Jio’s Rs 199 Zero Touch Postpaid Plan Vs Airtel, Vodafone & Idea Postpaid Plans!

The all-new ‘Zero Touch’ postpaid plan from Jio is priced at Rs 199 and will be available starting May 15.

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Jio Zero Touch Postpaid Plan

After disrupting the prepaid segment, Jio is now all set to dominate the postpaid space in the telecom industry. The new postpaid plan launched offers a list of premium benefits which some of the top-rated postpaid plans available in the market misses out on.

The all-new ‘Zero Touch’ postpaid plan from Jio is priced at Rs 199 and will be available starting May 15. Besides its usual offerings of unlimited voice calls and huge data benefits, the new ‘Zero Touch’ postpaid plan will be offering ultra-cheap ISD calling and international roaming.

Jio’s Rs 199 Zero Touch Postpaid Plan

The Jio ‘Zero Touch’ postpaid plan is priced at Rs 199 per billing cycle. The plan offers 25GB high-speed 4G data with unlimited voice calling (local and STD) and free 100 SMS per day. The postpaid plan will also come with free access to premium Jio apps.

But apart from these, the best part is that the Jio ‘Zero Touch’ postpaid plan comes with a pre-activated ISD calling options which allows you to make international calls and activate one-click international roaming without any extra hassle or security deposit.

Zero Touch Plan – ISD Calling Charges

The international call rates are very cheap compared to other plans available in the market. Calls made to USA and Canada are priced at just 50 paise per minute whereas calls made to Bangladesh, China, France, Italy, New Zealand, UK and Singapore will cost at Rs 2 per minute.

Calls to countries like Germany, Australia, UAE and others will cost you between Rs 3 to Rs 6 per minute on Jio’s new ‘Zero Touch’ postpaid plan.

International Roaming With The Zero Touch Plan

Coming to international roaming, in countries like USA, UK, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Japan and France, Jio ‘Zero Touch’ postpaid plan users will be charged at Rs 2 per minute for any calls made from these countries, Rs 2 per MB will be charged for data usage and Rs 2 for each SMS sent.

In countries like Egypt, Kenya, Kuwait, Poland, Brazil China and Australia, users will be charged Rs 10 per minute for any calls made from these countries. Data usage will be charged at Rs 10 per MB and Rs 10 per SMS sent.

International roaming will come pre-activated with the plan, and these charges are without international roaming add-on.

Jio’s International Roaming Plans

There are in total three international subscription plans available now with unlimited calls, SMS and data –

Jio Rs 575 International Plan

The first Jio international plan is priced at Rs 575 which comes with a single day’s validity. The plan offers unlimited calls, free SMS and 250MB high-speed 4G data. Post FUP usage, unlimited data can be used at the speed of 64Kbps.

Jio Rs 2,875 International Plan

The first Jio international plan is priced at Rs 2,875 which comes with a 7-day validity. The plan offers unlimited calls, free SMS and 250MB high-speed 4G data per day. Post FUP usage, unlimited data can be used at the speed of 64Kbps.

Jio Rs 5,751 International Plan

The first Jio international plan is priced at Rs 5,751 which comes with 30 days validity. The plan offers unlimited calls, free SMS and 5GB high-speed 4G data. Post FUP usage, unlimited data can be used at the speed of 64Kbps.

Postpaid Plans With ISD Calling – Airtel, Vodafone & Idea

When compared to Jio’s Rs 199 plan, Airtel and Vodafone have postpaid plans starting at Rs 399. The Rs 399 postpaid plan from Airtel and Vodafone offers 20GB high speed 3G/4G data per month with unlimited local and national calls and free 100 SMS per day.

Idea Telecom has a starting plan priced at Rs 389 which offers 20GB high speed 3G/4G data, free unlimited local and STD calls and free 100 SMS per day.

But, none of the plans from Airtel, Vodafone or Idea come with a pre-activated ISD calling plan. You either need to subscribe separately or deposit a security amount to activate ISD on your number. All the incumbents charge Rs 149 per month as International Roaming (IR) activation charges. Also, the roaming call charges are quite high compared to what Jio is offering.

Postpaid Plans Compared: Jio vs Airtel vs Vodafone vs Idea

The new ‘Zero Touch’ Rs 199 Jio postpaid plan offers ultra-cheap ISD calling rates and international roaming add-on subscription plans compared to other incumbents.

Jio Rs 199 Postpaid Plan Airtel Rs 399 Postpaid Plan Vodafone Rs 399 Postpaid Plan Idea Rs 389 Postpaid Plan
Price Rs. 199 Rs. 399 Rs. 399 Rs. 389
Total Data 25GB 20GB 20GB 20GB
Calls Unlimited Calls (Local + STD + National Roaming) Unlimited Calls (Local + STD + National Roaming) Unlimited Calls (Local + STD + National Roaming) Unlimited Calls (Local + STD + National Roaming)
SMS 100 per day 100 per day 100 per day 100 per day
ISD Calls Pre-Activated
(Starts at 50p per min)
Subscription Needed Subscription Needed Subscription & Security Deposit Needed
International Roaming One-Click Free Activation Activation charged at Rs 149 per month Activation charged at Rs 149 per month Activation charged at Rs 149 per month with Rs 2,000 Security Deposit
Credit Limit Enhancement Unlimited Limited Limited Limited
Validity Per Billing Cycle Per Billing Cycle Per Billing Cycle Per Billing Cycle

 

"Jio's Rs 199 Zero Touch Postpaid Plan Vs Airtel, Vodafone & Idea Postpaid Plans!", 5 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
  1. Manraj says

    Great post thanks for sharing useful information. I like to read articles on blogger passion…

  2. Taaza Tadka says

    Hi sir
    I read your blog , this time jio Run very fast in the market, it focuses on network and services.
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