Vodafone India today announced its partnership expansion with itel Mobile, one of the leading mobile brand in India. For the first time, Vodafone is offering a cashback offer on itel smartphone. In the past time, Vodafone offered cashback on itel Mobile feature phones. The first smartphone of itel under Vodafone-itel partnership is itel A20.
This offer provides a cashback of Rs 2,100 to a customer purchasing the itel A20 smartphone, which brings its effective price down from Rs. 3,690 to just Rs. 1,590.
The primary aim of this partnership is to popularise 4G connectivity in the country. 4G data prices in India have come down a lot in the past 18 months, and it might go down even further.
To avail this exclusive offer, itel and Vodafone customers will have to buy the Itel A20 smartphone priced at Rs 3,690 and recharge with Rs 150 or more in a calendar month for 18 months. The recharge can be done either cumulatively or as a one-time recharge. At the end of 18 months, customers will receive a cashback of Rs 900. Upon continuing to recharge Rs 150 per month, customers can enjoy an additional cashback of Rs 1,200 after another 18 months.
The bundled offer can be availed up to March 31, 2018. Users will receive the cashback in their Vodafone M-Pesa wallets, allowing them to recharge, pay bills, transfer money or withdraw cash, according to their convenience.
Commenting on this offer, Avneesh Khosla, Associate Director – Consumer Business, Vodafone India said, “Millions of consumers in India are upgrading to smartphones to enjoy the benefits of mobile internet. We are delighted to partner with Itel to hand hold customers as they transition from feature phone to smartphone and provide a rich experience with Vodafone SuperNetTM 4G. We firmly believe, those affordable handsets along with pocket-friendly data prices will accelerate data adoption. The exciting cashback offers will make this digital journey a more affordable and enriching one for our customers.”
Talking about the specifications of the itel A20 smartphone, it has support for both VoLTE (Voice over LTE) and ViLTE (Video over LTE). The device comes powered by Android Nougat out of the box and is backed by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor. There's 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage, which can also be expanded up to 32GB with a microSD card. The smartphone is fuelled by a 1500mAh battery.