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Airtel online store debuts with iPhone 7 at Rs 7,777: here's how the deal works

The store aims to offer a range of premium smartphones with affordable down payments, instant credit verification and financing, and bundled monthly plans

Khalid Anzar  |  New Delhi 

iPhone 7

Airtel is currently offering the 7 and 7 Plus through its Online Store, which went live on October 16 and offers a range of premium smartphones with affordable down payments, instant credit verification, and financing along with bundled monthly plans.

Currently, the telecom major is offering the 7 with 32 GB storage at a down payment of Rs 7,777. The smartphone comes bundled with additional data, free calls and national roaming, and an Airtel secure package that covers the device against any physical damage and offers cyber protection.

To avail the 7 offer through the Airtel online store, customers need to make a down payment of Rs 7,777 and enroll for 24 monthly instalments of Rs 2,499 each. The monthly instalments include the postpaid connection benefits that the telecom major is bundling along with the device. These benefits include 30 GB data, unlimited calling (local, STD, national roaming), and Airtel Secure package.

Airtel has partnered with Apple Inc., HDFC Bank, Clix Capital, Seynse Technologies, Brightstar Telecommunications and Vulcan Express to enable the digital experience on its Online Store.

Here is how to buy a device through Airtel online store:
  • Go to www.airtel.in/onlinestore and select the device of your choice
  • Check your eligibility and get instant loan approvals
  • Make the down payment for phone    
  • The device will be delivered to your preferred location/address

“This is yet another exciting digital innovation from Airtel to delight customers. Not only are we making it easier for millions of customers to upgrade to devices they always wanted, we are also making the entire process seamless and simple through digital technologies,” said Harmeen Mehta, Global CIO & Director – Engineering,

Airtel’s Online Store launch is part of Project Next – Airtel’s digital innovation programme aimed at transforming customer experience across all of its services and touch points. Airtel plans to invest up to Rs 2,000 crore under Project Next.

First Published: Tue, October 17 2017. 10:32 IST