Sony Ericsson W8 is the world’s 1st walkman phone on Andriod 2.1. The offer has been sweetened with a 100% money back guarantee throughout India.
The features and the offers in the offering has been summarized below
About Sony Ericsson W8:
MOP of W8 is Rs. 10,190.
It is designed for Entertainment and is equipped with Smartphone features as well.
It provides the Walkman experience, has a 3″ touchscreen and is perfect for watching Movies, Browsing the net and Gaming.
It works on the Android 2.1 platform (access to 200K apps), has a customisable Home
Screen and 4 Corner UI, 3.2 MP Camera, aGPS , WiFi , Bluetooth and Premium
Headset – MH710, 4Gb MicroSD.
In addition the pack comes along with some free goodies, such as:
Accessories include a Reliance branded removable Antenna and Speakers apart from
an additional Black back cover.
Exclusive “Money Back Offers” – Only for new Activations and MNP port-in customers
|Money Back Offer||SE W8(3G)||SE W8(2G)|
|Offer Validity (No. of Months)||12||12|
|Recharge MRP (Rs.)||660||660|
|Free Talk Time (Rs)||360||360|
|Voice||Local R2R Usage (secs)||36000||36000|
|NLD R2R (secs)||0||36000|
|SMS||Local & STD SMS (No.s)||3600||3600|
|Data||Data in GB||0.5||3.6|
|VAS||Mobile TV Pack Value (Rs.)||250||0|
|Value to Customer in Rs.||1679||1539|
|Discount in Rs.||1019||879|
|Discount in 12 Months||12228||10548|
In Postpaid Value of above freebies is Rs. 2649/- for 3G and Rs. 2499/- for 2G (Call rates taken at Rs.0.5 per min, SMS at 10p per SMS, Data at Rs. 349/- for 0.5Gb, Mobile TV pack at Rs. 250/-)
· In Prepaid Customer gets value of Rs. 1679/- for 3G and Rs. 1539/- for 2G (Call rates taken at Rs.1p/sec, SMS at 10p per SMS, Data at Rs. 349/- for 0.5Gb for 3G and Rs. 99 for 2G,Mobile TV pack at Rs. 250/-). The customer therefore saves Rs. 1019 and Rs. 879 in 3G and 2G respectively which translates to Rs. 12k and Rs. 10.5k.
· Overage will be charged as per ‘pay per second’ plans i.e., 1p/sec for voice and ‘pay as you
go’ for Data i.e.,10p/10Kb upto 50Mb and 1p/10Kb beyond that.
· In prepaid the customer needs to activate SIM (given FOC), do a Rs. 660 e-recharge and make a first call immediately. This sequence of activity has to be maintained. The offer is activated within 48 hours of the first call only if the IMEI belongs to the W8 series. If the recharge is done on any phone other than W8 the customer will get only core balance after 9 days.
The whole package looks quite good, especially wen looking from the money back point. An Andriod make walkman with free goodies and backed by really good tariff plans is sure to grasp a handful among the Indians.