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Bharat 1 4G feature phone launched, priced at Rs 2,200: Specifications and features - nairrk - 10-17-2017


With the onset of the festive season, BSNL and Micromax have joined hands to launch a new 4G feature phone, called the Bharat 1. Priced at Rs 2,200, the feature phone will be available across India at offline and online retail points, starting October 20.

Referred to as the “pataka phone” by Micromax, the Bharat 1 attempts to compete against the Reliance JioPhone with its offerings. Essentially, the Bharat 1 comes bundled with a Rs 97 BSNL Unlimited Plan, in which users get unlimited calling hours, unlimited data, free roaming and free SMS, with a one-month validity.

“With the Rs 97 plan offered by BSNL with the Bharat 1, I believe the network provider will be able to make its mark with this offering in the competitive telecom industry,” said Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha at the event.

Micromax Bharat 1 specifications, features
In terms of specifications, the Micromax Bharat 1 features a 2.4-inch QVGA display, and a removable battery. Under the hood is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 205 chipset with 512MB of RAM and 4GB of onboard storage. For photography, it has a basic VGA selfie camera, and a 2-megapixel camera at the back.

The Bharat 1 comes with dual-SIM connectivity and support for 3G and 4G VoLTE. It is fueled by a 2,000mAh battery. The feature phone has support for 22 Indian languages.

Additionally, the Bharat 1 comes bundled with the BHIM app, and has support for net banking, and access to the BSNL app. It also has Live TV, music, movies and videos bundled with it.

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RE: Bharat 1 4G feature phone launched, priced at Rs 2,200: Specifications and features - nairrk - 10-20-2017

More details:

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This plan will be implemented with effect from 17-10-2017 on PAN India basis. This plan will be applicable to those customers who have purchased BSNL Co-branded Micromax device under reverse bundling scheme and this plan will not be made available to other customers. From 2nd month onward the Bundled Voucher with same MRP i.e. Rs 97/- (inclusive of GST) will act as STV with unlimited voice and 5 GB data ( speed reduced to 80Kbps after 5GB) and validity of 28 days. This STV 97 will be applicable to those customers only who have done FRC (First Rechrge Coupon) of Rs 97. The SIM under this scheme will be activated through e-KYC mode only.

FAQs on BSNL New Unlimited Voice & Data Plan @ ₹97 for Micromax Bharat-1 phone

Q1: Whether Free SMS is LOC/STD any net SMS?
Answer: Yes, Free SMS LOC/STD on any net

Q2: Whether Free SMS /Free VOICE is allowed in HPLMN & BSNL ROAMING or only in HPLMN?
Answer: Free SMS /Free VOICE is allowed in HPLMN & BSNL ROAMING area also expect ( Mumbai and Delhi).

Q3: All other Tariff as per Minute will not include the special benefit of "Full Talk value offer"?
Answer: Only full talk value offer is allowed.

Q4: Whether migration to other plans allowed?
Answer: Plan 97 is exclusively available to customer who purchases Micromax Device. Other customers are not allowed plan 97. However, If a Micromax customer who opted plan 97 may migrate to other plan if he wishes so.

Q5: Whether the customers are to be allowed to recharge existing plan voucher for the first time if they do not need PLAN97? If yes, by mistake if customer recharges some other plan voucher, again whether he should be allowed to recharge PV97 or not?
Answer: This plan is meant for Micromax bundling purpose. However if customer wants to recharge with another plan voucher. He may be allowed. Yes, but it must be ensured that it is to be done in genuine cases only and all the terms and conditions of the tariff are complied with.

Q6: From 2nd month onward bundled voucher 97 will act as STV then what about validity extension of customer in this plan after 365 days?
Answer: After 365 days customer may opt any plan voucher for validity extension.

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