It’s that time of the year again when e-commerce portals in India go berserk with crazy deals and if you are looking for something specific, like a Smart TV, in this case, it might get confusing and you might get lost in the ocean of deals and miss out the best ones.
Fret not, we are here to tell you the best offers and discounts on Smart TVs on Flipkart and Amazon this festive season. Apart from the deal prices we mention, both Flipkart and Amazon have additional discount and cashback offers for specific credit/debit cards, so make sure you choose the right platform depending on which bank’s cards you have. You can also exchange your old TV for further discount. While Amazon has teamed up with SBI (debit & credit) for 10% instant discount (up to Rs 10,000), Flipkart has partnered with Axis (Debit & credit) and ICICI (credit only) for 10% instant discount (up to Rs 10,000).
Amazon’s Great Indian sale starts today (12 PM) for Prime members while Flipkart’s Big Billion Day starts at 8 PM today for Flipkart Plus members. Both will be open to the general public starting tomorrow (29th Sep) till 4th October.
Mi LED Smart TV 4A Pro (32)
This entry-level smart TV from Xiaomi comes with a 32-inch HD Ready panel and runs on Android TV along with Xiaomi’s PatchWall interface. There’s a 20W speaker onboard and you get 3 HDMI ports and 2 USB-A ports for connectivity. Xiaomi’s PatchWall interface is very user-friendly and offers one of the best software experiences on a TV which makes this a compelling option. The selling price is usually Rs. 12,499, but the Mi TV 4A Pro (32) will retail for Rs. 10,999 during the sale. The Mi TV 4C Pro on Amazon is very similar except for 4-star energy rating instead of 3-star on Mi TV 4A Pro.
Mi LED Smart TV 4A Pro (43)
If you want a moderately sized Full HD TV, the 4A Pro is a good option. Comes with the goodness of Android TV and PatchWall with support for all the apps from the Play Store. There is a decent quality 20W speaker on board and there are 3 HDMI ports and 3 full-size USB ports. Usually sells for Rs. 21,999, but will be available for Rs. 19,999 during the sale. If you are looking for a TV under Rs. 20,000 price range, this is a good option. Do note that there is a 40-inch variant of the new Mi TV 4A with FHD which retails for Rs. 17,999 so if you don’t mind the slightly smaller size, that’s an option as well. We will mention more about it in the Newly Launched section of this article in the end.
Vu Ultra Smart (32) HD Ready LED Smart TV
Vu has been making good TVs for a while now and if you are looking for a small and affordable smart TV, this 32-inch model from Vu can be a good choice. There’s support for Netflix and Prime Video and a 20W speaker onboard but the OS is proprietary, and it does not run on Android TV so the selection of apps is limited. Usually retails for Rs. 11,499 but will be available for Rs. 9,999 during the sale.
Samsung The Frame (55) 4K QLED Smart TV
Samsung is known to produce one of the best display panels and the QLED panel on the Samsung Frame is no different. You are going to get the best colors and contrast levels with this one and the 4K resolution makes it even more enticing. It runs on Samsung’s own Tizen OS, has a 40W speaker, 120Hz refresh rate and comes with 4 HDMI ports and 3 USB ports. The best part is that there’s both Amazon Prime Video and Netflix installed with 4K HDR support. The Samsung Frame will retail for Rs. 79,999 which is a very good deal if you are looking for a 55-inch TV with extremely thin bezels. If you have an older TV to exchange, you can get up to Rs 21,500 for that.
LG (49) Ultra HD 4K LED Smart TV
LG also makes some good TVs and this 49-inch variant with 4K resolution has a 60Hz panel and run on WebOS. LG seems to have added some additional AI ThinQ features to this TV. There is a 20W speaker on board and support for Netflix and YouTube out of the box. If you are looking for a decent 4K TV from a Tier-1 brand, this one from LG can be an option.
TCL (43) 4K Smart Android 9.0 TV with Alexa
TCL has been making affordable smart TVs for a while now and this 43-inch TV offers 4K resolution for a price that won’t burn a hole in your pocket. There’s support for HDR 10 which good and the TV runs on Android 9 out of the box which means you can install tons of apps from the Play Store. There’s also Chromecast built-in and Alexa makes it easy to operate the TV using just your voice. Usually sells for Rs. 26,990, so it’s a pretty good deal for Rs. 23,999.
TCL (55) 4K Ultra HD Smart TV with Alexa
This is essentially just a bigger version of the previous model from TCL. It’s a 55-inch 4K panel with Android TV and all the good stuff mentioned about the previous model. Usual selling price is Rs. 38,990, but it will sell for just Rs. 28,999 during the sale.
iFFALCONN (65) 4K UHD QLED Smart Android TV
Something comparable to the new OnePlus TVs is this iFFALCONN offering from TCL. The iFFALCONN 65V2A usually retails for Rs 99,999 but will be offered for a stunning discount on Flipkart during BBD sale. At Rs 69,990, it’s pretty much a steal. You ask why? Well, it’s a QLED panel with support for HDR 10 and has a 30W Onkyo speaker. Being an Android TV, it also natively supports Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Hotstar out of the box.
iFFALCONN (43) 4K UHD LED Smart Android TV
The latest K31 series from iFFALCONN will also go on sale on Flipkart during BBD. This one comes with the latest Android TV 9 out of the box and has support for 4K HDR 10. Netflix, Prime Video and Hotstar are natively supported. While the MRP is Rs 47,990, it will be up for sale at just Rs 25,999 which makes it a good deal. There is also 50 and 55-inch variants of the same TV if you are interested priced at Rs 30,999 and Rs 35,999 respectively.
OnePlus recently announced two new Smart TVs, the Q1 and Q1 Pro, both of which are 55-inch QLED 4K panels. Both TVs run on Android TV with Oxygen Play integration. The Pro variant has a retractable soundbar with a massive 50W output and the OnePlus Connect app makes it even more feature-rich. If you are looking for a premium TV with minimal bezels, OnePlus TV is a good option. You can watch our review of it here. The base model Q1 sells for Rs. 69,900 while the Q1 Pro will retail for Rs. 99,900.
Mi TV 4X Series
Xiaomi also recently announced 4 new TVs at their smarter living event and all 4 of them will go on sale on Flipkart as well mi.com starting midnight today. All variants of the Mi TV 4X have a 4K panel and will run on Android TV along with PatchWall. There’s also support for Netflix as well as Amazon Prime out of the box. The Mi TV 4X will be available in 3 sizes – 43, 50 and 65 inches with the prices being Rs. 24,999, Rs. 29,999 and Rs. 54,999 respectively.
These were our picks of the best Smart TV deals you can find this festive season on online portals. We suspect there will be more as the shopping festivals open officially, so stay tuned for more. As we said earlier, every platform has its own deals and offers for exchange as well as Credit/Debit cards, so make sure you choose the one that is most apt for you. Happy Shopping!