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Vodafone RED vs Airtel Infinity: Postpaid plans, data benefits, and other freebies compared

Here’s a look at postpaid plans from Vodafone and Airtel, and their benefits.

  • Published: August 6, 2018 1:45 PM IST

The Indian telecom sector has witnessed the price vs data war ever since Reliance Jio entered the market, and the benefits have just kept on increasing. Today, both the prepaid and postpaid plans offer good amount of data, and in most cases, it is more than what you would require.

We have already talked about prepaid plans with long validity, plans with 1.5GB data under Rs 200, and plans under Rs 100. Today, we are taking a look at postpaid plans from Vodafone and Airtel, along with the benefits that they offer. While Vodafone has 6 postpaid plans to choose from, Airtel has a total of 5 postpaid plans.

Both Airtel and Vodafone are offering unlimited local and national calling, unlimited national roaming, unlimited SMS, with a daily cap of 100 SMS. Changes come in the form of data benefits. Here’s how they compare.

Vodafone RED Rs 399 vs Airtel Rs 399

These are the entry-level postpaid plans offered by the respective operators. The Vodafone Rs 399 plan offers 40GB 3G / 4G data, along with data rollover option of 200GB. Users also get complimentary Vodafone Play and Amazon Prime subscription for one-year. The Airtel plan, on the other hand, offers 20GB 3G / 4G data, and Wynk Music subscription. Clearly, Vodafone plan offers better benefits here.

Vodafone Rs 499 vs Airtel Rs 499 

Both Vodafone and Airtel offer 75GB 3G / 4G data along with data rollover option, one-year Amazon Prime subscription, and handset protection plan. While Airtel offers Airtel TV and Wynk Music subscription, Vodafone plan offers Vodafone Play subscription. Both plans also include mobile protection plan.

Airtel Rs 649 and Rs 799 plan

Bharti Airtel has two more plans priced at Rs 649 and Rs 799. The Rs 649 plan offers 90GB data, whereas the Rs 799 plan offers 100GB data. Besides these, users also get one-year Amazon Prime membership, Wynk Music and Airtel TV subscription, along with handset protection plan. Users can also have an add-on connection with unlimited calls.

Vodafone Rs 999 vs Airtel Rs 1,199

Vodafone’s Rs 999 plan offers 100GB 3G / 4G data, 50 minutes of ISD calling, 6-months Vodafone Play and Amazon Prime subscription, and complimentary Netflix subscription for two-months. The Airtel Rs 1,199 plan, on the other hand, offers 120GB data, one-year Amazon Prime subscription, Wynk Music and Airtel TV subscription, along with handset protection plan. Here, the Vodafone plan may offer 20GB less data, but the Netflix subscription for two-months is a bonus here.

Vodafone Rs 1,299, Rs 1,999 and Rs 2,999 plans 

Vodafone also has higher plans for those who use a lot of data and make a lot of phone calls. The Rs 1,299 plan offers 125GB data, 100 minutes of ISD calling, and two months Netflix subscription. The Rs 1,999 plan offers 200GB data, 200 minutes of ISD calling and three-months worth Netflix subscription. Lastly, the Rs 2,999 plan offers 300GB monthly data, and complimentary one-year Netflix subscription. All plans also include Vodafone Play and Amazon Prime subscription for one-year.

  • Published Date: August 6, 2018 1:45 PM IST