After Reliance Jio, Idea Cellular to offer cashback of Rs 1500 on Panasonic’s P100 smartphone, Telecom News, ET Telecom

NEW DELHI: Telecom operator Idea Cellular has partnered with Panasonic to offer cashback on its 4G smartphone - P100. The telco is offering a cashback of Rs 1500 which would make the effective price of the device 25% lower than MRP, the company said in a statement on Monday.The move comes soon after Reliance Jio started offering cashback of Rs 2200 on select handset brands.Idea customers will get a cashback of Rs 300 after the first 12 months of use and after 12 months they’d be getting Rs 1200 cashback on the P100 smartphone priced starting Rs 5299.With Rs 1500 cashback, the effective price of the 4G device will be Rs 3799 and Rs 4499 for different variants.To avail the special offer, Idea customers will have to do a cumulative recharge of Rs 2500 during the first 12 months and the same amount during the next 12 months period. The customers will have to recharge with a minimum of Rs 199 or above, each month, to be eligible for the cashback.The recharge of Rs 199 is inclusive of unlimited calls across all networks, 28 GB data (1GB/day), 100 SMS/ Day, free roaming (outgoing and incoming) for a validity of 28 days.“Idea is committed to working towards increasing penetration of Idea 4G in India and provide seamless services to our customers along with offering affordable 4G smartphones through strategic partnerships and bundled offers”, said Sashi Shankar, Chief Marketing Officer, Idea Cellular.Panasonic P100 smartphone comes with a 5-inch HD display, 8 MP rear camera and 5 MP front camera.The device is powered by a 2200 mAh lithium ion battery and a Mediatek MTK 6737 Quad core Processor. The handset is equipped with Android- Nougat and is also integrated with the fingerprint sensor feature.The Panasonic P100 is available on Flipkart and will be sold through offline channels starting February 20.

February 19, 2018 07:52 UTC

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