Idea Offers Unlimited Calls, 1GB Data Per Day For Rs 399/-
Here's one more new plan offering unlimited calling and 1GB data per day!
Two interesting developments have happened in the telecom industry involving Idea, Vodafone and Micromax, which proves that Jio is the trendsetter for all telecom companies.
While Idea has launched a new postpaid plan for Rs 399, Vodafone and Micromax has launched a smartphone costing Rs 999/-, which is the ‘effective’ price.
Idea: Rs 399/- Plan For Postpaid Users
Idea has now decided to launch 1GB data per day plan for their postpaid users, which will cost them only Rs 399/- per month.
Note here, that this plan is applicable for only those who are joining Idea network right now.
While this plan offers 1 GB data per day, the unlimited STD calls option is only available under home circle. Local calls would be anyways free.
This postpaid plan is a direct copy of Airtel, which had launched a similar Rs 399 monthly plan, which offered 10 GB data in a month.
Idea’s postpaid plan for Rs 399/- is also providing 100 SMSes.
Customers can only avail this plan via Idea website, wherein a form needs to be filled, and the SIM would be delivered at home.
Vodafone-Micromax Launches Rs 999/- Smartphone
Meanwhile Vodafone and Micromax has collaborated to launch a bundled smartphone, costing only Rs 999/-. Named as Bharat 2 Ultra smartphone, this will come bundled with Vodafone SuperNet 4G connection.
Avneesh Khosla, Associate Director, Consumer Business, Vodafone India said,
“We are delighted to partner with Micromax to democratise the 4G smartphones at a never before price of under Rs 999/-.”
In order to buy the handset, Vodafone customers need to pay Rs 2899/-, and then will have to do recharge Rs 150/- per month for 36 months.
At the end of 18 months, users will receive cashback worth Rs 900/- and then cashback of Rs 1000 after another 18 months.
This cashback would be directly credited to Vodafone M-Pesa wallet.
Hence, the effective price of this smartphone would be Rs 999/-.
Some features of this phone:
- Spreadtrum SC9832 1.3Ghz Quad Core processor
- 512MB RAM
- 4GB ROM
- 4” WVGA display
- 2 MP rear camera
- 0.3 MP front camera
- 1300 mAh battery.
- Android Marshmallow OS
We have taken an in-depth look at this collaboration between Vodafone and Micromax.