Detel Mobiles, an Indian feature phone producer, and Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited have collaborated to provide new package offers to users. Users will be able to utilize a Detel D1 mobile along with a BSNL connection for a price of ₹499. The offer has gone effective from December 23 and is accessible in India.

The Detel D1 feature phone recommended the ‘most economical feature phone’ will be packed with a BSNL connection for a collaborate price of ₹499. This prepaid pack will offer its user ₹103 worth of talk time. Along with call rates of 15 paisa per minute for all BSNL to BSNL calls. Calls to other networks will be charged at 40 paise per minute. The pack also gives the user access to personal ringtone for 28 days.

Specifications of Detel D1 phone

The Detel D1 is single SIM feature phone that sports a 1.44-inch monochrome display. The phone runs a 650mAh battery. The Detel D1 has features like torch like phonebook, FM radio, speaker, and vibration mode.

On speaking about the partnership, Mr. Yogesh Bhatia, MD, S.G. Corporate Mobility (parent company of Detel), said, “India is one of the only places in the world where feature phones still outsell smartphones. Such phones are preferred by a large population either due to its price or its inherent simplicity. This initiative further propels our ideology to bring communication services in the most cost-effective manner.”

A spokesperson from BSNL Board said, “We are committed to providing affordable and efficient services to our customers. We aim to strengthen our reach in all the nooks and corners of the country. With this partnership, we aim to tap the untapped section who still feels that owning a phone is a luxury”.