Airtel Smartphone @ Rs. 1399/-
Airtel is going to launch a new 4G smartphone at a low price as it is competing against the rising JIO in the telecom market. Along with Carbon mobiles Airtel offering smart phone just for Rs. 1399/- only in the name of ‘Mera Pehla 4G Smartphone’.
Earlier, Airtel announced that it is going launch a new smartphone to compete with his rival JIO as Jio launched new 4G phone for just Rs. 1500 only. It has been negotiated with several companies. Eventually Airtel tie up with carbon mobiles introducing the mobile in the name of carbon A40 mobile under this scheme.
Its market price is Rs. 3,499/- while Airtel will sell it for Rs. 2899/- to customers. The amount of Rs 1500 is refunded after three years. So that phone cost is just Rs.1399/- only. Customers will have to recharge with Rs.3000 in the first 18 months to get cashback. The first installment will be Rs. 500/- cash back. The rest of 1,000 rupees will be given after 18 months with same amount of recharge. Airtel stated that no need to return the phone is after three years.
Airtel has announced a special pack like Jio for this smartphone. Customers can get 500 MB data per day, including unlimited calls on recharge of Rs 169 per month. Bharti Airtel Director (Consumer Business, CMO) Raj said that this was brought with the aim of having a smartphone in the hands of every Indian. These phones will be available in offline stores.