Airtel has collaborated with smartphone maker Intex to launch three affordable 4G smartphones named Aqua LIONS N1, Aqua A4 and Aqua S3. These handset will be available at an effective price of 1,649 INR, 1,999 INR and 4,379 INR.
Aqua LIONS N1 comes with 4 inch WVGA display and is equipped with 1.1 GHz quad core MediaTek processor paired with 1GB RAM and 8GB ROM. It packs a 2 MP rear and a VGA front camera. This handset houses a 1400mAh battery.
Aqua A4 is fitted with 4 inch WVGA display, 5 MP auto focus rear and a 2 MP front camera. It is powered by 1.3 GHz quad core Spreadtrum SC9832A processor assisted by 1GB RAM and 8GB of onboard storage. There is 1750mAh battery and a microSD card slot.
Aqua S3 flaunts a 5 inch HD display and is handled by 1.3 GHz quad core Spreadtrum SC9832A SoC clubbed with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of inbuilt memory that can be further expanded by up to another 64GB. It bears an 8 MP auto focus rear shooter with LED flash light and a 5 MP front camera which also comes with LED flash light.
All these smartphones sharing the same Airtel plans. There is Rs. 169 plan which includes unlimited calling, 0.5GB 4G data per day for 28 days. If you don’t want to get this recharge, you can buy anyone but need to do recharges worth Rs. 3,000 in first 18 months and the same amount of recharges in next 18 months duration to claim for cash refund.
Aqua LIONS N1 is priced at 3,149 INR, Aqua A4 for Rs. 3,499 and Aqua S3 will be available for 5,879 INR.
Regarding collaboration with Airtel, Nidhi Markanday, Director, Intex Technologies, said, “For Intex, consumers come first and we look at the benefits they get from our partnerships and offerings. We are delighted to launch the all new Aqua LIONS N1 exclusively under the ‘Mera Pehla Smartphone’ initiative to drive the adoption of 4G smartphones. The strategic tie-up with Airtel will help Intex offer very affordable smartphones that will accelerate the shift of feature phone users to smartphone without pinching the pocket.”