1.5GB, 2GB, 3GB Plans Compared: Jio vs Airtel vs Vodafone [Best Value For Money Prepaid Plans]

The new prepaid plans by the major telecom companies are here, and everything has pretty much changed in terms of pricing. While Jio still remains the most affordable, the long term plans by each Airtel, Vodafone Idea and Jio are almost similar with comparable benefits.

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1.5GB, 2GB, 3GB Plans Compared: Jio vs Airtel vs Vodafone [Best Value For Money Prepaid Plans]

Airtel and Vodafone Idea have pretty much the same pricing and benefits along with additional OTT features.

All the prices of Jio plans have gone up similar to Vodafone Idea and Airtel, but Jio still has some plans offering better benefits at the same price. Though in case of long term plans, the plans are largely similar, and all three will fight it hard in the segment.

If you are still confused about which prepaid plan to pick, here’s a dedicated 1.5GB, 2GB and 3GB data plans comparison by Jio, Airtel and Vodafone Idea.

2GB Plan Comparison: Jio 129 Plan vs Airtel 148 Plan vs Vodafone Idea 149 Plan

Starting with the Rs 129 Jio prepaid recharge plan, it comes with a validity of 28 days offering 2GB of high-speed for the whole validity period. The plan also offers free 100 SMS messages per day and unlimited voice calls (with an FUP of 1,000 minutes for off-net calls to other networks than Jio).

Similarly, Airtel has a Rs 148 plan offering the same amount of data for 28 days. The Airtel 148 plan offers unlimited voice calls (with an FUP of 1,000 minutes for off-net calls other than Airtel) along with 2GB data and 300 SMS messages.

Finally, Vodafone Idea has a similar plan priced at Rs 149 plan offering 2GB data, unlimited voice calls (with an FUP of 1,000 mins for off-net calls other than Vodafone and Idea) and 300 SMS messages for 28 days.

PlanJio 129 PlanAirtel 148 PlanVodafone 149 Plan
AmountRs 129Rs 148Rs 149
Off Net Calls1,000 minutes1,000 minutes1,000 minutes
On Net CallsUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimited
Data2GB2GB2GB
Cost/GBRs 64.5Rs 74Rs 74.5
Validity28 days28 days28 days

1.5GB Per Day Plan Comparison (Under Rs 200): Jio 199 Plan vs NONE

Airtel has dropped both the Rs 169 and Rs 199 plans, and similarly Vodafone Idea has also discontinued their 1.5GB plans per day under Rs 200. There are currently no plans offered by Airtel and Vodafone Idea under 200 which offers 1.5GB data per day as Jio offers with Rs 199 plan.

Coming to Jio 199 plan, it offers unlimited data with 1.5GB data per day for 28 days, totalling to 42GB high-speed data a month.

The Rs 199 Jio prepaid recharge plan offers a validity of 28 days offering 1.5GB high-speed data per day. The Jio 199 plan offers a total of 42GB data with 100 SMS messages per day and unlimited voice calls (with FUP of 1,000 minutes for off-net calls to other networks than Jio).

PlanJio 199 Plan
AmountRs 199
Off Net Calls1,000 minutes
On Net CallsUnlimited
Data42GB (1.5GB Per Day)
Cost/GBRs 4.73
Validity28 days

1.5GB / 2GB Per Day Plan Comparison: Jio 249 Plan vs Airtel 248 Plan vs Vodafone Idea 249 Plan

Jio is offering 2GB per day under the Rs 249 plan. The Jio 249 plan comes with a validity of 28 days with 100 SMS messages per day, unlimited calling (with an FUP of 1,000 minutes for off-net calls other than Jio) and 2GB of high-speed data per day.

Airtel has dropped both the 169 and 199 plans, and has the Rs 248 plan offering 1.5GB data per day for 28 days with unlimited voice calls (with an FUP of 1,000 minutes for off-net calls other than Airtel), 1.5GB of high-speed data per day, and 100 SMS messages per day. 

Similarly, Vodafone Idea has also dropped their plans under 200 to directly offer the Rs 249 plan with a validity of 28 days offering 1.5GB high-speed data per day, daily 100 SMS messages and unlimited voice calls (with an FUP of 1,000 mins for off-net calls other than Vodafone and Idea).

PlanJio 249 PlanAirtel 248 PlanVodafone 249 Plan
AmountRs 249Rs 248Rs 249
Off Net Calls1,000 minutes1,000 minutes1,000 minutes
On Net CallsUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimited
Data2GB per day1.5GB per day1.5GB per day
Cost/GBRs 4.45Rs 5.90Rs 5.92
Validity28 days28 days28 days

3GB / 2GB Per Day Plan Comparison: Jio 349 Plan vs Airtel 298 Plan vs Vodafone Idea 299 Plan

Jio under its Rs 349 plan is offering 3GB data per day for a validity of 28 days. The Jio 349 Plan offers 3GB of high-speed data per day with unlimited voice calling (with an FUP of 1,000 minutes for off-net calls other than Jio) with 100 SMS messages per day.

Airtel has the Rs 298 plan against it offers 2GB data per day for a validity of 28 days. The Airtel 298 plan comes with unlimited voice calls (with an FUP of 1,000 minutes for off-net calls other than Airtel) and 100 SMS messages per day.

Finally, the Vodafone Idea Rs 299 plan offers 2GB data per day for 28 days with unlimited calling (with an FUP of 1,000 mins for off-net calls other than Vodafone and Idea) with 100 SMS messages per day. 

PlanJio 349 PlanAirtel 298 PlanVodafone 299 Plan
AmountRs 349Rs 298Rs 299
Off Net Calls1,000 minutes1,000 minutes1,000 minutes
On Net CallsUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimited
Data3GB per day2GB per day2GB per day
Cost/GBRs 4.15Rs 5.32Rs 5.33
Validity28 days28 days28 days

1.5GB / 2GB Per Day Plan Comparison (84 Days): Jio 599 Plan vs Airtel 598 Plan vs Vodafone Idea 599 Plan

Coming to the three month plan, the Jio Rs 599 plan offers a validity of 84 days comprising of unlimited data and calls. It offers 100 SMS messages per day, 2GB of high-speed data per day, and unlimited voice calls (with an FUP of 3,000 minutes for off-net calls other than Jio).

The Rs 598 Airtel plan comes with a validity of 84 days offering 1.5GB daily high-speed data with 100 SMS messages per day and unlimited voice calls (with an FUP of 3,000 minutes for off-net calls other than Airtel).

The Vodafone Idea Rs 599 plan offers a validity of 84 days as Jio and Airtel offering 1.5GB of high-speed data per day, 100 SMS messages per day, and unlimited voice calls (with an FUP of 3,000 mins for off-net calls other than Vodafone and Idea).

PlanJio 599 PlanAirtel 598 PlanVodafone 599 Plan
AmountRs 599Rs 598Rs 599
Off Net Calls3,000 minutes3,000 minutes3,000 minutes
On Net CallsUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimited
Data2GB per day1.5GB per day1.5GB per day
Cost/GBRs 3.56Rs 4.74Rs 4.75
Validity84 days84 days84 days

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