Airtel now offers three Intex smartphones starting at Rs. 1649

Airtel now offers three Intex smartphones starting at Rs. 1649

Airtel now offers three Intex smartphones starting at Rs. 1649

Bharti Airtel has partnered with Intex Technologies to unveil a clutch of affordable 4G smartphones, with some effectively under Rs 1,700 to combat Reliance Jio's 4G VoLTE feature phone that comes for a fully refundable deposit. 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.

The upfront payment for the Aqua Lions Ni is Rs 3149.

Airtel is aggressively expanding its partnership with domestic handset manufacturers to launch smartphones under 'Mera Pehla Smartphone' initiative.

According to the updates given by telecommunications services provider, the Intex Aqua Lions N1, a new 4G smartphone from the Intex stable, will be available to Airtel customers at a discounted price of Rs 1,649 compared to the market price of Rs 3,799. But there's a catch. In order to avail the cashback offer, a customer is required to make 36 continuous monthly recharges of Rs 169 from Airtel. It comes bundled with a Rs. 169 plan from Airtel, which offers data and calling benefits. The Intex Aqua A4 is fuelled by a 1,750mAh li-ion battery which claims to render 6 hours of talk time duration and 250 hours of standby mode.

Coming to the costliest of the pack, the Intex Aqua S3 boasts of a bigger 5-inch HD display with 1280 x 720 pixel resolution.

The dual-SIM Aqua Lions N1 is powered by MTK chipset and features a 4-inch screen.

As for the specs of these new phones, here's everything the Intex phones have to offer. The customer will get a cash refund of Rs 500 after 18 months and another Rs 1,000 after 36 months, taking the total cash benefit to Rs 1,500. It is powered by 1.3 GHz quad-core processor, 1GB RAM and had 8GB of internal storage which can be expanded up to 64GB. Thusly, the client will get add up to cashback of Rs 1,500, cutting down the cost of the mobile to Rs 1,649, which is the captivating cost of the handset. The phone sports a 2-megapixel rear facing camera along with a VGA front selfie shooter. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, FM, 3G and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India).

All devices are Android powered and offer full access to all apps on Google Play Store, including YouTube, Facebook and WhatsApp. The smartphones come pre-loaded with MyAirtel App, Airtel TV and Wynk Music.

"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".

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