Aircel tries to match Jio with its latest offer
Aircel tries to match Jio with its latest offerReuters

If you are ready to dole out about Rs 9,999, you can buy an iPhone!

Yes, you read it right. Aircel has announced a massive cut in iPhone 3GS price for its postpaid customers. The service provider offers iPhone 3GS for Rs 9,999, which is currently priced at over RS 20,000.

Meanwhile, the buyers have to pay an advance rental charge of Rs 3000, which offers an unlimited data usage plan for a whole year. Under this advanced renal scheme, subscribers are entitled for 2GB of data usage at 3G speeds in 3G circles, besides unlimited 3G data for a year.

With Aircel's iPhone offer also joins the budget phone category. The price of an iPhone is one of the prime elements which kept majority of samrtphone buyers away from it. Thus iPhone 3GS become first Apple's mobile devices to be available below Rs 10,000.

The Apple's third-generation iPhone was introduced to the markets in 2009. It was the successor of iPhone 3G.

It promises improved speed and performance with longer battery life, a high-quality 3 megapixel autofocus camera.

iPhone 3GS runs on Apple's Operating System 3.0. Surprisingly, the three-year-old samrtphone could be updated to the latest iOS 6. However, there were reports of customers complaining that their handsets functions slower after getting iOS 6 updated to their 3GS phones and also were unable to access to many of the improved features of latest OS.

Key features of iPhone 3G:

3.5-inch (diagonal) widescreen Multi-Touch display, 480x320-pixel resolution at 163 ppi, and support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously. It supports 3G and Wi-Fi. Has  3-megapixel primary camera, autofocus. And offers VGA video recording up to 30 frames per second with audio.