With the entry of the iPhone 4 in India some telecom service providers have already started offering money back offers to lure customers. Aircel was the first to start money back offer on iPhone 4 and now Airtel has also come up with irresistible offers you can choose from.
Airtel is offering the Apple iPhone at the cost of Rs. 34,500 for 16GB version and Rs. 40,900 for 32GB version. You have to pay the whole amount for the iPhone 4 then choose a plan and get huge savings within a period of 2 years. The maximum you can save using the Airtel offer on iPhone 4 is Rs. 24,000 in 24 months.
Airtel iPhone 4 (16GB and 32GB) Post-paid offer
- Your monthly billing charges will be minimum Rs. 2000 with a discount of Rs. 1000 (50%) so you save Rs. 1000 per month for 24 months that comes to a total saving of Rs. 24,000.
- You get 1900 minutes of free Airtel to Airtel local calls.
- You get free 2000 local SMS’s.
- You can use 1350MB of free data usage on the 3G network.
The offer is the same if you buy 16GB iPhone 4 or 32GB iPhone 4. This is the maximum savings you can get out of Airtel offers. However you can choose from other plans that will also come with 50% discount in monthly billing but the overall savings in 24 months will be less plus the free A2A calls, SMS’s and 3G usage will be lower.
You can choose from Rs. 600, Rs. 800, Rs. 1000, Rs. 1200, Rs. 1400, Rs. 1600 and Rs. 2000 (listed above) plans.
With the Rs. 600 plan you will save Rs. 7200 in 2 years, the Rs. 800 plan will help you save Rs. 9600, the Rs. 1000 plan will help save Rs. 12000, you save Rs. 14400 with Rs. 1200 plan, Rs. 16800 savings in 2 years with Rs. 1400 plan and with Rs. 1600 plan you save Rs. 19200 over a period of 24 months.
Airtel iPhone 4 (16GB and 32GB) Prepaid offer
The maximum saving you can get with Airtel prepaid option is Rs. 21,768.
- There will be a total of 24 recharges of recharge value of Rs. 2000 which will come to Rs. 1815 plus you get a 50% discount after which you pay only Rs. 907.
- You get 1900 minutes of Airtel to Airtel local calls free.
- You get free 2000 SMS’s (local).
- You can use 1350MB of data for free on the 3G network.
This Airtel prepaid offer is the same irrespective if you buy the iPhone 4 16GB or iPhone 4 32GB.
The Airtel prepaid plan is also available with monthly charges of Rs. 600 where you get a saving of Rs. 6528 in 24 months, Rs. 1000 where you can save Rs. 10,896, with Rs. 1600 you save Rs. 17424 and with Rs. 2000 you save Rs. 21,768 (plan details above).
So as you can see you still have to pay the full amount for the iPhone 4 and choose a plan with Airtel and get a saving of up to Rs. 24,000 in 24 months.
However the Aircel plan in much more lucrative.