Reliance Communication (RCom) is eying on the high-end smartphone market in India with the launch of iPhone 5 under its network with around 50% discounted 3G data plans and other free bundled offers including free voice minutes, free Facebook, Twitter and Whatsapp access. RCom also seems to stuck a deal with Apple to offer its iPhone customers with almost 50% discounted 3G data plans, which will be applicable for the lifetime of the customer in the network. Customers with old Apple iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S smartphones will also get this benefits.
In the discounted 3G plans RCom will offer iPhone owners with 2GB of 3G data usage along with 100 free local voice minutes under the Plan 1 which will cost monthly Rs 304. Under Plan 2 subscribers will get 3GB of data usage along with 200 free local voice minutes for a monthly recharge of Rs 504. Under Plan 3 subscribers will get 6GB of data usage along with 400 free local voice minutes for a monthly recharge of Rs 804 and finally under the Plan 4 subscribers will get 10GB of 3G data usage along with 500 free local voice minutes for a monthly recharge of Rs 1004.
In addition iPhone users will get free 90 days access to Facebook, Twitter and Whatsapp services. They will also get additional benefits on data usage for Facetime service on iPhone.
The discounted 3G data plans and free bundled benefits are applicable to both Prepaid and Postpaid customers pan India. As a promotional offer for the first three days of the offer (starting from today 28-06-2013) RCom will offer free premium numbers to customers buying iPhone from Reliance Worlds & Reliance Mobile Stores.
The price for iPhone 5 remains the same as the prices Apple announced in India with 16GB version priced at Rs 45,500, 32GB priced at Rs 52,500 and 64GB priced at 59,500.