Bharti Airtel on Tuesday announced the sale of “Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular)”, starting May 11, a company statement said.
According to industry sources, Reliance Jio is also planning to bring Apple watch Series 3 at its stores with pre-orders starting May 4.
Jio, world’s largest mobile data network, today announced it will begin selling Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular), which adds built-in cellular to the world’s number one watch, with pre-orders starting May 4, 2018 and availability on May 11th, 2018.
With cellular, customers can go with just their Apple Watch and stay connected to the people and information they care about. To help Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular) customers get started, Jio will also offer a special introductory cellular trial.
To activate cellular service with Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular), customers first need to update iPhone to iOS 11.3 and watchOS 4.3, then tap Settings on iPhone > General > About and follow the prompt to update to the latest carrier settings.
To unleash the true potential of the Apple Watch Series 3 cellular, Jio announces “JioEverywhereConnect” service. With
JioEverywhereConnect, the users can use the same Jio on both the Iphone and Apple watch series 3 cellular.
For the first time ever Jio users using Apple watch series 3 cellular on Jio will not need to carry a phone to make calls, use internet and applications.
Continuing with it’s endeavour to make disruptive offerings accessible to Indians. Jio will offer ‘JioEverywhereConnect’ to Iphone users at no extra cost. This superior service of the same Jio number on two devices (On the Iphone and the Apple Watch Series 3 cellular) comes to users at the price of one subscription. Jio is also providing priority first day delivery on pre order.
Availability of Apple Watch Series 3 Cellular: Customers will be able to pre-order Apple Watch Series 3 Cellular beginning Friday, 4th May, 2018 at www.Jio.com, Reliance Digital and Jio Store, and the product will be available in stores starting Friday, 11th May, 2018.
Anyone who pre-books the Apple Watch Series 3 Cellular with a Jio connection, will not only be the first one to get the watch (limited stocks available), but will also have the option to get a priority home delivery, where the watch and the Jio service (including Mobile Number Portability) will be home delivered, and setup for Jio valued customers
Keeping up with its market-leadership in industry-defining tariffs, Reliance Jio will not charge anything additional for this supreme service where the subscriber’s Jio number doubles up and works on both the devices – the iPhone and the Apple Watch, providing the true freedom of cellular. The Jio user can continue to be on any of the existing Jio plans.
Unlike other operators, Jio is extending this benefit for both its prepaid and postpaid subscribers.
BENEFITS OF APPLE WATCH SERIES 3 CELLULAR ON JIO:
Always ON with Jio’s true 4G network: Apple Watch is designed to work best only on 4G networks. With Jio’s 100% All-4G network, users will remain always connected and in control.
2G networks not supported with Apple Watch Series 3: All operators in India except Jio operate large parts of their networks on 2G. With the Apple Watch Series 3 not supporting the legacy 2G technology anywhere in the world, users on legacy telecom networks will not be able to use this Watch for majority of the time.
Priority Service: When customers book an Apple Watch with Jio, they get access to priority delivery and installation of the product at home by digital specialists who are trained to deliver premium service experience.
24*7 Platinum care: In case a customer faces any issue that they cannot resolve through the self-serve MyJio Application, Jio offers a platinum care center trained to resolve all customer queries.
The Apple Watch Series 3 on Jio represents the coming together of a premium and advanced LTE network with world’s most advanced cellular technology device to offer an unmatched connected living experience at par with the best in the world.
To activate, open the Apple Watch icon on your iPhone, then pair the Apple Watch with your Jio number.
Please ensure that your iPhone 6s or newer model is on OS 11.3 or later.