Reliance Jio impact: Airtel 4G Hotspot now available for Rs 999
Prices of Airtel's 4G Hotspot device and 4G dongle have been slashed by 50%. Should you go in for the JioFi or Airtel's 4G Hotspot?
- Airtel 4G Hotspot is available for Rs 999.
- Reliance Jio's JioFi is also available for Rs 999.
- Airtel 4G Dongle is now available for Rs 1,500.
Bharti Airtel has slashed the price of its 4G hotspot and 4G dongle by 50% to compete in the likes of Reliance Jio’s JioFi.
The Airtel 4G Hotspot is available for Rs 999 which was earlier priced at Rs 1,950, a report by TelecomTalk said.
The telecom operator has also revised the price of its 4G Dongle which was going for Rs 3,000 to now Rs 1,500.
Airtel’s 4G Hotspot can support up to 10 devices at a time. It does not require USB connections and has a 1500mAh Li-ion Polymer battery that lasts up to six hours, as per the company’s website.
It also has 3G or 2G connectivity options.
Reliance Jio was earlier promoting its JioFi device with cashback offers. The JioFi device is also available for Rs 999.
Features of the JioFi device as listed by the company’s website include HD voice calling services, high speed internet and over 10 devices connected.
However Jio recommends only up to 10 devices to be connected to its JioFi.
The company said JioFi has a download speed up to 150Mbps and upload speed up to 50 Mbps.
The JioFi also comes with 2300mAh battery that should last up to five or six hours the company said.