Airtel joins hands with Intex to launch cheaper 4G smartphones at 1649

07 December, 2017, 13:56 | Author: Oscar Goodwin
  • Intex Aqua A4

The phones are being offered with Airtel Rs 169 plan, which includes data and calling benefits.

The Intex Aqua Lions N1 is an Android 7.1 Nougat-powered smartphone. Buyers will need to make recharges worth Rs. 3,000 in the first 18 months of purchasing the handset to get a cashback of Rs. 500 and continue it for another 18 months to get Rs. 1,000 cashback.

The Intex Aqua A4 flaunts a 4-inch TFT display and boots on Android v7.0 (Nougat) operating system.

The phone comes with a 4-inch full-touch WVGA and is powered by a Mediatek chipset paired with 1GB of RAM and 8GB internal storage. It is third such phone by Airtel which has already launched two phones partnering with Karbonn and Celkon, with intex becoming the third company to partner with the telecom giant.

For the Aqua LIONS N1, Aqua A4 and Aqua S3 (originally costing Rs. 3,799, 4,999 and 6,649), you need to pay make down payments of Rs. 3,149, Rs. 3,499 and Rs. 5,879.

While Aqua A4 has market price of Rs 4999/-, it has 1.3 GHz quad-core processor, 1GB RAM and an 8GB internal storage (expandable up to 64GB), 5MP rear and a 2MP front camera.

Airtel notes that the Aqua Lions N1 is actually available at a price tag of Rs 3,799 - this is the market price of the phone. Now, Airtel has partnered with Intex to offer a cashback of Rs. 1,500 on Intex smartphones. "It comes with a 5" HD IPS display and is powered by 1.3GHz quad- processor. Intex Aqua Lions N1, Aqua A4, and Aqua S3 have been announced under Airtel's "Mera Pehla Smartphone" initiative. A 2450mAh battery backs the entire package, and the smartphone rocks 8MP primary camera and a 5MP front shooter with flash for taking pictures in low-light. Users can access all apps on Google Play Store, including YouTube, Facebook and WhatsApp on the devices.

Airtel now offers total seven 4G smartphones under this initiative.

In case the customer does not wish to opt for the Rs 169 bundled plan, she/he has the flexibility of doing recharges of any denomination and validity as per individual requirements.

Airtel is aggressively expanding its partnership with domestic handset manufacturers to launch smartphones under 'Mera Pehla Smartphone' initiative. All the three smartphones also come preloaded with the MyAirtel App, Airtel TV, and Wynk Music to offer a great self-serve and content experience to customers. The phone can be availed for a down payment of Rs3,149, Bharti Airtel said. However, the customer has to a recharge worth a minimum of Rs 3,000 for the first 18 months to claim the first refund instalment of Rs 500 and another Rs 3,000 over the next 18 months to claim the Rs 1,000 refund amount. The net turnover during the day was Rs. 125604341.

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