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Weekly News Catchup | March 24, 2017

Missed the headlines? Catch up on the news that matters about Flipkart in this weekly news summary

FlipTales

Fliptales – How Flipster Prarabdh Awasthi scales the mountains of the mind

What does it take to cross the finish line in an Ironman challenge? Can it be achieved by forging nerves of steel, or constantly reinforcing one’s faith in that pursuit? Or is it beyond all that? Prarabdh Awasthi, Engineering Manager at Flipkart and conqueror of the Half Ironman challenge, goes on record about his 7-year journey at Flipkart and his passion off the grid

Tech

7 myths about smart wearable technology — busted!

Smartwatches and fitness bands are the poster kids of smart wearable devices, bringing information, stats and messages right to your fingertips at lightning-quick speed! But if you think devices are just for geeks, you’re plain wrong! We bust every conceivable misconception about smart wearables that’s probably got your mind in a bind.

Furniture

Easy apartment hacks to make your home look bigger

In a time where every square foot of property comes at a premium, it’s only essential to master the art of optimizing your living area to make it appear spacious and roomier. Here are 10 DIY apartment hacks to start with.

Weekly News Catchup | March 24, 2017

Fliptales – How Flipster Prarabdh Awasthi scales the m ...

7 myths about smart wearable technology — busted!

Easy apartment hacks to make your home look bigger

CUSTOMER STORIES

This gang of Wasseypur gets its thrills from shopping online

In quest of big tales from small-town India, Flipkart Stories ventures nervously to Wasseypur. In this coal town made darker by Anurag Kashyap’s films, we found Digital Indians hungry for more than just Bollywood and bullets

For these overjoyed Flipkart customers, No Cost EMI = No Stress EMI!

What’s the big deal about No Cost EMI? Why do Flipkart customers swear by it? We spoke to customers across India to see why they had chosen to pay via this innovative financing option pioneered by Flipkart. And we came away with glimpses into lives and peeks into these redeeming and humbling human stories

In Asansol, Flipkart customers innovate to beat delivery woes

The map of Digital India is ever expanding to accommodate the spread of e-commerce, but not without its share of growth pangs. In Asansol, West Bengal’s second-largest city, suburban customers find unique solutions to overcome last-mile delivery hurdles

How high-spending Indian women in metros found a friend in Flipkart

The modern Indian woman: uncompromising, quality-conscious, aware. Running her own business, running the house, running a company — she’s always on the move. Saving on time and money, she’s taken to the Internet when it comes to shopping, but what makes her choose Flipkart time and again? We spoke to the highest spenders from Indian metros who’ve found a friend in Flipkart to get the answer, and bring you a slice of their inspiring lives.

In Makhu, Punjab, Flipkart steps into a new customer’s shoes

During Big Billion Days 2016, a young man in Makhu, Punjab shopped online for the first time and ordered a pair of sneakers. Flipkart Chairman Sachin visited the village of Joge Wala to meet this new Flipkart customer and deliver the shoes in person. Read this extraordinary story

Flipkart’s most loyal customers explain why they keep coming back

What keeps Flipkart customers loyal? A good first impression. Finding an avenue to pursue a passion. Getting a great deal. Finding that one thing they were looking for. These are some of the positive experiences that keep customers coming back to Flipkart. From Meerut to Mumbai, Allahabad to Kolkata, the most loyal customers speak out about their Flipkart journey. Laced with recollections and joyful anecdotes, this is a story of unwavering faith in one of India’s most loved homegrown brands.

SAFE SHOPPING TIPS

Fake reviews on Flipkart? Read this before you believe them

Are fake reviews and false ratings being used to promote products sold on Flipkart? Who posts fake reviews? While shopping on Flipkart, how can you differentiate between reviews left by genuine customers and fake reviews planted by scamsters? Read this article to learn more about which reviews to trust

Are fake products sold on Flipkart? Here are the authentic answers

Is there any truth in the ongoing online debate over Flipkart selling fake products ? Have you taken any serious effort to understand the real facts behind these claims? Find the answers right here.

