Jio vs Airtel vs Vodafone: Cheapest Prepaid Recharge Packs, Unlimited Data Offers Compared

Find the best telecom operator that offers cheapest prepaid recharge packs among Jio, Airtel and Vodafone


The telecom market is hosting chaos with the major players trying to take each other down with their lucrative plans and unlimited recharge packs. We have been keeping you posted on the latest from all the najor telecom giants. If you have been following our telecom stories, you’d realize that the month of May alone has seen so many offers, prepaid recharge plans, cricket packs, internet add-on packs and what not. For the final showdown of the month, we are comparing the cheapest prepaid recharge plans, unlimited data offers from the mains- Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel, and Vodafone. For this article, we are considering all the recharge plans under Rs. 100.

Reliance Jio: Cheapest Prepaid Recharge Plans

Reliance Jio has the honor of introducing the price war to the telecom industry. With its unlimited data and voice call benefits plans, the internet has reached to almost every smartphone in the country. Reliance Jio is still coming up with new offers and seasonal recharge packs to maintain their reputation. Here are some of the cheapest plans from Jio:

Rs. 19 Prepaid Recharge Plan: This pack offers 0.15GB data for a time period of 1 day. After the 0.15GB limit is met, the speed decreases to 64/kbps. The pack also offers unlimited voice calling along 20 free SMSes.

Rs 52 Prepaid Recharge Plan: With a validity of 7 days, this pack offers a total of 1.05GB of data. The daily data cap on the plan is 0.15GB. The speed is reduced to 64kbps after hitting the daily data usage limit. The recharge plan also offers unlimited voice calling and 70 free SMSes.

Rs 98 Prepaid Recharge Plan:  This pack offers a total of 2GB data. It comes bundled with unlimited voice calling benefits and 300 free SMSes.

Airtel: Cheapest Prepaid Recharge Plans

Airtel has been very quick on the offer uptakes from Reliance Jio. The telco has rolled out several impressive plans to take on Jio. The popularity of this telecom operator is not unknown. But, ever since Reliance Jio entered the market, Airtel has been facing a tough time retaining their subscribers base and getting new customers onboard. Here is the list of cheapest offerings from Bharti Airtel:

Prepaid Recharge Plan for Rs 6: This pack offers STD mobile calls at 25 paise per minute for a time period of 28 days.

Prepaid Recharge Plan for Rs 8: This starter pack offers local and STD calls at 30 paise per minute for a time period of 56 days.

Prepaid Recharge Plan for Rs 17: This pack also comes with talk time benefits. The plan offers local mobile calls at 1.2 paise per 2 seconds for a validity of 28 days.

Prepaid Recharge Plan for Rs 40: This plan offers a talk time balance of Rs. 35 with unlimited validity.

Prepaid Recharge Plan for Rs 48: This recharge plan offers a total of 1GB data for 28 days.

Prepaid Recharge Plan for Rs 98: This plan offers 5GB for 28 days validity.

Prepaid Recharge Plan for Rs 99:  This pack offers 1GB data with an additional 30GB data. It also offers unlimited voice calling benefits including local, STD calls, and roaming calls. Also, it comes with 100 free SMSes to be consumed in 28 days only. The entire plan carries a validity of 28 days.

Vodafone: Cheapest Prepaid Recharge Plans

Vodafone has remained very active for quite some time. It has recently launched prepaid recharge plans above 300 to take on both, Airtel and Reliance Jio. Here is the list of the latest most reasonable plans from the telco:

Prepaid Recharge Pack for Rs 21: The lowest priced plan from Vodafone offers 3G/4G data for one hour, as mentioned on the official website.

Prepaid Recharge Pack for Rs. 27: This one is an internet pack offering 250MB of 4G/3G/2G data for 3 days.

Prepaid Recharge Pack for Rs. 37: This offer from Vodafone is an internet pack that carries a validity of 5 days. The plan offers 375MB of 4G/3G/2G data. When you hit 375MB, you will be charged at the rate of 4 paise per 10 kb.

Prepaid Recharge Pack for Rs 95: This is also an internet pack with no talk-time option. It offers 1 GB of 4G/3G/2G. After crossing 1 GB, you will be charged 4p/10kb.

It’s a wrap for some of the cheapest plans from Jio, Airtel, and Vodafone. Stay tuned for more updates on the latest plans and offers.

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Gargi’s inclination towards gadgets developed over the four years that she invested on her Electronics and Communication degree. She last worked at HeyMojo Inc., where she lead the product marketing team and designed chatbots for the top QSRs around the world. Currently, she is a regular contributor at MySmartPrice and plans on enlightening readers with interesting news on smartphones and telecom industry. Oh, and did we forget to mention that she is also a growth hacker.