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Airtel announces Rs 6000 cashback on purchase of smartphones from leading brands

The initiative is part of Airtel’s flagship MeraPehla Smartphone program that aims to make it easier for more Indians to upgrade to quality smartphones

New Delhi: As part of its MeraPehla Smartphone program, Bharti Airtel Limited (“Airtel”) today announced yet another innovative initiatve to enable customers to upgrade to quality smartphones and enjoy a world-class digital experience on its high speed network.

        Airtel will offer an attractive cashback of Rs 6,000 to customers who purchasea new smartphone price uptoRs 12,000 (appx.) from leading brands. Over 150 smartphones are eligible for this benefit.To know more about the program and the list of eligible handsets visit [add URL]. 

To avail the Rs 6000 cashback benefit,a customer needs to recharge with a Airtel prepaid pack of INR 249 or above continuously (as per pack validity) for 36 months.The customer will receive the cashback in two parts -the first instalment of Rs 2000 after 18 months and the remaining Rs 4000 after 36 months.

        For e.g. A customer opts for a device priced Rs 6000. Sheenjoys generous data quotas and unlimited calling benefits with every Airtel repaid recharge to unlock a superior smartphone experience. At the end of 36 months, with an attractive cashback benefit of Rs 6000, the customer gets back her entire investment in the device while being able to stay digitally connected.

        Customers opting for this program are also eligible fora one time FREE screen replacement by Servify in case of damage.This offers an additionalcost benefit uptoRs 4800* (*estimated cost of screen replacement for a Rs.12,000 Smartphone). Once customer is on an eligible recharge pack, the screen replacement enrolment can be done on Airtel Thanks App within 90 days period.

Along with unlimited calling and generous data benefits, customers enjoya range of exclusive Airtel Thanks benefits with their prepaid recharges. These include FREE Wynk Musicsubscription and 30 day trial of Amazon Prime Video Mobile  Edition.

According to Shashwat Sharma, Director – Marketing & Communications: “Smartphones are now a basic need, especially in the post pandemic world, as customers look at access a range of services digitally. As millions of customers across India aspire for a quality smartphone for good online experience, our ambition is to make it easier for them to own the device of their choice. We will continue to bring to market a range of interventions as part of this innovative program and enable customers to get on to the digital highway.”

        Airtel’s high speed 5G ready network reaches every corner of India allowing customers to stay digitally connected on the go.