Bharti Airtel has announced a strategic partnership with Amazon India to offer 4G smartphones starting from an effective price of Rs. 3,399. As part of the partnership, a total cashback of Rs. 2,600 will be available on over 65 Amazon exclusive 4G smartphones from popular brands including Samsung, OnePlus, Xiaomi, Honor, LG, and Motorola.
“Millions of Indians can now become first time owners of a 4G smartphone or upgrade to an advanced 4G smartphone of their choice at an affordable price from amongst a wide range of devices starting at an effective price of only Rs. 3,399,” Bharti Airtel said in a press release.
Airtel, Amazon India 4G Smartphones
Customers will get Rs. 2,000 as cashback from Airtel over a period of 36 months and can avail the additional cashback of Rs. 600 via Amazon pay. Customers purchasing these Amazon exclusive phones will have to recharge with Airtel Rs. 169 plan via Amazon.in to avail these benefits.
Customers can buy an Amazon India exclusive 4G smartphone of their choice by making full down payment. Customers can view the complete device list on offer under the partnership at Amazon India here.
The Rs. 169 Airtel recharge will offer unlimited voice calls (STD + Local) and 1GB data per day for 28 days. In case, there is an existing cashback offer on the Rs. 169 recharge, customer’s account will be credited with the higher amount (i.e. Rs. 25 or higher).
The ownership of the 4G smartphones under this offer is with the customer only and there is no need to return the device to Airtel or Amazon India at any point. The offer will also be available on select premium smartphones on Amazon.
How to avail Rs. 2,600 cashback
Airtel recharges worth Rs. 3,500 must be done within the first 18 months from the date of purchase to claim the first refund installment of Rs. 500. After that another Rs. 3,500 recharges must be done over the next 18 months to claim the second refund installment of Rs. 1,500.
To avail the additional cashback of Rs. 600 from Amazon, customers will have to make 24 Airtel recharges of Rs. 169 via Amazon.in. The Rs. 600 will be given as cashback of Rs. 25 Amazon Pay balance every month for a period of 24 months.
Airtel started its ‘Mera Pehla 4G Smartphone’ initiative last year and joined hands with manufacturers to offer affordable 4G smartphones. “The partnership with Amazon India will give further momentum to our ‘Mera Pehla Smartphone’ initiative which has received an extremely positive response from customers across the country,” said Vani Venkatesh, chief marketing officer, Bharti Airtel.