Vodafone just announced their partnership with Itel mobiles. Itel mobiles are known in India to provide excellent low budget value for money devices. Vodafone is now offering a cashback with the latest Itel device Itel A20. Vodafone has previously offered cashback offers on Itel feature phones before, but this is the first smartphone with the offer since their partnership.
This cashback offer provides the phone at more than 50% cashback. The total cashback amount on offer from Vodafone for the itel A20 is Rs 2,100. The price of the device officially is Rs. 3,690 but the cashback offer brings it down to just Rs. 1,590.
Vodafone plans to increase their 4G customer baseline with this partnership. By offering deals on entry-level 4G smartphones, Vodafone can achieve it. In the last 18 months, 4G packs prices have declined, making it easily available for everyone. However, the prices are expected to steep even further.
To get this offer, you need to purchase the A20 at Rs 3,690 and then recharge your Vodafone number with Rs 150 or more for 18 consecutive months. The recharge can be done on a time basis or month by month basis. After the initial 18 months, you will receive a cashback of Rs 900. Then by continuing to recharge with Rs 150 plan or above you will the other half of the cashback offer. The second time you will receive a cashback of Rs 1200.
This cashback offer is available for purchase until 31st March 2018. The cashback amount will be transferred to the customer’s Vodafone M-Pesa wallet. One can use the money to recharge, pay utility bills, transfer the amount to their bank account, pay online or any other need as per convenience.
The Associate Director of Consumer Business, Vodafone India, Mr Avneesh Khosla said in a statement that Vodafone recognises the fact that Millions of consumers in India are upgrading to smartphones for internet access. They plan to provide Indian consumers fast internet connection with their SuperNetTM 4G services. To make this possible Vodafone has joined hands with Itel promising fast internet at cheap rates and cashback offers. They believe providing budget plans for pocket-friendly smartphones will increase data consumption. With the cashback offer, Vodafone plans to deliver 4G net at cheap rates for everyone to use.
Now talking about the 4G smartphone, itel A20 offers VoLTE(Voice Over LTE) as well as ViLTE(Video Over LTE) services. On the software front, the device comes with Android Nougat 7.0 out of the box. The processor inside the device is unspecified but is known to be clocked at 1.3 GHz. Moreover, for multitasking, we get 1GB of RAM, and for storage, we get 8GB of internal storage which can later be expanded to 32GB by using a microSD card. A 1500 mAh lithium battery powers the device.