Samsung Galaxy S4 has been in the news for wrong reasons recently, with reports
of sales slowing downs and various analysts revising shipping estimates
in the downward direction.
On the back of these reports comes the
news that Samsung has launched many schemes to push sales of its
flagship smartphone in India.
According to one offer, the company
is offering a free magnetic cover along with the purchase of the Samsung
Galaxy S4. This cover is dubbed S-View Cover and
is worth Rs. 2,499. The USP of this cover is that it customises the
screen of Samsung Galaxy S4 as a display window.
offer is valid for all Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphones purchased between
June 10 to June 30, 2013. To avail this offer, users will have to login
to the special offer page by Samsung and key in the IMEI number of their
Samsung Galaxy S4, their mobile number and email address. The website
also shares that to redeem this offers, users should keep a copy of
their invoice in JPG or PDF form handy.
If the idea of a cover
does not sound appealing, you can opt for a one-time screen replacement
worth Rs. 7,000 at an additional cost of Rs.500. In addition to this,
Samsung is offering 60+ live TV channels, 250 movies, 25 HD games,
2.5lakhs songs worth Rs.12,000. To activate this offer, the users will
have to send a text to 56886 with the message 'MYOFFER'.
had launched its the Galaxy S4 in India in April for Rs. 41,500.
However, the smartphone is currently available at the Samsung India
online store for Rs. 40,300. The company is also running an EMI scheme
for this smartphone, under which the users can purchase Samsung Galaxy
S4 by paying zero down payment and 12 installments of Rs.3,358 each. The
company claims that purchasing smartphone via this scheme will help
users in saving Rs. 3,250.
Samsung has also tied up with Vodafone
to offer special 'all-in-one' tariff plan that allows Galaxy S4 users to
save up to Rs. 12,000 and enjoy 3G data. This offer is open for both
post-paid and pre-paid subscribers.
subscribers of Samsung Galaxy S4 will have to shell out Rs. 1,199 as the
monthly rental and will be entitled to unlimited Internet (with 3GB
data allowance under fair usage policy). In addition to this the
subscriber will also get 3000 local and STD voice minutes and 750 local
and national SMS. The subscribers will also get Missed Call Intimation
for 12 months in this plan.
Pre-paid subscribers on the
other hand have a choice of two recharges. The first recharge option is
of Rs. 677 and offers unlimited Internet (1GB allowance), 1,000 local
and STD voice minutes and 500 local and national SMS. This recharge is
valid for 30 days. The other option is with recharge of Rs 345, which
offers unlimited Internet (512MB allowance), 500 local and STD voice
minutes and 250 local and national SMS and is valid 15 days.