How Airtel Smartphone scores over Jio feature phone?

Airtel launched its new 4G smartphone “Karbonn A40 Indian”. Airtel Smartphone phone comes with a bigger display screen (4 inch) for better video, app and online experience. It runs on Android based OS (7.0 Nougat) with full access to all apps on Google Play Store – YouTube, WhatsApp, Facebook etc. Jio Feature phone with Kai OS (which is closed) does not support popular apps like YT, FB, WhatsApp etc.

Airtel Smartphone phone comes with dual SIM slots (both open) allows the customer to use it as he/she wants and get the best value out of the device without being bound. Ownership of the phone totally with the customer. No worries about returning the phone to avail full cash back. No difficult conditions attached to avail the cashback.

Feature By feature:

  Airtel Smartphone Jio Feature phone
Display 4 inch 2.4inch display
Storage 8GB 4GB
Processor 1.3 gh dual core 1.2 gh dual core
Camera Rear 2MP 2MP
Battery 1400mah 2000mah
SIM Open for all – 2 SIMS slots Locked to JIO
Network 2G/ 3G/ 4G Only 4G
Google Playstore Yes. Free to use all apps. Comes Google Certified with Open Ecosystem Locked to Jio


  Airtel Smartphone Jio Feature phone
Cash back Rs. 500 @ 18 months; Rs 1000 @ 36 months; No lock in period of 3 years Rs. 1500/ end of 3 years; Locked to phone for 3 years
Phone Phone not to be returned. Ownership with customer Phone to be returned (only after 36 months); Numerous conditions attached


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