Yesterday Mukesh Ambani the Owner of Reliance Jio has announced the launch of its most rumored Jio 4G phone (feature Phone), which is named as JioPhone. Along with that they have also announced Jio cable TV device. Mr. Ambani has also mentioned that, this surprising feature phone will be available for free, but the buyers only have to deposit a security amount of Rs. 1500, which is refundable after 3 years on returning the unit.
This is for the 2nd time when Jio is coming with it’s another product to dominate all his competitors. Jio, which started initially by providing free services, has garnered 10 crore paid subscribers since its launch.
- Plans will start at Rs. 153 with unlimited
data, voice, and SMS
- Buyers need to pay Rs. 1,500 for the phone, which is fully refundable after 3 years
- The Jio 4G Phone will have a 2.4-inch screen, 512 MB RAM and 4 GB memory
Jio 4G phone/JioPhone releasing date and other details
JioPhone will be available from August 15 – for testing, in beta. After that it will be available for the pre-booking from August 24 onwards, using the MyJio app and Jio offline stores. Pre-booked users will can purchase the phone from September onwards, on a first come first serve basis. It will be also equipped with a couple of different data packs.
Jio 4G phone/JioPhone plans
There is an option to the users, for either paying Rs. 153 per month, in which they will get free voice, SMS, and obviously unlimited data (high-speed data FUP is 500 MB per day), equipped with Jio apps or they can choose to pay Rs. 309 per month to get all this, plus the support for screen sharing on a TV, via a cable that can even be plugged into CRT TVs. As expected Jio has also 2 mini sachet packs, at Rs. 24 for two days, or Rs. 54 per week, for those who don’t want to stick with 153 or 309 plan.
Jio 4G phone/JioPhone features and Specifications
The best part of this new phone is it has 4G VoLTE, and a voice command interface, and comes with various pre-loaded Jio apps.
JioPhone has 2.4-inch display. So users can watch movies on this feature phone.
|Release date||July 2017|
|Screen size (inches)||2.4|
|Expandable storage||Yes (Micro SD)|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v 4.10|
“Jio will be the greatest accelerator of the Bharat-India connectivity” – Mukesh Ambani.
If I am not wrong, this is actually the addition to the features of any regular phone such as FM radio torch light, headphone jack, SD card slot and inbuilt ringtones.
Note: As of now Reliance Jio has not officially confirmed about the availability of Whats-app in the new Jio 4G phone.
These are all about upcoming Jio 4G Phone, if you have any additional information please comment below.