Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), India’s largest telecommunications service provider, today announced that it has begun selling Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular), which adds built-in cellular to the world’s number one watch. With cellular, customers can go with just their Apple Watch and stay connected to the people and information they care about.
Airtel customers on MyPlan Postpaid or Infinity Postpaid plans will be able to enjoy cellular services on Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular) for free. With Airtel’s pan-India high speed mobile broadband footprint, customers can always stay connected and access cellular services like voice calls, SMS, and apps on their Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular) without worrying about carrying their smartphones with them at all times.
Vani Venkatesh, Chief Marketing Officer, Bharti Airtel said, “At Airtel, we have always been a pioneer at innovations and offering exciting products to delight our customers. Today, we are happy to work once again with Apple to help our customers enjoy the Apple Watch Series 3 on India’s best smartphone network.”
Apple Watch Series 3 adds built-in cellular to the world’s number one watch. Whether users are out for a run, at the pool or just trying to be more active throughout their day, Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular allows them to stay connected, make calls, receive texts and more, even without iPhone nearby. The third-generation Apple Watch is an amazing health and fitness companion with intelligent coaching features, water resistance 50 meters and a barometric altimeter that measures relative elevation. Apple Watch Series 3 comes in two models, one with GPS and cellular, and one with GPS, both featuring a 70 percent faster dual-core processor and new wireless chip.
To activate cellular service with Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular), customers first need to update iOS 11.3 and watch OS 4.3, then tap Settings on iPhone > General > About and follow the prompt to update to the latest carrier settings.
Customers purchasing the new Apple Watch Series 3 from Airtel online store will get a cashback of Rs.5000 on ICICI credit cards.