Jio 49 vs Airtel 47 vs Vodafone 47: Pocket Friendly Prepaid Recharge Plans Compared For Offers

We compare the cheap recharge plans by three major telcos in India - Jio, Vodafone, and Airtel.

Jio vs Vodafone vs Airtel

Like we always iterate, Jio has changed the landscape of Indian telecom industry. So much so that its competitors have taken up the challenge to challenge some of its cheapest. Playing at the forefront of the battleground are telcos like Bharti Airtel and Vodafone. Jio’s Rs. 49 plan has been a blockbuster hit among its subscribers and now other telcos have also started adding similar plans for their subscribers. Vodafone recently launched Rs. 47 prepaid recharge packs while Airtel already had identical plans for its prepaid users. In this article, we will list Rs. 47 plans by these telcos.

Jio Rs. 49 Prepaid Recharge Plan: Validity, Data, Benefits

Jio’s Rs. 49 plan is limited to Jio Phone users only. This plan comes with 1GB of 4G data, unlimited local and STD voice calling (VoLTE calls), and up to 50 SMSes free. The validity of this pack is 28 days. Additionally, this plan also grants access to a slew of Jio apps. After reaching FUP limit of data available in the pack, the speed gets compromised to 64Kbps. Although Jio’s plan is better than other similar priced plans by other telcos, its biggest shortcoming is that it is only valid for the Jio Phone users. If you have a Jio SIM and do not have a Jio Phone, then you won’t be able to avail Rs. 49 prepaid plan.

Vodafone Rs. 47 Prepaid Recharge Plan: Validity, Data, Benefits

Vodafone recently refreshed its Rs. 47 recharge pack. The new Rs. 47 prepaid recharge plan now offers 125 minutes of local and STD voice calls, up to 50 local and national SMSes, and 500MB of 3G/4G data. The validity period for the pack is 28 days. It’s worth noting that the same pack costs Rs. 48 in select circles like Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh. Besides, the same pack comes with 1GB of 3G/ 4G data in circles like Bihar and Jharkhand. For circles like Chennai, Chhattisgarh, Kolkata, and Madhya Pradesh, it includes talktime of up to 150 minutes.

Previously, the Rs. 47 pack included 1GB of 3G/ 4G data and was valid for only a day. It also didn’t include SMS or voice calling benefits. With the refreshed plan, it seems like Vodafone is trying to satisfy users with different interests in benefits like data, validity, voice calling, and SMS. The new Rs. 47 plan is a mix of all the benefits, of course, it may not appeal the users who just wanted 1GB data for a day, but for the ones who don’t have high data consumption, the new plan should be appealing.

Airtel Rs. 47 Prepaid Recharge Plan: Validity, Data, Benefits

Bharti Airtel’s Rs. 47 plan is a lot like Vodafone’s Rs. 47 plan. It also offers 150 minutes of local and STD voice calls, up to 50 local and STD SMSes, and 500MB of 3G/ 4G data. The validity period for this plan is 28 days. Airtel launched Rs. 47 plan to get in league with Vodafone and Jio. Similar to Vodafone, Bharti Airtel also introduced this plan to woo the users who want a chunk of every benefit.

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