New Delhi, Dec 6: Continuing to build on the success of its ‘Mera Pehla Smartphone’ initiative, Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), India’s largest telecommunications services provider, today said that it has partnered with Intex Technologies (“Intex’), a leading Indian manufacturer of smartphones, consumer durables and IT accessories, to launch a range of affordable 4G smartphones with advanced features.
The Intex Aqua LIONS N1, a brand new 4G smartphone from the Intex stable, will be available to Airtel customers at an effective price of just Rs 1649 (compared to market price of Rs 3799). The all new Dual SIM 4G smartphone is powered by MTK chipset with a 4” full touch WVGA screen, 2MP Rear & Front VGA camera, 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage which is expandable up to 128GB along with a host of other exciting features.
Customers need to make a down payment of Rs. 3149 for the Aqua LIONS N1. The all new 4G smartphones come bundled with a monthly pack of Rs 169 from Airtel, offering generous data and calling benefits. For details visitwww.airtel.in/4gphone. The customer is required to make 36 continuous monthly recharges of Rs 169 from Airtel. After 18 months, the customer will get a cash refund of Rs 500 and another Rs 1000 after the completion of 36 months, taking the total cash benefit to Rs 1500.
Under the ‘Mera Pehla 4G Smartphone’ initiative, Airtel aims to partner with multiple mobile handset manufacturers to create an ‘open ecosystem’ of affordable 4G smartphones and bring them to market for virtually the price of a feature phone.