Bharti Airtel, in partnership with Intex, today announced the launch of three new Android-enabled 4G smartphones at the price of a feature phone. The newly launched Intex Lions N1 comes at an effective price of Rs 1,649, while the Intex Aqua A4 and Aqua S3 are now available at an effective price of Rs 1,999 and Rs 4,379 respectively.
The Intex Aqua A4 and Aqua S3 comes at an effective price of Rs 1,999 and Rs 4,379 respectively. To buy the Aqua Lions N1, customers need to make a down payment of Rs 3,149. Whereas customers buying the Intex Aqua A4 and Aqua S3 will have to make a down payment of Rs3,499 and Rs 5,879 respectively.
The smartphone comes bundled with a monthly pack of Rs 169 from Airtel. A 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.
In case the customer does not wish to opt for the Rs 169 plan, they can recharge as per their requirements. 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 refund amount will be transferred to the Airtel Payments Bank account of the user.
“We are really pleased to see the continued positive response to our mera pehla smartphone’ initiative from customers as well as smartphone manufacturers,” said Ajai Puri, Chief Operating Officer (India and South Asia), Bharti Airtel.
Aqua Lions N1 specifications
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. On the camera front, there is a 2-megapixel rear camera and VGA front camera.
Intex Aqua A4 specifications
The Aqua A4 comes with 1GB RAM and an 8GB of internal storage that can be expanded by up to 64GB. The 4G smartphone is powered by 1.3 GHz quad-core SoC, and has a 5-megapixel camera on the rear and a 2-megapixel camera at the front.
Intex Aqua S3 specifications
The smartphone comes with a 5-inch HD IPS display and is powered by 1.3GHz quad processor paired with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage which can be expanded by up to 64GB via a microSD card. Intex Aqua S3 is backed by a 2,450mAh battery and features an 8-megapixel primary camera at the back and a 5-megapixel selfie camera with LED flash.