Bharti Airtel has partnered with Celkon Mobiles and launch a new smartphone in India, dubbed as, “Celkon Star 4G+” . This device has been launched in India at an effective price of Rs. 1,249 and it is a part of Airtel’s Mera Pehla 4G Smartphone initiative and it is the second smartphone from Celkon under the partnership at an effective price.
Talking about the Celkon Star 4G+ smartphone specifications, it featuring a large 4.0-inch WVGA touch-screen display with a screen resolution 800 x 480 pixels . The device is powered by 1.3GHz Quad-core processor coupled with 512MB RAM . As for the memory configurations, it comes with 4GB of internal storage capacity and expandable memory up to 32GB through microSD card slot.
It runs on Android v6.0 marshmallow operating system out of the box and is backed by 1,800 mAH battery capacity . It comes with pre-installed with My Airtel, Wynk Music and Airtel TV along with the usual support of Android apps on the Google Play Store . The device also supports Dual-SIM and it supports 4G VoLTE network support.
Coming to the optics department, the Celkon Star 4G+ smartphone is equipped with 3.2-megapixel camera with LED Flash on the back panel . Up the front, the device also houses a 2-megapixel front facing camera for selfies and clear video callings support.
Connectivity options on this Celkon Star 4G+ phone are as Wi-Fi Hotspot, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS with A-GPS, microUSB port, 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio, Dual-SIM, 4G VoLTE support . It comes in four premium color options – Gold, Champagne, Dark Blue and Black.
To Aavail this offers, Customers needs to make a down payment of Rs 2,749, and after that customers will have to make 36 continuous monthly recharges of Rs 169. The customer will get a cash refund of Rs 500 after 18 months and another Rs 1,000 after 36 months, taking the total cash benefit to Rs 1,500.
In case the user does not wish to opt for the Rs 169 bundled plan, she/he has the flexibility of doing recharges of any denomination and validity as per individual requirements. However, to claim the cash refund benefit, recharges worth Rs 3000 must be done within the first 18 months for Rs 500 cashback and another Rs 3000 over the next 18 months to claim the second cash back of Rs 1000.
Celkon Star 4G+ Smartphone Technical Specifications:
- SIM Type – Dual SIM with 4G VoLTE
- Display – 4-inch WVGA touch screen display
- Resolution – 800 x 480 pixels
- Operating System – Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS
- Processor – 1.3 GHz quad-core processor
- RAM – 512MB RAM
- ROM – 4GB internal storage memory
- Expansion Slot – Expandable memory up to 32GB via microSD
- Rear Camera – 3.2MP rear camera with LED flash
- Front Camera – 2MP front-facing camera
- Battery – 1,800 mAH battery
Speaking on the launch of Airtel, Celkon Star 4G+ smartphone, Venkatesh Vijayaraghavan, CEO – AP and Telangana, Bharti Airtel said:
“We are delighted to expand our partnership with Celkon. We view this collaboration as an opportunity to offer customers innovative solutions that combine the experience of India’s best smartphone network with the affordability and flexibility of the mobile platform offered by Celkon. We hope to deliver great value to consumers and help them fulfil their dream of owning a smartphone and enjoying the internet.”
Y Guru, Chairman and Managing Director, Celkon, said:
“After receiving tremendous response to Smart 4G in collaboration with Bharti Airtel, we are happy to offer Celkon Star 4G+, which is bound to appeal to all segments, with value for money specifications and stylish looks. We look forward to another success story in association with Airtel, reaching out to the masses with the best phone offered at a competitive price.”