The battle is on between Airtel and Reliance Jio. One is India’s biggest telecom service provider, while the other is aspiring to grab that spot anytime soon. What’s great about the Airtel Vs Jio feud is that customers are now spoilt for choice with both telcos offering extremely similar, if not the same, data and calling plans at competing prices.
While prepaid plans on Airtel and Jio change almost on a weekly basis, here‘s how the two telcos compare on their prepaid tariffs and offerings right now. We will look at all the Airtel and Jio prepaid plans that offer unlimited calling, bundled data and free SMSes in the Rs 52 - Rs 509 range. So let’s get started.
Airtel Rs 59 prepaid plan
This is Bharti Airtel’s lowest prepaid plan offering unlimited local and STD calling, free outgoing while roaming, 100 SMSes and 500MB of 3G/4G data. The Rs 59 Airtel recharge is valid for only 7 days.
Reliance Jio Rs 52 prepaid plan
In competition to Airtel’s Rs 59 plan, Reliance Jio offers its Rs 52 prepaid recharge plan. With the Rs 52 Jio prepaid recharge, users can avail 1.05GB data (0.15GB per day), unlimited local, STD and roaming calls, 70 SMSes, and complimentary subscription to Jio apps for a period of 7 days.
Airtel Rs 93 prepaid plan
With a recharge of Rs 93, Airtel offers its prepaid users unlimited Local, STD, and Roaming calls, along with 100 SMSes per day and 1GB 3G/4G data for a period of 10 days.
Reliance Jio Rs 98 prepaid plan
Reliance Jio’s plan is a tad expensive that Airtel in this price range. Jio offers a Rs 98 recharge plan which gives users unlimited calling, 140 SMSes, a complimentary subscription to Jio’s apps and a total of 2.1GB of 4G data with and FUP of 150MB of data per day. Jio’s Rs 98 sachet plan is valid for a period of 14 days.
Airtel Rs 149 prepaid plan
Airtel recently revised its Rs 149 prepaid plan to offer more validity and compete head-on with Jio. The refreshed Rs 149 prepaid plan from Airtel will now offer 1GB of daily data with unlimited local and national calls, and 100 free SMSes per day for a validity period of 28 days. However, this plan may not be available in all regions.
Reliance Jio Rs 149 prepaid plan
Reliance Jio also has a Rs 149 prepaid recharge plan with a total of 28GB of data on offer. Jio’s plan gives users 1GB daily data, 100 SMSes, and unlimited calling for a period of 28 days. Jio’s Rs 149 plan also offers free access to the telco’s suite of apps.
Airtel Rs 199 prepaid plan
Airtel has just update its Rs 199 prepaid recharge offering. The plan now gives Airtel prepaid users 1.4GB of daily 3G/4G data, unlimited local, STD and roaming calls and 100 SMSes per day for a period of 28 days.
Reliance Jio Rs 198 prepaid plan
In contrast, Reliance Jio offers a Rs 198 recharge with 1.5GB of daily 4G data, unlimited calling, 100 SMSes and Jio apps access for a period of 28 days.
Airtel Rs 349 prepaid plan
Airtel’s Rs 349 prepaid recharge plan gives users 2.5GB of daily 3G/4G data, unlimited local, STD and roaming calls and 100 SMSes per day for a period of 28 days.
Reliance Jio Rs 349 prepaid plan
In comparison to Airtel, Reliance Jio’s Rs 349 recharge plan comes with 1GB of daily 4G data, unlimited calling, 100 SMSes and complimentary Jio apps access for a period of 28 days.
Airtel Rs 399 prepaid plan
With a recharge of Rs 399, Airtel offers a 70 day validity, 1GB daily data (70GB in all), unlimited local, STD and roaming calls and 100 SMSes per day.
Reliance Jio Rs 399 prepaid plan
Reliance Jio’s Rs 399 prepaid plan is equipped to give users 1GB daily data, unlimited calling, 100 SMSes, and complimentary Jio apps subscription for a period of 84 day.
Reliance Jio Rs 398 prepaid plan
Jio also offers a Rs 398 prepaid recharge plan in contrast to Airtel’s Rs 399 plan. With a recharge of Rs 398 Jio users get 1.5GB of daily data (total 105GB), unlimited calling, 100 SMSes, and complimentary Jio apps subscription for a period of 70 days.
Airtel Rs 448 prepaid plan
With a recharge of Rs 448, Airtel offers 1.4GB of daily 3G/4G data for a period of 82 days along with unlimited calls and 100 SMSes/day. This takes the total data offered by this plan to 114.8GB
Reliance Jio Rs 448 prepaid plan
Jio gives users 1.5GB of 4G data daily along with unlimited calling, 100 SMSes, Jio apps’ subscription, and a validity of 84 days with its Rs 448 prepaid plan. This makes the total data offering by Jio higher than Airtel’s at the same price. The total offered by Jio data in this plan comes to 126GB.
Reliance Jio Rs 449 prepaid plan
Jio also offers a Rs 449 prepaid plan with 1GB of daily data instead of 1.5GB as is in the previously stated plan. The Rs 449 Jio plan has a validity of 91 days and comes bundled with unlimited VoLTE calls, 100 SMSes/day and free subscription to Jio apps.
Airtel Rs 509 prepaid plan
At Rs 509, Airtel offers 1.4GB of daily 3G/4G data for a period of 90 days along with unlimited calls and 100 SMSes/day. The total data offered in this plan is 126GB.
Reliance Jio Rs 509 prepaid plan
For Rs 509, Reliance Jio gives its prepaid users 3GB of daily data for a period of 28 days, along with unlimited calls, 100 SMSes/day and Jio apps access. The total data offered in this plan is 84GB.
So those were all of Airtel and Jio's prepaid plans from Rs 52 to Rs 509 compared in one place. Let us know your thoughts on the ongoing Airtel Vs Jio tariff battle in our comments section below.