Samsung Galaxy M21 has accepted a price cut from the company. The price of the phone now begins at Rs. 13,199 in the country. The phone had apparently accepted a price hike due to the increase in tax on mobile phones from 12% to 18%. The phone was introduced in India in March with a 6,000mAh battery along with triple rear cameras. The price-cut has approached at a time when the government has permit e-commerce companies to resume operations in the specified Orange and Green zones.
Samsung Galaxy M21 price in India cut
The Samsung Galaxy M21 was introduced by Samsung in India at Rs. 13,499 for the 4GB+64GB (RAM+ROM) variant. The 6GB+128GB variant was introduced at Rs. 15,499. It then accepted a price hike due to an increase in GST rates on mobile phones. As a result, the prices proceed up to Rs. 14,222 and Rs. 16,499 discretely. After the current reduction in prices, you can by the more modest variant of the two for Rs. 13,199 and another for Rs. 15,499.
As raised above, the people focused on buying the Samsung Galaxy M21 online will only be able to do so if they are residing in an area that has been identified as Orange and Green zones by the central government. Those living in the Red zones do have to wait till further orders. The physical store is as well closed in the urban areas as only the standalone shops along with those in residential colonies are permitting to open.
Coronavirus hits smartphone shipments
As per the current announcement by Counterpoint Research, the shipment of smartphones in India grew by a “modest” 4% due to coronavirus in Q1 2020. An overall decline of 10% for the full calendar year has been estimated in the announcement. The current price-cut for the Samsung Galaxy M21 could be one of the strategies of Samsung to offset the collision of coronavirus on the sale of the phones.
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