The one thing which still affects tech geeks like us here is the lack of reliable Online Shopping Sites where we could buy Computer Hardware and Software. We definitely cannot boast of a site like newegg. But, there are a few sites which have been in the business for a long time and are safe to deal with. Some of these have been listed below.
Please note that this list is not a comprehensive one and is not in any preferential order.
- Payment Options - Credit Card, Bank Transfer, Cheque, Demand Draft
- Our View - The site's layout and theme has been changed recently and now it looks really slick. One of the first online shopping sites launched in India. Has dedicated sections for specific brands like Logitech.
- Payment Options - Credit Card, Cash Deposit, Cheque/Money Order, Internet Transfer, Direct Bank Deposit, Paypal
- Our View - We found that the price of some products was a bit on the higher side as compared to the other sides, but having said that, there were a few products which were being sold throw away prices.
- Payment Options - Credit Card, Cheque, Demand Draft, Cash Deposit, Net Banking
- Our View - Has a number of weird though unique gadgets, Spy Section is a must see as well as the Unique Gadgets section. Check out some of these T-Shirts for example!
- Payment Options - Credit Card, PayPal, Money Transfer, Demand Draft, Pay Order, Cheque
- Our View - Has a variety of products. The site now even sells electronic instruments like Soldering Rods, Multimeters to name a few.
- Payment Options - Credit Cards, Cash Deposit, Demand Draft, Net Banking, Paypal
- Our View - Basically, a site for the photography enthusiast. But stocks a few products like the Wii console and external Hard Drives etc. If you are planning to buy a camera, make sure you have a look at this site.
The sites given below don't have an Online Payment System in place but you shall find that their prices are at-par if not less than the above sites. Usually Cash Deposit, Net Banking are the preferred Modes of Payment at these sites.
- Our View - Very Popular, Great Service, One of the most sought after shops in Lamington Road, Mumbai.
- Our View - Site just has the product prices.
- Our View - The site is relatively new. Has a variety of products, and prices are a bit on the lower side. But the site doesn't 'look' reliable enough. Though the guy who runs it is helpful.
There are some other popular ones too which don't need any mention or introduction. They are all very popular and reliable with some even offering a no questions asked return policy! These include -
The entire list has been compiled just to let you make an informed decision while buying a product.
We'll update the lists as and when we get to know about the launch of new sites. If you think we have missed your favorite site here, shoot a comment, and we shall add it to the list.
Note: Information about the Payment Options has been taken from the respective sites. If you think any of the above information is incorrect, do tell us by posting a comment. Before buying any product, make sure you talk to the website owner about the current price of the product and its availability.