"Samsung's flagship Galaxy S8 (64GB) will be available at a price of Rs 29,990 after a flat discount of Rs 20,000," Samsung said in a statement.
Panasonic will sell its 4G smartphone P91 at discount of 62 per cent for Rs 2,990 during the Big Billion Day (BBD) sale period. This smartphone is already available for Rs 3,999 at Flipkart's rival portal Amazon.
In the budget smartphone segment, priced below Rs 10,000 a unit, Oppo's sub-brand RealMe, Transsion's Infinix, Opp A71 will sell their handsets with discount in the range of Rs 2,000-Rs 4000 a unit on select models.
"Budget smartphone is one of our the fastest growing segments. In the run up to the festive season, we have witnessed a 100% growth, over the same period last year. This speaks for the growing appetite consumers have for technologically advanced products at affordable prices," Ayyappan Rajagopal, Senior Director Mobiles, Flipkart said on Friday.
Rajagopal has earlier claimed that the company has close to 65 per cent share in smartphones segment sold online expect this share to settle in the range of 70-75 per cent by after the festive season sale is over.
The BBD sale is starting from mid-night of October 10 but sale of smartphones will begin next day.