Reliance Jio Phone 4G mobile: Specs, features, pre-booking, data plan, date of sale, availability

Jio Phone launched: Mukesh Ambani has unveiled the JioPhone at the Reliance Industries Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2017. Here are the Specs, features, pre booking, 4G data plan, date of sale, availability and everything else you need to know.

Price and data plans:

1. Reliance Industries Limited chairman Mukesh Ambani on Friday announced the JioPhone, a 4G VoLTE feature phone which he called ‘India ka Smartphone’.

2. The JioPhone’s effective price is Rs 0. This means, you can buy the phone at Rs 1500, which will be refunded after 3 years.

3. The phone is a feature phone, but with a larger screen, access to apps and of course 4G data and 4G VoLTE calls and will effectively cost the customer Rs 0 for the device.

4. JioPhone users will have to pay just Rs 153 a month, including the cost of the phone. There will be a weekly plan of Rs 54 and a two-day plan of Rs 24 with all the same features.

Features:

5. The highlight of this phone is the 4G VoLTE, it has a voice command interface, and comes pre-loaded with Jio’s apps loaded on it.

6. JioPhone has a 2.4-inch display and can play the JioCinema app as well. So users can watch movies on this feature/smartphone smash.

7. It has an SOS feature as well, which can be activated by pressing 5. There is support for NFC that enables quick payments, and the ability to cast content.

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Availability and date of sale:

8. The phone will be available for beta testing from August 15 and for pre-booking from August 24.

9. The phones will be available for sale at a first-come, first serve basis from the last quarter of 2017. The target is to make 5 million phones available every week.

10. The JioPhone will always have free voice calls. From August 15, the JioPhone will come with free unlimited data.

Other things to know:

11. The phone has been created by Indian engineers for an Indian audience.

12. The phone will offer an innovative cable link to television to help users view content on a big screen at home. Users will need to buy the Jio Dhan Dhana Dhan package of Rs 309 to get the extra data needed for this.

13. The phone also responds to voice commands, which is unprecedented for a feature phone anywhere in the world.

14. Jio will be the greatest accelerator of the Bharat-India connectivity, said Mukesh Ambani.

15. Mukesh Ambani declared 15th August 2017, as ‘DIGITAL FREEDOM’ for all feature phone users with JioPhone.

GENERAL
Release dateJuly 2017
Form factorBar
Removable batteryNo
ColoursBlack
SAR valueNA
DISPLAY
Screen size (inches)2.40
TouchscreenNo
Resolution240×320 pixels
HARDWARE
Expandable storageYes
Expandable storage typemicroSD
CAMERA
FlashNo
Front cameraNo
CONNECTIVITY
Wi-FiNo
Wi-Fi standards supportedNA
GPSNo
BluetoothYes, v 4.10
NFCYes
InfraredNo
USB OTGNo
HeadphonesYes
FMYes
Number of SIMs1
SIM 1
SIM Type
GSM/CDMAGSM
3GNo
4G/ LTEYes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40)Yes
SENSORS
Compass/ MagnetometerNo
Proximity sensorNo
AccelerometerNo
Ambient light sensorNo
GyroscopeNo
BarometerNo
Temperature sensorNo

 

 

Nirmal Kalthiya

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