Does Flipkart sell fake perfumes? Your questions answered

Are you concerned about fake perfumes on Flipkart? This Q&A will address your worries and help you shop with confidence for the fragrance brands that you love

Flipkart product returns process – How it works

This simple guide will help you understand how the Flipkart product returns process works, making your shopping and returns experience smooth and convenient

How to track your Flipkart order

Wondering what’s happening with your Big Billion Days purchase? Here’s an easy guide to help you track your order

Follow these tips before buying big furniture online

Concerned about buying big furniture online? Follow these useful tips and suggestions for worry-free shopping

LATEST IN MOBILES

The master of all Moto devices – the Moto G5 Plus is here!

Have you been hearing the buzz and wondering #WhatsWithTheGs? Gear up, because Motorola, one of the most popular smartphone brands in India, has launched one of their best devices yet—the Moto G5 Plus. This #FlipkartExclusive phone offers one of the most exciting and revolutionary Android experience of 2017! Here’s what you can look forward to.

Best Android camera smartphones of 2017 – Leave your old camera at home

Whether you click for your travel diaries, shares on social media or to keep a record of special moments, photographs are one of the most treasured records of our life. If you love quality photography, but loathe the idea of blurry pictures and bulky cameras, read ahead. We have narrowed down on five of the best Android camera smartphones for 2017 that you can buy right now, right on Flipkart.

Top Made in India smartphones that you can buy on Flipkart

As India makes leaps and bounds in the global sphere, conquering industry and space with equal fervor, our rapid strides in technology are no different. We bring you a list of top feature-packed, purebred smartphones manufactured in the country. So let’s put on our saffron and green hats, and take a look at the top Made in India smartphones that Flipkart has on offer!

Redmi Note 4 is a fully loaded smartphone with a budget price tag

A slick design and plenty of specs without breaking the bank. That’s the Redmi Note 4. We tell you why this budget smartphone can give other smartphones in the sub 15k category a run for their money.

Do it all with the big, bold and beautiful Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro

Samsung is back on the block with its premium Galaxy C9 Pro that has been launched on Flipkart, in India. Packed with a massive 6 GB of RAM, a 4000 mAh battery and a 16 MP two-sided camera, the Samsung C9 Pro is one the most anticipated, big bang launches from the South Korean tech giant. Before you get excited about this new launch from Samsung, read our review to decode the smartphone and its amazing specs.

The ZTE Blade A2 Plus — beautiful design with a beast of a battery

The latest in the range of power-packed phones, the Blade A2 Plus is all set to elbow out its competition with enviable features and a very affordable price tag. Let’s take a look at what this smartphone brings to the table, and why we think it has the potential to be your best bet when it comes to power-on-demand!

CONTESTS - PLAY AND WIN

#WearablesQuiz – The Flipkart Smart Wearables Contest

Think you know everything about Smart Watches and Fitness Bands? Then play the Flipkart Smart Wearables Contest and see if you can score a straight 5/5! 20 lucky winners stand to win Flipkart gift vouchers.

#HappyHomesQuiz – The Flipkart Happy Homes Sale Contest

Take part in the Flipkart Happy Homes Sale contest, get all the right answers and stand a chance to win Flipkart gift vouchers worth INR 1000.

#SOSNanjundaQuiz – Wishmaster safety innovation contest

How much do you know about the Nanjunda button – the Wishmaster safety innovation feature on Ekart’s delivery app? Take this quiz and find out.

The #C9ProQuiz – The Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro contest

Are you a pro when it comes to the latest gadgets in the market? Then try your luck winning this contest. Play the Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro contest. 10 lucky winners will get their hands on Flipkart electronic gift vouchers worth INR 1500, each.

The photographer test – What type of shutterbug are you?

Be it candid family pictures, vacation captures or professional-grade shots, if you are into photographing memories, take this photographer test and find your shutterbug personality, and the camera that suits you best.

#FlipkartCarnivalQuiz – The Flipkart Accessories Carnival sale contest

Want to make the most of the ongoing electronics sale on Flipkart? Then play the Flipkart Accessories Carnival contest and get a chance to win electronic gift vouchers!