Airtel has unveiled its second inexpensive 4G smartphone under the ‘Mera Pehla smartphone’ campaign. Today, the company declares its conglomerate with an Indian mobile devices manufacturer called Celkon. Together, they plan to roll out Airtel’s second 4G smartphone called Celkon Smart 4G at a price tag of 1349 INR. Just a few weeks ago, Airtel unveiled its first 4G smartphone Karbonn A40 with Karbonn Mobiles.
The Celkon Smart 4G provides full touchscreen display. The current market price of 4G smartphone is roughly 3500 INR. The handset has a 4-inch touchscreen. It also offers dual SIM slots along with FM radio.
Celkon Smart 4G Smartphone
The device is powered by Android Marshmallow-powered, which allows complete access to all the apps on Google Play Store. Undoubtedly, the handset will be preinstalled with MyAirtel App, Airtel TV, and Wynk Music. The mobile is fueled by a 1500mAh battery. It is further powered by 1.3 GhZ quad core processor along with 1GB RAM. The device offers 8GB of internal storage, which can be expanded up to 32GB via a microSD card. It also offers a 3.2MP camera and a 2MP front camera.
The smartphone will be coupled with a monthly plan of 169 INR from Airtel. The 169 INR plan provides unlimited calling as well as 0.5GB data per day for 28 days.
“We are pleased to partner with Celkon in our endeavour to bring affordable smartphone options to the market and build an ‘open ecosystem’ of low cost devices. Celkon has strong brand affinity and deep distribution in southern Indian markets, and our partnership will enable us to serve a large set of customers with this affordable smartphone proposition. Airtel’s ‘Mera Pehla Smartphone’ proposition has received an extremely positive response from customers and we look forward to bringing more device partners on-board in the near future,” commented Raj Pudipeddi, who is the director, Consumer Business & CMO, of Bharti Airtel.