Right after the announcement of official prices of Galaxy S10 smartphones, telecom operator, Bharti Airtel, has announced that it's bringing the Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10+ to its online store. For the unaware, Airtel Online Store offers the latest smartphones with monthly EMI option and bundled postpaid plan for up to 24 months. Samsung today opened pre-bookings for the Galaxy S10 devices in India and interested customers can do the same by heading over to online portals like Amazon, Flipkart, Samsung offline website, Paytm Mall and Tata CliQ. Additionally, Airtel is also taking pre-bookings for the Galaxy S10 and S10+ and even the 1TB variant of the latter is available. Do make a note that Airtel Online Store is offering the devices in both EMI scheme and at full price. Lastly, there are some pre-booking offers as well.
Airtel Online Store Offering Galaxy S10 and S10+ With 24 Months EMI Option
As stated above, customers can book the Galaxy S10 and S10+ on Airtel Online Store with 24-month EMI option. If a customer chooses the Galaxy S10+'s 128GB variant, then the upfront payable amount will be Rs 15,799. Going forward, the customer has to pay Rs 2,999 every month for the next 23 months. The price of the 128GB variant Galaxy S10+ is Rs 73,900. That being said, if the customer chooses the S10+ under the EMI scheme, then Airtel's postpaid plan also comes bundled. Airtel is offering the Rs 799 postpaid plan with the Galaxy S10+ and it offers 100GB of data with carry forward option, unlimited voice calling, free Amazon Prime subscription for one year, free Handset damage protection and 100 SMS per day. As of now, Airtel Online Store is showing only the 128GB variant of Galaxy S10+ for pre-booking, but the 512GB and 1TB variants will likely be added soon.
Talking about the Samsung Galaxy S10, Airtel Online Store is selling both the 128GB and 512GB variants of the phone. The 128GB variant with EMI option comes with an upfront payable amount of Rs 9,099 followed by Rs 2,499 for the next 24 months. Users choosing the 512GB variant of the Galaxy S10 will have to pay an upfront amount of Rs 13,809 along with Rs 3,499 monthly bill for 24 months.
Shashwat Sharma, Chief Brand Officer & Chief Marketing Officer, Bharti Airtel said, “We are pleased to add the Samsung Galaxy S10 range of devices on our store and offer a wider choice of 4G smartphones to customers. We continue to be committed to build a strong partner ecosystem with an aim to enable more and more customers to conveniently upgrade to premium smartphones at affordable prices. With our built-in plans, customers can unlock the true potential of the new Samsung Galaxy smartphones on our network.”
Airtel Online Store: Pre-Booking Offers on Galaxy S10 and S10+
Samsung has announced a slew of pre-booking offers for the Galaxy S10 and S10+ smartphones. Pre-booking customers will be eligible for getting a Galaxy Watch at Rs 9,999 or the newly launched Galaxy Buds at Rs 2,999. The pre-booking will take place from February 22, 2019, to March 5, 2019. Shipping of the devices will start from March 6.