by Suman Gupta
New Delhi, September, 2018: Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), India’s leading telecommunications service provider, announced that starting today customers can pre-order iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max on its Online Store (www.airtel.in/onlinestore).The smartphones will be delivered to customers beginning September 28, 2018.
iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max are the most advanced iPhones ever, taking the vision for the future of the smartphone to a new level, featuring stunning 5.8-inch and 6.5-inch Super Retina displays that offer remarkable brightness and true blacks while showing 60 percent greater dynamic range in HDR photos. iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max bring an improved dual camera system that offers breakthrough photo and video features, A12 Bionic chip with next-generation Neural Engine, faster Face ID, wider stereo sound, longer battery life, splash and water resistance,* the most durable glass ever in a smartphone, a beautiful new gold finish that joins silver and space gray, and introduce Gigabit-class LTE for even faster download speeds.** iPhone XS Max offers a more immersive experience with over 3 million pixels for videos, movies and games, offering the largest display ever in an iPhone. Both phones introduce Dual SIM to iPhone through the use of a nano-SIM and digital eSIM.
A 5% cash back benefit on EMI transactions for 12 and 24 months tenure and 5X reward points on non-EMI transactions will be available on purchases made via Citibank and Axis Bank credit cards. For more details on pricing and plans, please visit www.airtel.in/onlinestore. As part of a special offer, select Airtel smartphone customers will also be able to order their iPhones on Online Store and pick-up from designated Airtel retail stores on September 28 and September 29, 2018. Eligible customers will receive a notification on MyAirtel app and the offer is applicable basis availability of stocks.
iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max are splash-, water- and dust-resistant, and were tested under controlled laboratory conditions with a rating of IP68 under IEC standard 60529 (maximum depth of 2 meters up to 30 minutes). Splash, water and dust resistance are not permanent conditions, and resistance might decrease as a result of normal wear. Do not attempt to charge a wet iPhone; refer to the user guide for cleaning and drying instructions. Liquid damage not covered under warranty.
Speeds vary based on site conditions and carrier. For details on LTE support, see apple.com/iphone/LTE.
Dual SIM support will be available via a free software update later this fall. Use of Dual SIM requires two wireless service plans (which may include restrictions on roaming). Certain restrictions apply to use.
About Bharti Airtel Limited : Bharti Airtel Limited is a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 16 countries across Asia and Africa. Headquartered in New Delhi, India, the company ranks amongst the top 3 mobile service providers globally in terms of subscribers. In India, the company’s product offerings include 2G, 3G and 4G wireless services, mobile commerce, fixed line services, high speed home broadband, DTH, enterprise services including national & international long distance services to carriers. In the rest of the geographies, it offers 2G, 3G, 4G wireless services and mobile commerce. Bharti Airtel had over 456 million customers across its operations at the end of June 2018. To know more please visit, www.airtel.com