As the festive season started, Amazon India is bringing up sales and great offers. And today, Amazon announced the pilot of a ‘Faster than Same Day’ delivery service available in the Delhi NCR region. From a wide variety of exclusive smartphones, customers can order one for themselves and get it delivered within 3 to 5 hours.
Commenting on the launch, Akhil Saxena, VP, Customer Fulfilment, Amazon India said “Amazon India has a robust fulfilment and transportation network that enables us to innovate constantly, deliver faster and more efficiently. With the launch of this pilot, our customers in Delhi-NCR can order smartphones and receive their order in just a few hours without changing the way they shop. This new service will enable us to better serve our customers and also support our Prime members with free & fast delivery, especially this festive season.” “At Amazon, we always strive to find ways to improve the shopping experience for our customers. We understand that our customers want their smartphones delivered very fast. With this delivery option, customers can get their hands on a host of best sellers in the smartphones category, including Honor 8X that was launched just yesterday, within 5 hours.” added Nishant Sardana, Category Leader – Smartphones, Amazon India.
As of now, it is a pilot project available only to customers located in Delhi-NCR. However, it may soon get expanded. Customers can now order a smartphone as early as 6 AM and receive it by 11 AM, or place an order as late as 6 PM and receive their order by 9 PM the same day, all 7 days a week. Customers located in eligible locations will see a new delivery option on the product page, displayed prominently- ‘Get this phone even faster. Delivery within 5 hours.’
Amazon Prime members, located at eligible locations and opt for the Faster Than Same Day Delivery for free, and for other customers, this service will be charged at Rs. 150 for the fastest delivery free, otherwise, they can opt for Amazon Prime membership as well worth Rs. 129 for a month and enjoy this special benefit along with many other benefits of Prime membership which includes unlimited free deliveries of Prime-eligible items from Amazon, enjoy TV shows and movies on Prime Video and stream music using Amazon Music; all included in one package.
During this festive season, currently, Amazon India is hosting its Great Indian Festival until October 28, 2018, with deals across smartphones, large appliances & TVs, home & kitchen products, fashion, consumables such as grocery & beauty, consumer electronics and more.