One of India’s Largets Telecom operator Bharti Airtel is all set to now get a handset in market, after JIO has recently launched its RS. 1,500 Smart phone. Airtel is now in talks with handset makers to bring a 4G smartphone for a price as low as Rs. 2,500-2,700, to compete with JIO. Here are few more details.
Jio recently has announced and started its booking for its Internet-enabled feature phone for a refundable deposit of Rs. 1,500, to give a completion to it, Airtel is placing its bet on a full-fledged smartphone as it believes people would be ready to shell out a little more to get a loaded handset.
A source familiar with the development said the new 4G smartphone – that will debut around Diwali – will come bundled with Airtel’s 4G connection and “attractive” data and voice plan to woo mass market customers.
The planned dual-SIM 4G smartphone will sport a 4-inch display, front and rear cameras, VoLTE calling and a solid battery life. The Android handset will come with 1GB of RAM, said the source who wished not to be named. He, however, did not say when the phones would be available for booking