Airtel and Intex launch 4G smartphones starting at Rs. 1,649

Continuing to build on the success of its ‘Mera Pehla Smartphone’ initiative, Bharti Airtel has partnered with Intex Technologies to launch a range of affordable 4G smartphones starting at Rs. 1,649.

The Intex Aqua LIONS N1 will be available to Airtel customers at an effective price of just Rs 1,649 (compared to market price of Rs 3,799). The all new Dual SIM 4G smartphone is powered by MTK chipset with a 4” full touch WVGA screen, 2 MP Rear & Front VGA camera, 1 GB RAM and 8 GB internal storage which is expandable up to 128 GB along with a host of other exciting features.

Customers need to make a down payment of Rs. 3,149 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.

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. 1,000 after the completion of 36 months, taking the total cash benefit to Rs. 1,500.

Ajai Puri, Chief Operating Officer (India and South Asia), Bharti Airtel said, “We are delighted to have Intex on board as a partner and their brand familiarity plus distribution reach will add to our affordable smartphone proposition and offer more choice to our customers.”

Speaking on the collaboration with Airtel, Nidhi Markanday, Director, Intex Technologies said, “We are delighted to launch the all new Aqua LIONS N1 exclusively under the ‘Mera Pehla Smartphone’ initiative to drive the adoption of 4G smartphones. The strategic tie-up with Airtel will help Intex offer very affordable smartphones that will accelerate the shift of feature phone users to smartphone without pinching the pocket.”

The Intex Aqua A4 comes at an effective price of Rs. 1,999 (compared to market price of Rs. 4,999). It is powered by 1.3 GHz quad-core processor, 1 GB RAM and an 8 GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 64 GB. It has a 5MP primary camera on the rear and a 2 MP front shooter.

The Intex Aqua S3, the most advanced phone in this range, is available an effective price of Rs. 4,379 (compared to market price of Rs 6,649). It comes with a 5” HD IPS display and is powered by 1.3 GHz quad- processor. It has 2 GB RAM and an internal storage of 16 GB that can be expanded up to 64GB. It has a 2,450 mAh battery plus 8 MP primary camera and a 5 MP front shooter with flash for taking great pictures.

All devices are Android powered and offer full access to all apps on Google Play Store, including YouTube, Facebook and WhatsApp. The smartphones come preloaded with MyAirtel App, Airtel TV and Wynk Music to offer a great self-serve and content experience to customers.


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