Airtel launches another Reliance JioPhone rival

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Airtel launches another Reliance JioPhone rival

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NEW DELHI: Country’s leading telecom operator Airtel has launched yet another smartphone in partnership with Celkon. The telco has launched Celkon Star 4G+ smartphone under Airtel’s ‘Mera Pehla Smartphone’ initiative. This is the second device from Celkon under the partnership and the most affordable in the range offered by Airtel and its partners.

The Celkon Star 4G+ smartphone which has a current market price of Rs 2,999, will be available at an effective price of Rs 1,249. In order to avail the offer, a customer needs to make a down payment of Rs 2749 for the 4G smartphone and make 36 continuous monthly recharges of Rs 169. Customers will get a cash refund of Rs 500 after 18 months and another Rs 1000 after 36 months, taking the total cash benefit to Rs 1500.

In case customers do not wish to opt for the Rs 169 bundled plan, they have the flexibility of doing recharges of any denomination and validity as per individual requirements. However, to claim the cash refund benefit, recharges worth Rs 3000 must be done within the first 18 months (to claim the first cash back of Rs 500) and another Rs 3000 over the next 18 months (to claim the second cash back of Rs 1000).

 In terms of specifications, the Celkon Star 4G+ smartphone 4-inch touchscreen smartphone and runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system. It is powered by a quad-core processor paired with 512MB RAM and 4GB internal storage. It comes pre-loaded with apps like My Airtel App, Airtel TV, Wynk Music and is backed by an1800mAh battery.
Talking about the same, Venkatesh Vijayaraghavan, CEO – AP and Telangana, Bharti Airtel said “We are delighted to expand our partnership with Celkon. We view this collaboration as an opportunity to offer customers innovative solutions that combine the experience of India’s best smartphone network with the affordability and flexibility of the mobile platform offered by Celkon. We hope to deliver great value to consumers and help them fulfil their dream of owning a smartphone and enjoying the internet.”
‘Celkon Star 4G+’ is available at all leading mobile stores. Customer can purchase the smartphone from any of these stores and get the prepaid recharge done from any Airtel retailer. After sales support for the device will be provided by Celkon through their service network.


Source by:- gadgetsnow