NEW DELHI: E-commerce Company Snapdeal has signed a deal with American Express to offer their members a discount of Rs 10,000 in iPhone.
"….an instant Rs 10,000 off on Apple iPhone 7 and 7 Plus for American Express Card members. The offer will go live on Snapdeal at 00:00 hours on October 7, 2016," company said.
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iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus was unveiled last month in India at a price of Rs 60,000 across various e-commerce platforms.
This initiative will give special price offers to their users when they will purchase iPhone 7/7 Plus from Snapdeal.
"The discount can also be clubbed with the on-going exchange offers on the e-commerce portal on phones and zero cost EMIs", company added.
"We have entered into a strategic partnership with American Express and are excited to bring yet another much sought after and iconic product to our customers with an attractive offer," Snapdeal co-founder Rohit Bansal said.
The smartphones of Apple will also be available on e-commerce platforms like Flipkart and Tata CliQ as well.
The customers can buy smartphones from Tata CliQ through HDFC credit and debit cards (issued in India).
It will be available in 32GB, 128GB and 256GB storage variants in silver, gold and rose gold colours. The new jet black colour variant will come only in 128GB and 256GB variants.
While the 32GB smartphone will be available at Rs 60,000. The price of other smartphones has not been revealed yet.
iPhone 7 features a 4.7-inch display with 3D touch, while iPhone 7 Plus has a 5.5-inch Retina HD display with 3D touch. Both the smartphones are powered by a new quad-core Apple A10 Fusion processor, which it claims is 40 per cent faster than the previous generation. The iOS 10-powered iPhone 7 sports a 12MP iSight camera and 4K video recording. The iPhone 7 Plus has dual 12MP rear cameras — one wide-angle and a telephoto lens.
The cellphones come with IP67 rating, signifying the fact that it is water and dust resistant, a first for the Apple smartphone.
Over 11 million customers has purchased the products through Diwali Sale on Snapdeal which started on October 2.
"Snapdeal sold more than 11 million units during its Unbox Diwali Sale held from October 2-6, 2016. Fashion, home (general merchandise) and electronics were highest selling categories by volume in that order," company said.
"The Unbox Diwali Sale has been a great success for us on all metrics. We saw a 4 times increase of new users who shopped at Snapdeal as compared to last Diwali," Snapdeal co-founder and CEO Kunal Bahl said.