Airtel 4G phone under Rs 2000 to counter JioPhone

Airtel to introduce 4G phone under Rs 2000 to counter JioPhone


After challenging Reliance Jio with recharge plan and offers, Airtel is going to announce a cheap 4G smartphone to counter the buzz creatd by JioPhonem, reportedly in the initial days of October. Latest reports have indicated that Airtel is planning to price this affordable 4G smartphone around Rs 2,000.
Earlier reports by The Economic Times have first disclosed that Airtel might bring a cheap 4G smartphone with voice and data benefits to compete against JioPhone. Reliance Jio had launched JioPhone on July 21 this year at the 40th AGM of Reliance Industries. Reliance Jio is charging only Rs 1,500 as refundable security charge for JioPhone which will be the first ever 4G VoLTE-enabled feature phone.
The report further said that the Airtel 4G phone could reach its customers by the end of this year after being announced in October.