 49,000

Nokia Lumia 1020

Nokia with its PureView technology for smartphones has won several awards for best technology and hearts of millions for offering a brilliant camera phone. If you missed out on buying the older Nokia PureView 808 smartphone then, Nokia is again back with the iconic PureView camera and technology in its flagship Windows Phone 8 device the Nokia Lumia 1020.

Despite the fact that the Lumia 1020 features a mighty 41 Megapixel sensor based camera, the device is sleek with a 10.4mm thickness. The Lumia 1020 offers great visuals that can easily be compared with modern day cameras but inside a smartphone. Apart from the camera functionality the device itself is complete in every aspect and worthy of being called a flagship device. The display has been constructed using AMOLED technology with a WXGA resolution of 1280 x 768 pixels. To power the device up Nokia has used a dual core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor running at 1.5 GHz coupled with 2GB of RAM and 16 GB onboard storage. The storage can also be further expanded up to 32 GB using Micro SD cards.

Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Deal Price: Rs 44,445 (Offered exclusively by eBay.in)

Regular Price: Rs 48,000

Samsung Galaxy Note 3

The third generation Note series smartphone from Samsung the Galaxy Note 3 comes with a full HD resolution bearing display and a powerful Octa-core processor. The device is powerful enough to handle any and all high definition games with ease and has the looks to impress. The display on the Note 3 is constructed using Super AMOLED technology that offers better colour variance and contrast levels.
The Samsung Exynos 5 processor that powers the Note 3 comprises of 4 high performance cores running at 1.9 GHz and 4 power saving cores running at 1.3 GHz. These have been coupled with a meaty 3 GB of RAM for performance and faster application response times.

The Galaxy Note 3 comes with the S-Pen stylus that enhances it functionality and aids in productivity, as well. The User interface of the device has been tweaked for gesture related actions and s-Pen functionality.
There is a 13 megapixel camera at the back that offers full HD video recording at 30 frames/ second. At the front, there is a 2 megapixel camera that aids in high definition video calling, as well.

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