Reliance Jio, Mukesh Ambani-owned firm shook up the telecom sector again with the ultimate 4G feature phone. Reliance has been witnessing customer addition to give the Jio Phone for free to customers. JioPhone has been introduced by Mukesh Ambani at the Reliance AGM on Friday. JioPhone is introduced as the “India ka Smartphone” launched at most “effective price” of Rs. 0. Buyers need to shell out the upfront refundable deposit of Rs. 1,500 for the device. JioPhone acts as the suitable option for the phone users who could not join the Jio 4G band wagon due to the higher cost associated with the modern Smartphone. After shocking the Indian Telecom Service with massive 4G service, Reliance Jio made the next step with featuring Smartphone suitable for user.
- Reliance Jio announced on Friday
- Pay Rs. 1,500 for JioPhone, fully refundable after 3 years
- Plans start at Rs. 153 with unlimited data, voice, and SMS
With the 500 million customer base in India, Reliance Jio gained major reputation from the people. Reliance Jio has been launched in September but offers of the company has been restricted for only the 4G Smartphone network users for making the calls. Reliance Jio introduced the VoLTE support technology in India for its 4G service. JioPhone comes with the 4G VoLTE support and it is easier to access the JioTV, JioCinema, and JioMusic.
JioPhone release date:
Mukesh Ambani announced the launch of ‘Jio Phone’ on Friday 21st July, 2017. JioPhone will be available only from August 15th 2017 for the beta testing and later will be available for pre-booking from August 24th 2017. JioPhone can be booked on MyJio app and Jio offline stores. The users who pre-booked the JioPhone can buy the Smartphone from September as first come first serve basis. JioPhone will be available with the different data packs that the user can choose.
JioPhone Specifications & features:
Akash and Isha Ambani have introduced the Jio Phone revealing that this Smartphone supports standard feature phone functionality with voice command feature. Isha Ambani stated that the Jio Phone is designed for the people to use without any difficulty. JioPhone comes with wide number of Apps, Browser and many others pre-installed from Jio’s offerings. JioPhone also featured the Facebook, JioPhone browser, as well as Modi’s Mann Ki Baat broadcast.
- Colours – Black
- Screen size (inches) – 2.40”
- Resolution – 240×320 pixels
- Expandable storage
- Expandable storage microSD type
- Bluetooth v 4.10
- FM radio
- Number of SIMs – 2
- 4G/ LTE
- Supports 4G in India (Band 40)
Akash Ambani confirmed that the JioPhone features a 2.4-inch display, 4G Volte support, Expandable storage, Panic button, FM Radio and many other features in the Smartphone.
Jio Phone has been introduced with Jio Phone Plans that starts at Rs. 153 with unlimited Data, SMS and Voice. Users could pay Rs. 153 per month and get the free voice and SMS with unlimited data with high-speed data FUP is 500MB per day. JioPhone user can also choose Rs. 309 per month plus the support to mirror your screen on the TV through the cable and could be plugged into CRT TVs. User can get the full refund on the deposit of Rs. 1500 JioPhone after 3 years. There are also 2 sachet packs that includes Rs. 24 for 2 days or Rs. 54 per week who do not like to commit to Rs. 153 as upfront payment.