Fifteen Smartphones That Got A Price Cut
The smartphone market is one that is constantly evolving and buyers need to keep a tab on prices of various models. Here are some smartphones that have had their prices slashed and are more affordable now (slightly).
The Nexus 5X was launched for Rs. 32,000/- and has since then seen its price drop by Rs. 10,000, within just a month of its launch in India. Certainly worth the money for those looking for a budget phone.
Moto G- 3rd Gen
This affordable and user friendly Motorola smartphone dropped to around Rs. 8,000 after launching at almost Rs. 10,000 before that.
Another Motorola handset to receive a drop is the Moto G Turbo, which served as a competitor to the Moto G and was very popular with buyers. Launched at Rs. 14,499, Moto G Turbo is now available for Rs. 12,499.
This affordable and power-packed device grabbed a lot of attention and dropped by Rs. 1,000 to be priced at a lowly Rs. 12,000, becoming an instant favourite with buyers.
Apple’s flagship handset is now available between Rs. 48-52,000 (still considered rather pricey), originally launching at a staggering Rs. 62,000.
Following in the footsteps of the 6S, the 6S Plus model dropped by Rs. 2,000, having originally launched at Rs. 59,000.
This dual-sim phone released by HTC got a price cut of Rs. 1,000 and is selling at Rs. 17,000.
Another dual sim phone by HTC to receive a price cut, this handset dropped to Rs. 14,000 after being launched at close to Rs. 16,000.
Sony’s flagship Z5, possessing the best camera in the market (23 megapixel) dropped a staggering Rs. 10,000 (best buy price value) from its original value of Rs. 53,000.
The hugely popular and critically acclaimed Galaxy S6 saw a price cut of Rs. 14,000, having originally being launched at Rs. 50,000.
The S6 Edge, like its S6 counterpart, received a price cut as well. It dropped to Rs. 40,000, having originally being priced at Rs. 59,000. This made it even more appealing to smartphone buyers and has seen it become an instant success for Samsung.
Being launched originally at Rs. 50,000, the LG G4 Dual saw a huge price cut to around Rs. 34,000, making it slightly more affordable for smartphone buyers who are loyal to LG products.
The LG G Flex 2 witnessed a mammoth price cut of Rs. 30,000, having being launched at close to Rs. 55,000, thus increasing its chances of becoming a more affordable option for buyers.
The HTC One E9+ was launched for Rs. 36,760 and is now priced at Rs. 28,900, serving as an alternative option to the Nexus 5.
The Yuphoria dropped from Rs. 8,090 to Rs. 6,499, making this slightly unheard of phone more cost-effective for low-budget buyers and providing stiff competition to Moto E and Moto G as well.
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by techtalks @TechTalks June 9, 2016 5:32 AM UTC