Guidelines before buying a mobile phone from e-commerce websites

You have seen selling of different smartphones brands on the e-commerce websites like Flipkart, Amazon, and others due to aggressive pricing. Also, these websites offer an attractive discount with tons of offers like you can exchange within a limited period of time which is not available in stores. Even there are a variety of options like you can pay through the EMI option which is a lucrative offer whose earning is little less.

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But here we are going to talk about those things which you should pay attention while buying a phone from an online website:

1. Check out the prices first from all websites:

Different websites sell the same smartphones or iOS at different prices. So it will come as an advantage to you as you can find prices accordingly. Amazon.in, Flipkart, Paytm, Tata Cliq are some websites from where you can buy mobile phones.

2. Always read reviews good or bad and ratings:

Well, there are third parties also who sell mobile phones on the online shopping websites. So, always check for seller reviews and select the right seller before buying a phone.

3. Check whether the smartphone sold is new or old:

Sellers with lower rates attract the buyers to sell out their old stock so always check the device before buying.

4. Read out the actual warranty details with terms & condition before buying:

Before deciding to buy a new mobile phone online, check for warranty details and duration on accessories and the handset itself. Be sure to read the terms and conditions carefully.

5. Check out the payment discount with different banks:

You can find heavy cash backs and discounts when paying through a particular bank partnered with the e-commerce websites, so be a little smart here.

6. Always look for refund/return policies:

Before you buy, always read the terms and condition for returning the smartphone and also the refund policy of a particular e-commerce website to avoid any consequences later.

7. You can get lucky with Exchange offers

Most e-commerce website offer exchange deals for the latest smartphones. While it is not always that these deals are lucrative but sometimes the exchange deals are totally worth it. However, look out for the terms and conditions of exchange and return.

8. Always cross-checks the specification with official websites of mobile phones:

Specifications of your mobile phones can be a bit tricky and there are times when e-commerce websites can get the product details wrong. Always verify the specifications of the smartphone that you are buying with the official website of the brand.

Well, let us know if these guidelines are being helpful to you!

by Soniya Kaur | Thu, Sep 06 - 10:53 AM

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