Idea Cellular is offering impressive cashback on a range of Karbonn smartphones and feature phones. The cashback scheme works differently for each of the participating Karbonn devices. For instance, a cashback of Rs 500 is credited in Idea Money wallet, while some cashback requires customers to have a specific cumulative recharge value. Here’s an overview of the cashback offers. Also Read - Reliance Jio tops 4G download speed in January while Vodafone leads in upload speed: TRAIAlso Read - Vodafone might exit Indian market over high taxes and recent court ruling
In smartphones, the Karbonn A41 Power and A9 Indian are available under a Rs 1,500 cashback scheme. The original prices are Rs 2,999 and Rs 3,699 respectively. Here, the cashback of Rs 500 will be credited at the end of 18 months while the balance of Rs 1,000 will be credited at the end of 36 months. On the Karbonn Yuva 2, there is a Rs 2,000 cashback. Originally priced at Rs 4,999, after the cashback the phone will cost you Rs 2,999. Also Read - Vodafone drops free Amazon Prime membership with Rs 399 postpaid plan: A look at alternatives
Now, in order to avail these cashback offers, you will be required to have a cumulative recharge value of Rs 3,000 for the first 18 months, and the same amount during the next 18 months period. You can consider recharging with the Rs 169 plan to achieve the value. The plan includes unlimited local and STD calls, free roaming, 1GB/day data quota, and 100 SMS per day, for a validity period of 28 days.
In feature phones, the Karbonn K310n, K24+, and K9 Jumbo are available with Rs 1,000 cashback. These phones are priced at Rs 999, Rs 1,199, and Rs 1,399 respectively. After the cashback, the K310n will be effectively free for Idea Cellular customers. However, there’s a catch.
To avail the cashback, you will be required to do a cumulative recharge of Rs 2,700 in the first 18 months to get cashback of Rs 500, and another Rs 2,700 between 19-36 months to get the remaining Rs 500 cashback. In total, you pay Rs 2,700 over the course of two years for a cashback of Rs 1,000 on a feature phone priced Rs 999. You can consider recharging with the Rs 145 plan for achieving the cumulative recharge value. The plan offers unlimited calls, 500 SMS, and 0.5GB of data quota for a period of 28 days. It is worth mentioning that the cashback on feature phones will be credited in the form of talktime. The cashback offers will be available starting February 1, 2018.