Airtel vs Jio vs Vodafone Idea: latest prepaid plans and what you will get
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- Reliance Jio has followed Airtel and Vi to hike the prices of its prepaid plans.
- Here, we take a look at all the latest plans offered by the three telecom providers.
- You can take a look at the plans and choose the best network provider for you.
AdvertisementReliance Jio has followed its competitors Airtel and Vodafone Idea (Vi) to hike the prices of its prepaid plans. The latest plans of Reliance Jio were announced yesterday, November 28th, and will come into effect from December 1st onwards.
In this article, we compare the plans offered by the three telecom operators. If you are a prepaid plan user, it will help you decide which company is offering the best plans so you can continue using your current network or port to a new network.
Jio prepaid plans
Let’s first take a look at all the Reliance Jio prepaid plans.
While the plans offer the same benefits in terms of data, calls and SMS. the price of the plans has been hiked. The basic plan that started at ₹75 is increased to ₹91 offering 3GB data, 50 SMS and unlimited calling for 28 days on JioPhone.
|Jio||₹91||28 days||3GB||Unlimited||50 SMS|
|Jio||₹155||28 days||2GB||Unlimited||300 SMS|
|Jio||₹179||24 days||1GB/ day||Unlimited||100 SMS/day|
|Jio||₹239||28 days||1.5GB/ day, unlimited voice,100 SMS/ day||Unlimited||100 SMS/ day|
|Jio||₹299||28 days||2GB/ day,||Unlimited||100 SMS/ day|
|Jio||₹479||56 days||1.5GB/ day,||Unlimited||100 SMS/ day|
|Jio||₹533||56 days||2GB/ day,||Unlimited||100 SMS/ day|
|Jio||₹395||84 days||6GB,||Unlimited||1,000 SMS|
|Jio||₹666||84 days||1.5GB/ day||Unlimited||100 SMS/ day|
|Jio||₹719||84 days||2GB/ day,||Unlimited||100 SMS/ day|
|Jio||₹1559||336 days||24GB,||Unlimited||3600 SMS|
|Jio||₹2879||365 days||2GB/ day,||Unlimited||100 SMS/ day|
|Jio||₹61 (data plan)||NA||6GB||NA||NA|
|Jio||₹121 (data plan)||NA||12GB||NA||NA|
|Jio||₹301(data plan)||30 days||50GB||NA||NA|
The premium plan for 365 days has been increased to ₹2,879 from ₹2,399 offering the same benefits of 2GG data per day, unlimited calls and 100 SMS/day.
Airtel prepaid plans
Now, we take a look at hiked Airtel prepaid plans.
The basic plan of Airtel starts at ₹99 offering ₹99 talktime and 200MB data, valid for 28 days. The most premium plan is now priced at ₹2999 offering you 2GB data/day, unlimited calling and 100 SMS/day, valid for 365 days.
|Airtel||₹99||28 Days||200MB||₹99 talk time, 1paise/sec voice tariff||NA|
|Airtel||₹179||28 Days||2GB||Unlimited||100 SMS/ day|
|Airtel||₹265||28 days||1GB/ day||Unlimited||100 SMS/ day|
|Airtel||₹299||28 Days||1.5GB/day||Unlimited||100 SMS/ day|
|Airtel||₹359||28 Days||2GB/ day||Unlimited||100 SMS/ day|
|Airtel||₹455||84 Days||6GB||Unlimited||100 SMS/ day|
|Airtel||₹549||56 Days||2GB/day||Unlimited||100 SMS/ day|
|Airtel||₹719||84 Days||1.5GB/day||Unlimited||100 SMS/ day|
|Airtel||₹839||84 Days||2GB/day||Unlimited||100 SMS/ day|
|Airtel||₹1799||365 Days||24GB||Unlimited||100 SMS/ day|
|Airtel||₹2999||365 Days||2GB/day||Unlimited||100 SMS/ day|
|Airtel||₹58 (data pack)||NA||3GB||NA||NA|
|Airtel||₹118 (data pack)||NA||12GB||NA||NA|
|Airtel||301 (data ₹pack)||NA||50GB||NA||NA|
Vodafone Idea prepaid plans
Here is a look at all the prepaid plans available for Vodafone Idea prepaid users.
Like Airtel, the basic plan of Vi is available at ₹99, offering ₹99 talktime and 200MB data. The most premium plan offers 1.5GB/day, unlimited calls and 100 SMS/day for 365 days.
|Vi||₹99||28 Days||200MB||₹99 talk time, 1paise/sec voice tariff||NA|
|Vi||₹179||28 Days||2GB||Unlimited||300 SMS|
|Vi||₹269||28 Days||1GB/ day||Unlimited||100 SMS/ day|
|Vi||₹299||28 Days||1.5GB/ day||Unlimited||100 SMS/ day|
|Vi||₹359||28 Days||2GB/ day||Unlimited||100 SMS/ day|
|Vi||₹479||56 Days||1.5GB/ day||Unlimited||100 SMS/ day|
|Vi||₹539||56 Days||2GB/ day||Unlimited||100 SMS/ day|
|Vi||₹459||84 Days||6GB||Unlimited||100 SMS/ day|
|Vi||₹719||84 Days||1.5GB/ day||Unlimited||100 SMS/ day|
|Vi||₹839||84 Days||2GB/ day||Unlimited||100 SMS/ day|
|Vi||₹1,799||365 Days||24GB||Unlimited||3,600 SMS|
|Vi||₹2,899||365 Days||1.5GB/ day||Unlimited||100 SMS/ day|
|Vi||₹58 (data plan)||28 Days||3GB data||NA||NA|
|Vi||₹118(data plan)||28 Days||12GB data||NA||NA|
|Vi||₹298(data plan)||28 Days||50GB data||NA||NA|
|Vi||₹418(data plan)||56 Days||100GB data||NA||NA|
The best plans
Although all three service providers have hiked the prices of their prepaid plans, Reliance Jio still offers the most economical plans out of the three. The Airtel and Vi plans are almost identical. So if you are on any of these networks, you don’t need to port your SIM to the others. However, you can always port to Reliance Jio to benefit from the best plans.
You can also take a look at the postpaid plans offered by these network providers. Here are all the postpaid plans offered by Jio, Airtel and Vi.
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