Airtel-Intex duo unveils a range of affordable 4G smartphones in India. The list of handsets consists of Intex Aqua LIONS N1, Intex Aqua A4 and Intex Aqua S3. All the three smartphones ship with Android Nougat out-of-the-box.
Interestingly, Airtel bundles a cashback scheme on these smartphones similar to Vodafone-Micromax partnership. Airtel offers Rs 1500 cashback to its prepaid customers who purchase these handsets.
For availing Airtel cashback offer, users need to make a minimum Rs 169 monthly recharge for 36 months. Notably, Airtel Rs 169 plan offers unlimited calling and 0.5GB data per day with a validity of 28 days.
How Airtel cashback offer works
Starting with Intex Aqua Lions, its actual price is Rs 3,799. Upon recharging for 36 months, users receive a cashback of Rs 500 by the end of first 18 months and Rs 1000 by the end of another 18 months.
Overall, users end up receiving a total cash back of Rs 1500. Consequently, the handset will come at an effective cost Rs 1649. However, customers need to make a down payment of Rs 3149 at the time of purchase and avail benefits up to Rs 1500 later on.
Aqua Lions N1 features a 4-inch WVGA display, 1.1GHz MediaTek processor, 1GB RAM/8GB onboard storage (up to 64GB expandable storage via microSD card), 2MP rear camera & 0.3MP front camera and 1400mAh battery.
Intex Aqua A4 and Aqua S3 purchasers need to make a down payment of Rs 3,499 and Rs 5,879, respectively. The cost for the two handsets will come down to Rs 1,999 and Rs 4,379 respectively after availing the cashback offer.
Specs-wise, Intex Aqua A4 sports a 4-inch WVGA display, 1.3GHz MediaTek processor, 1GB RAM/8GB expandable storage (up to 64GB), 5MP rear camera, 2MP front camera and 1750mAh battery.
Intex Aqua S3, meanwhile, sports a 5-inch HD IPS display, 1.3GHz quad-core processor, 2GB RAM/16GB expandable memory, 8MP rear camera, 5MP front camera and 2450mAh battery.