This is the cheapest yearly Jio recharge plan with 1.5GB data/ day in India right now

Jio has multiple annual prepaid plans in the country, but how does its cheapest plan compare with Airtel and Vi? We find out.

Highlights
  • Jio’s cheapest annual prepaid plan offers a validity of 336 days
  • The plan gives you data, calling and other benefits
  • We compare the Jio plan with Airtel and Vi’s annual prepaid plans.

Off late, telecom operators like Jio, Airtel, and Vodafone Idea (Vi) are offering several annual prepaid plans, which help users save money and the trouble of renewing their packs every month or two. These yearly prepaid plans come with a validity of close to a year, a high daily data quota, and a slew of other benefits. Jio has the cheapest long-term prepaid plan in India, which gets you a validity of 336 days, along with free unlimited voice calls and more. Here are all the details of the Jio Rs 2,121 prepaid plan, what it offers, and a quick comparison with other annual prepaid plans from Airtel and Vi in the market right now.

The Rs 2,121 Jio recharge plan is the cheapest plan from the company with the daily data benefit for prepaid users. 

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Rs 2121 Jio recharge plan benefits

Unlike Airtel and Vi, Jio has tweaked its cheapest annual prepaid plan to offer a validity of 336 days. Because of this, you only have to pay Rs 2,121 for close to 11 months of usage. This brings the monthly cost of the plan to Rs 177. For the price, you get a 1.5GB data quota for each day, along with 100 SMS/day and unlimited voice calls to any network.

In addition to that, Jio is clubbing its suite of apps like JioTV, JioCinema, JioNews, JioCloud, and more for the user. If you need a true annual plan with 365 days of validity, the telco has plans for Rs 3,499, Rs 2,599, and Rs 2,399 that give you 3GB/day, 2GB/day (+10GB), and 2GB/day data usage, respectively. And if you take the Rs 2,599 plan, Jio also offers a 1-year subscription to the Disney+ Hotstar Mobile plan.

Rs 2121 Jio recharge plan vs Rs 2399 Jio recharge plan

Looking at both these prepaid plans, the major difference lies in the validity period and how many GBs you can utilise for free in a day. With the Rs 2,121 Jio recharge plan, you get 1.5GB/day usage, 100 SMS/day, unlimited voice calls, and a subscription to the Jio suite of apps like JioTV, JioCinema, and JioNews among others. The plan comes with a validity of 336 days.

But if you go for the Rs 2,399 Jio recharge plan, it offers 2GB/day data usage, for the validity of full 365 days. Other benefits are 100 SMS/day, unlimited voice calls, and access to apps like JioTV, JioCinema, and JioNews among others.

Rs 2121 Jio recharge plan vs Rs 2498 Airtel recharge plan

Jio’s cheapest annual recharge plan is Rs 350 lower than Airtel’s cheapest annual plan, which costs Rs 2498. Having said that, the extra money gets you more validity (365 days), compared to 336 days offered by Jio. Airtel is also giving 2GB/day data consumption for the whole period, along with free voice calls and 100 SMS/day.

That’s not all, Airtel users also get Amazon Prime Video Mobile free trial, 3 months Apollo 24|7 Circle, Free Hellotunes, Wynk Music, 1-year online course with Upskill, Rs 100 cashback on FASTag. On the other hand, the Jio plan comes with 1.5GB/day data, 100 SMS/day, unlimited voice calls, and access to apps like JioTV, JioCinema, and JioCloud among others.

Rs 2121 Jio recharge plan vs Rs 2399 Vi recharge plan

And finally, you have the Rs 2,399 Vi annual recharge plan that goes up against the Rs 2,121 Jio recharge plan. For the additional price, Vi only gives you the full quota of 365 days as a validity period. The rest of the benefits are 1.5GB/day data, unlimited voice calls, 100 SMS/day, an all-night binge that allows you to use high-speed internet between 12 AM to 6 AM for free, a weekend data rollover, and a subscription to Vi Movies and TV app.