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Read the fine print in the warranty when buying a gadget this Diwali

Warranties are cleverly worded, and many repairs and replacements will be at the company's discretion. If the warranty doesn't mention product replacement, it is subject to various conditions

Bindisha Sarang 

Diwali is a good time to go gadget shopping, as you can get great deals and steep discounts. However, the festive euphoria tends to make the consumer a little less evaluative. One aspect that is easily ignored while buying a gadget is the warranty on the item.

Advocate Pratibha Bangera of Mumbai-based Top Rite Juris says, “Just because you get a warranty card doesn’t mean you can get an item repaired or replaced. A warranty is always cleverly worded, and many repairs and replacements will be at the discretion of the company. When the warranty doesn’t mention product ...

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First Published: Tue, October 22 2019. 15:49 IST
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