The world of technology evolves at a very fast pace and whether to purchase your favourite now or to wait for the arrival of its next iteration is the question that perennially haunts all smartphone buyers. To help make their shopping decision easy and to also facilitate the upgrade, Flipkart has collaborated with Samsung to offer the Flipkart Smart Upgrade Plan that will be available during the Flipkart Big Billion day sale.
With the help of this plan, users will not only be able to purchase desired Samsung smartphones right now but will also be able to upgrade to the latest device in a year that too in a cost-effective manner.
What is the Flipkart Smart Upgrade Plan?
The Flipkart Smart Upgrade plan is a simple yet effective solution that empowers the users to use the latest and the best smartphone. It allows users to purchase select Samsung smartphones at their 70% price. This amount can be paid upfront via a credit card or users can even avail EMI’s on their cards.
After a year, in case you decide you upgrade your phone, all you need to do is to purchase the new phone and return the old one to Flipkart. That’s it. You will not be required to pay the balance 30% amount that was offered as an advance discount.
Though, if you like your phone very much and want to retain it even after a year, only then you need to pay off the balance 30% amount.
Thanks to this offer, upgrading your smartphones will become extremely easy and the users will be saved from the entire hassle of finding a buyer, negotiating the price and then selling the phone. With the Smart Upgrade plan, prices are not a deterrent in fulfilling aspirations and requirements anymore.
How does the Flipkart Smart Upgrade Plan work?
Purchasing a smartphone on Flipkart under the Smart Upgrade plan is extremely simple. Here is what customers must do:
- Select a Samsung Galaxy smartphone from the list of eligible premium and new launch phones for Smart Upgrade
- Add Flipkart Smart Upgrade Plan from the product page of the device
- Select the payment method as a credit card or credit card EMI on the payment page The plan benefits will be applied on the payments page automatically, however, it may vary for different products
- With the smart upgrade plan selected, you pay 70% of the original price, whether upfront or in easy monthly instalments
Which Samsung phones are eligible for Flipkart Smart Upgrade Plan?
Currently, three different Samsung phones in different price and usage segments that can be bought by paying just 70% of the total Flipkart BBD Special Price. These phones are Samsung Galaxy F41, Samsung Galaxy S20+ and Samsung Galaxy Note 10+.
|Model Name||Samsung Galaxy F41||Samsung Galaxy S20+||Samsung Galaxy Note 10+|
|Flipkart special price for BBD||₹15,499/ ₹2,584 EMI @ 6m||₹49,999/5,556 EMI @9m||₹54,999/ ₹6,111 @ 9m|
|Flipkart Smart Upgrade Offer||₹4,650||₹15,000||₹16,500|
|Amount Payable||₹10,860/ ₹1,810 EMI @ 6m||₹35,198/ ₹3,911 EMI @ 9m||₹38,998/ ₹4,334 EMI @ 9m|
What is the offer on these phones?
The Samsung Galaxy F41 comes equipped with a 6.4-inch Full HD+ Display. It is powered by the Exynos 9610 chipset coupled with 6GB of RAM and up to 128GB of internal storage. This phone is ideal for people looking to get a power-packed performer under a strict budget.
It is priced at Rs. 19,999 and will be available at a Flipkart Big Billion Day special price of Rs.15,499. To purchase this phone under the Smart Upgrade plan, the amount that needs to be paid is just Rs. 10,860. This can be paid in one go or in the form of 6 installments of Rs. 1,810 via your credit card.
In case you plan to upgrade the phone via Flipkart in the next 12 months, you get a straight forward discount of the balance amount of Rs. 4650, though you will need to return the current phone back to Flipkart. Should you, however, decide to retain the phone only then this amount becomes payable to Flipkart. A nominal program fee of Rs. 11 is also payable to avail this offer.
Coming to the Samsung Galaxy S20+, this flagship phone comes with top of the line specifications with the Exynos 990 chipset, 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The phone can support memory expansion up to 1 TB via a Micro SD card and is ideal for professionals as well as gamers who love to play graphic intensive games on their phones.
While the regular price of the phone is Rs. 83,000, it will be available at a Big Billion Day special price of Rs. 49,999 during the sale period.
The phone can either be bought by paying the entire amount of Rs. 49,999 in one go or on 9 equal installments of Rs. 5,556. In case you want to purchase this phone under the Smart Upgrade plan, all you need to pay is just Rs. 35,198 – upfront or in the form of 6 installments of Rs. 3,911.
Here as well, the balance amount of Rs. 15,000 becomes a straightforward discount in case you upgrade your smartphone via Flipkart in the next 12 months, though you will need to return the current phone back to Flipkart. However, if you plan to retain the phone only then this amount becomes payable to Flipkart. A nominal program fee of Rs. 199 will be applicable to participate in this offer.
The last one is from the classic Note series of Samsung. The Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ is ideal for people who love to consume media on the go thanks to the large display or professional users.
Boasting 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage, the phone is a pocket-sized powerhouse and the bundled S-Pen helps you bring your creativity to the fore. The smartphone, priced at Rs. 85,000, will be available at a Big Billion Day special price of Rs. 54,999 during the sale period.
It can either be bought by paying the special price in one go or on 9 equal installments of Rs. 6,111. In case you want to purchase this phone under the Smart Upgrade plan, all you need to pay is just Rs. 38,998 upfront or in the form of 6 installments of Rs. 4,334.
If you decide to upgrade your phone in the next 12 months via Flipkart, the balance amount of Rs. 16,500 a straight forward discount, remember you will also need to return the current phone to Flipkart. In case you plan to continue using the Note 10+ after a year, only then this becomes payable to Flipkart. The program fee of Rs. 499 will be applicable to participate in this offer.
For those unaware, Flipkart Big Billion Day sale is an annual mega-sale where the company offers discounts on all the latest smartphones sold on the platform. As always, you will be able to buy your favourite gadgets and phones during the sale period which is October 16 till 21 while the Flipkart Plus customers will get early access starting October 15 – 12 pm onwards.
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