After purchasing Nokia 2 or Nokia 3, the cashback offer will automatically kick in for the customer who should also be an Airtel subscriber. Airtel says that the cashback amount of Rs 2,000 will be provided to the customer in two instalments.
Airtel on Monday announced that it has partnered HMD Global to offer the latter’s entry-level smartphones – Nokia 2 and Nokia 3 – under the ‘Mera Pehla Smartphone’ campaign, which will bring down the effective cost of the smartphones by Rs 2,000 in India. Airtel will offer a cashback of Rs 2,000 to the Nokia 2 and Nokia 3 buyers against the down payment equal to the original price of the smartphones. The Nokia 2 and Nokia 3 are currently priced at Rs 4,999 and Rs 7,499, respectively, however, after the cashback the effective cost of both the smartphones will be Rs 2,999 and Rs 5,499, respectively.
The Airtel ‘Mera Pehla Smartphone’ initiative will allow the buyers to own Nokia 2 and Nokia 3 at more affordable costs. Both the Nokia 2 and Nokia 3 will come preloaded with Airtel’s Rs 169 recharge pack, which was recently introduced for the partner smartphones under the initiative. The Airtel Rs 169 recharge pack offers 1GB of 3G/ 4G data per day, unlimited calls – local, national, and roaming, and 100 SMSes per day for a 28-day validity.
After purchasing Nokia 2 or Nokia 3, the cashback offer will automatically kick in for the customer who should also be an Airtel subscriber. Airtel says that the cashback amount of Rs 2,000 will be provided to the customer in two instalments. In order to be eligible to receive the cashback, the customer should make recharges total worth Rs 3,500 within 18 months of the purchase date, after which the first cashback instalment of Rs 500 will be credited to the customer’s Airtel wallet or Payments Bank account. The remaining second instalment of Rs 1,500 will be credited to the customer after another set of recharges worth Rs 3,500 is made over next 18 months.
For the specifications, Nokia 3 is a budget smartphone that comes with specifications including a 5-inch display and a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek 6737 processor, coupled with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded further via microSD card up to 128GB. It has 8-megapixel rear cameras on both the sides – front and rear – however, with an LED flash at the back. The Nokia 3 is backed by a 2630mAh battery.
The Nokia 2, on the other hand, is an entry-level smartphone launched last year by HMD Global. It comes with specifications such as a 1.3GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 SoC paired with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of inbuilt storage that is expandable via microSD card up to 128GB. It has a 5-inch display and packs a 4000mAh battery under the hood. The Nokia 2 sports an 8-megapixel rear camera while a 5-megapixel shooter is mounted on the front of the smartphone.