Published: Fri, December 08, 2017
Research | By Raquel Erickson

Airtel, Intex partner at ₹ 1649 for 4G phone effective price

Airtel, Intex partner at ₹ 1649 for 4G phone effective price

The Bharti Airtel on Wednesday stated that they have tied-up with the Indian smartphone's manufacturer Intex Technologies to launch a range of affordable 4G smartphones with advanced features.

Airtel is aggressively expanding its partnership with domestic handset manufacturers to launch smartphones under 'Mera Pehla Smartphone' initiative. Now, the telecom operator has collaborated with Intex, and has launched three budget Android smartphones called the Aqua Lions N1, Aqua A4 and Aqua S3.

Price and availability The Intex Aqua Lions N1 can be bought at a down payment of Rs 3,149 and comes bundled with a monthly pack of Rs 169 from Airtel. To buy the Aqua Lions N1, customers need to make a down payment of Rs 3,149.

While Bharti Airtel has already announced tie-ups for bundled offerings with Karbonn Mobiles and Celkon, the country's second-largest operator Vodafone India Ltd has teamed up with Micromax for similar offerings.

After 18 months, the customer will get a cash refund of ₹ 500 and another of ₹ 1,000 after completion of 36 months.

You will get a cash refund of Rs 500 after first 18 months and another Rs 1000 after 36 months, taking the total cash benefit to Rs 1500.


Alongside the Aqua Lions N1, Airtel also added two more smartphones- Aqua A4 and Aqua S3. It features a 4-inch full touch WVGA screen. On the camera front, the Intex phone comes with 2-megapixel rear camera, while on the front the device boasts a VGA camera. The phone comes with an 8GB of internal storage that can further be expanded up to 128GB with the help of a microSD card. While Aqua A4 has advertise cost of Rs 4999, it has 1.3 GHz quad-center processor, 1GB RAM and a 8GB inward stockpiling (expandable up to 64GB), 5MP back and a 2MP front camera. The Aqua A4 offers a 5 MP main camera and a 2 MP selfie camera.

Coming to the costliest of the pack, the Intex Aqua S3 boasts of a bigger 5-inch HD display with 1280 x 720 pixel resolution. It is powered by 1.3GHz Quad- processor with 2GB RAM and 16GB ROM, which is expandable up to 64GB via a microSD card slot. It has a 2450 mAh battery plus 8MP primary camera and a 5MP front shooter with flash for taking great pictures.

All the three devices are Android-powered and offer full access to all apps on Google Play Store, including YouTube, Facebook, and WhatsApp. The smartphones come preloaded with MyAirtel App, Airtel TV and Wynk Music to offer a great self-serve and content experience to customers.

Airtel has partnered with Intex to roll out affordable 4G smartphones in India.

This isn't the first time that Airtel has partnered with a smartphone maker to unveil a 4G smartphone.

That's about the Airtel, Intex Aqua Lions N1 4G smartphone.

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