Amazon Prime Day 2020 sale to go live on August 6 in India
Amazon on Tuesday announced that the much-awaited Prime Day sale will go live in India on August 6. The Prime Day sale has been exclusively designed for the prime members and it would offer discounts on a plethora of products including mobiles, laptops, gaming consoles, and more. It is also an attempt by Amazon to attract more and more people to become Amazon Prime members.
“Prime Day is back again this year offering a unique opportunity for our members, to discover joy with a two-day event (Aug 6,7) filled with best of deals, hundreds of new product launches, blockbuster entertainment, and more, all from the safety of their homes. We are super excited that members can start discovering joy early ahead of Prime Day and earn cashback every time they shop from tens of thousands of small businesses including local stores, karigars, and saheli entrepreneurs, while supporting their business in these challenging times,” Amit Agarwal, SVP & Country Manager, Amazon India said in a statement.
The Prime Day sale would begin at 12 midnight on August 6 and will last till August 7. Prime members will get exclusive discounts on products including smartphones, consumer electronics, appliances, TVs, kitchen, daily essentials, toys, fashion, beauty, and more. Amazon will also launch 300 new products during the Prime Day sale. Members will also get a 10 percent instant discount if they are HDFC Bank Debit & Credit Cards cardholders and also avail EMI transactions.
Along with offers on products, Amazon will also release new movies during the Prime Day Sale. The streaming app will get four new films including Birds of Prey, Shakuntala Devi, Gemini Man, and Bandish Bandits. Due to the coronavirus, the films are not releasing on theatres but on OTT platforms.
In order to access the deals on products and watch the latest movies, users will have to buy the Amazon Prime Membership first. The membership is available for Rs 129 per month or users can also opt for the yearly package costing Rs 999. This would also give them access to Amazon Prime Video, Amazon Prime Music apart from the deals and discounts on products.
Currently, the Amazon Grand Gaming days sale is live on the e-commerce platform. The sale offers discounts on gaming consoles, gaming laptops, gaming cards, keyboards, and gaming mouse. The sale went live on July 21 and it will go on till July 23.