Aircel, one of India’s leading telecom players, today celebrated the launch of the much awaited Apple iPhone 5. Renowned actress Amala Paul along with the Aircel senior management was part of the grand celebrations held at Aircel Towers on Poonamallee High Road.

Experience being the crux of what Aircel strives to offer its customers; the company today announced the new range of exciting usage plans giving a benefit of more than Rs. 20,000 annually with every iPhone 5. Aircel’s postpaid subscribers will enjoy exclusive usage plans which includes freedom from monthly rentals and additional benefits of free in-built usage (1GB data per month) bundled with voice (500 mins /month) and SMS (500 / month). In other words, Aircel Iphone 5 customers get all the above mentioned benefits for free. Post 12 months, the customer has to pay only Rs. 399/month to continue getting these benefits.

 Aircel will also launch a series of value based prepaid plans starting at just Rs. 399, with bundled data and SMS pack, specifically designed to suit the needs of its prepaid customers.

For a remarkable and excellent experience, Aircel’s iPhone customers will receive their devices with pre-loaded settings thereby facilitating a seamless internet access. In addition, a dedicated premium helpline will be launched to cater to all Aircel iPhone 5 customers. Priced at Rs. 45,500/- for the 16GB model, 52,500/-for the 32GB model and Rs 59,500/- for the 64GB model, Apple iPhone 5 will be available at all Aircel’s retail stores and on Aircel customers can avail the option of Easy EMI for 12 months through Aircel’s exclusive company stores.

Speaking at the occasion, Mr. Sankara Naraynan K, Regional Business Head, Chennai and ROTN said, “Firstly, I would like to congratulate the Apple team on the launch of the new iPhone 5. Aircel has always positioned itself as a data led telecom player and has addressed the multi-functionality of a mobile phone. Our long standing partnership with Apple only reiterates the fact that introduction of best handset devices in the market automatically leads to best consumer experience therefore resulting in high data usage”.

 “This exclusive partnership is a step ahead in the relationship announced last year when Aircel was chosen as the preferred telecom network to launch iPhone 4 & iPhone 4S in India”, he further added.

The event concluded with actress Amala along with Aircel senior management handing over the new Apple iPhone 5 handsets to the first set of customers who were present at the venue.

The most anticipated Apple handset after the iPhone 4, the new iPhone 5 is the thinnest and lightest iPhone ever, completely redesigned to feature a stunning new 4-inch Retina display; an Apple-designed A6 chip for blazing fast performance; and ultrafast wireless technology—all while delivering even better battery life.

With the launch of iPhone 5 also comes the launch of iOS 6, the world’s most advanced mobile operating system with over 200 new features including: the all new Maps app with Apple-designed cartography; Facebook integration and Passbook organization

Aircel iPhone 5 launch in Chennai circle