GST rate cut aftermath: Flipkart slashes price by 60% on TV, appliances; all details here
The online shopping portal has launched a new teaser highlighting the tagline ‘GST rate cutter is here’ where it says boldly prices of TV and appliances have dropped.
The new rates of 100 items under GST regime has become live now. The GST council last week decided to give relaxation to items right from sanitary napkins to electronic products, and had stated that the new changes will take place from July 27. The decision of the council was taken as a welcome move because it will increase consumption demand as the companies will pass on the benefit of reduced GST rate to consumers. Guess what! The benefits of new GST rates are already reflecting on Flipkart, as the e-commerce giant has slashed price of TV and other appliances like washing machines, refrigerator, etc by almost 60%. The online shopping portal has launched a new teaser highlighting the tagline ‘GST rate cutter is here’ where it says boldly prices of TV and appliances have dropped.
On Flipkart, prices of TV is starting to as low as Rs 5,099.
A Samsung Series 4 LED having 59cm is being now sold at Rs 10,999 compared to their previous market price of Rs 16,499 on Flipkart. Further, a Sony 59.9cm LED TV is sold at Rs 11,499 as against previous price of Rs 16,999.
LG 60cm LED TV is available at Rs 11,199 compared to previous price of Rs 15,000. LED TVs in brand name of MicroMax and Panasonic are being sold starting from Rs 8,299.
Going ahead, Samsung refrigerators are having starting price of Rs 10,899 in double doors. LG and Godrej refrigerators are being sold at a price of Rs 9,299 and Rs 12,899 respectively. Passive exchange offers were also available on these brands.
Furthermore, front loads washing machine were available at a starting price of Rs 14,499, semi automatic ones at Rs 6,499, fully automatic ones at Rs 10,499 and top loads from Rs 10,499 as well. Brands like Samsung, Bosch, LG and IFB all were having exchange offers and many discounts.
Under small appliances, Usha, Bajaj irons were offered at a starting price of Rs 399, while Eureka forbes vacuum cleaners had 50%, phillip, bajaj and more juice mixer or grinders had 65% off, usha phillips and more food processors had 35% and water geysers under brand of Hindware, Bajaj and more had 45% off.
In case, if you are planning to avail the benefits of GST new rates then make sure you are aware of the above mentioned deals on Flipkart in order to avail best offers.