Telecom giant Airtel is going to offer one year free 4G service along with along with unlimited calling with its own network. This offer will be applicable to the buyers of Micromax Canvas 2 mobile phone that witnessed its launch today.
Shubhajit Sen, Chief Marketing Officer of Micromax said, “Micromax Canvas 2 will come with one year of unlimited Airtel to Airtel calling, unlimited data at no extra cost for both existing and new Airtel customers”.
Micromax has launched its dual SIM 4G VoLTE smartphone Canvas 2, which is priced at 11,999. As per the agreement Airtel will offer 1GB of 4G data every day.
Users who will purchase Canvas 2 device will also get 400 minutes of calling per day to any network in India for one year with a limit of 1500 minutes weekly.
“We saw huge queues in front of the Reliance (Jio) stores when they launched 3 months free offer. For 1 year, we don’t know what would be the response. After that three-month offer has become norm but for 1 year no one has seen the response,” Micromax Informatics co-founder, Rahul Sharma said.
“By the end of next week, it will be available across 40 -60 per cent of our market in the country. This is first phone in India with Corning Gorilla Glass 5. We will be disappointed if atleast 1 million Canvas 2 are not shipped till Diwali season,” Sen said.
Micromax Canvas 2 will not be accessible via online means and will be sold only through offline mode. The smartphone runs on operating system Android Nougat. It comes with MediaTek quad core chipset, 3,050 mAh battery promising talk time of up to 11 hours, 3GB RAM, 16 GB internal storage and 64 GB expandable memory.
“We will sell this phone offline only because offline buyers are looking for something more. With this phone, we are offering them 1 Year of screen replacement and 30 day smartphone replacement,” Sen said.