BlackBerry has announced to make easy monthly installment schemes for the Z10 and BlackBerry Curve 9220 in India. BlackBerry has collaborated with credit card providers including major banks such as Axis Bank, Citibank, HDFC bank,HSBC, ICICI Bank, Kotak, SBI Card and Standard Chartered.
BlackBerry is following the EMI plans after Apple, Samsung and Nokia declared to sell their smartphones on installment basis. Apple returned Rs 7,777 cash to users who wanted to exchange their current phone for the iPhone 5.
Samsung also opted for the EMI route on the new Galaxy S4 while it is paying cash back offer on Galaxy range smartphones such as the Note and Grand.
Users can buy the Z10 by paying an EMI of Rs 4,799 for nine months. The BlackBerry Curve 9220 is also provided for an EMI of Rs 799 per month for 12 months by paying through credit cards.
No mark-up, no processing fee and 0% interest has been taken on these schemes. The offer will be launched in 2500 BlackBerry franchises across India followed by additional 400 outlets next week.
This EMI campaign signifies BlackBerry’s dedication to make smartphones easily accessible and affordable to the people, especially the new generation. The whole scenario of experiencing BlackBerry Z10 or Curve 9220 by paying a low EMI per month scheme is surely to draw attention and will definitely appeal genuine users, the company commented this Thursday.
The Smartphone maker has collaborated with Idea Cellular to introduce one year unlimited data plans for Rs 999 in different cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh.