Airtel is going to bring its 4G handset after the phone. The rumors associated with this phone of the Airtel have been going on since last month. But nowadays, it seems as if the news of Airtel’s phone can be offered in the next few weeks. It is news that Bharti Airtel is in the process of negotiating with many handset manufacturers and its 4G VoLTE smartphone is planning to present this Diwali. The price of this phone is expected to be 2,500 to 2,700 rupees. Immediately after launching GeoPhone of Reliance Geo, Airtel had planned to launch a 4G VoLTE smartphone.
Geophone will collide with Airtel Smartphone
According to a PTI report – where Mukesh Ambani has launched the Internet enabled feature phone with a refundable amount of Rs 1,500. At the same time, bringing the Airtel feature phones, the offer of the company is being offered by the Consumer that they will be ready to spend a bit more for the smartphone.
What will be the phone’s features?
Bundle plans to boost Airtel :According to a senior analyst at CyberMedia Research – bundled plans with such a 4G smartphone can bring a big difference to both the consumers and the company. That too when the average sale price of 4G smart phones available in the market is 11,000 rupees.Ratnakar Singh, a senior analyst at IDC India, said that to give a good experience to the consumer, bringing a 4G smartphone to Rs 2,500 will be a challenge. It is a challenge to put a good quality, screen, battery, and high-speed processor at a price of Rs 2,500. With this, the company is hoping that the consumers who are using the feature phone now, spend between Rs 1,000 and Rs 1,500 for switching into the smartphone.
Similar Goals Different Strategies
In this war of data consumers, both Geo and Airtel companies are shifting their focus to 500 million feature phone users, who still use voice services. Those who did not upgrade due to non-availability of the phone or because of lack of interest. Nevertheless, both telecom companies are working on different strategies.
Reliance Jio recently stopped pre-booking of Geophone The company has said that 6 million pre-booking of feature phones has been done. It is expected that the company will start shipping the device from September 21.