Mukesh Ambani, chairman of RIL on the occasion of 40years Reliance Industries launched most affordable Jio 4G phone which is free of cost. The phone is available at a security deposit of ₹1500 which refunded after 3 years. This feature phone is available for testing from August 15 and Pre-booking will start from August 25. Users who Pre-book the phone will get the Jio Phone from September on First come First serve basis.
Mukesh Ambani took the stage and unveiled the Jio Phone which is most affordable feature phone which supports 4G voLTE as Jio only has 4G voLTE network. It makes calls and receives calls with 4G voLTE and other Jio services like Jio TV, Jio Cinema, Jio Music are also available on this phone.
Jio Phone will also have other interesting features which are not found in other Feature phones as well some entry level Smart Phones. The Jio phone comes with Voice Assistant built and supports up to 22 Indian languages. It also comes with SOS emergency feature which is activated when you long press 5, it automatically sends emergency messages to numbers you saved for SOS with your location which include longitude and latitude coordinates.
Akash and Isha Ambani demonstrated the Voice Assistant Features and other features on the stage while introducing the demo they also showed the glimpse of the Jio Phone apps including PM MODI’s man ki baat broadcast. They also shared the upcoming feature of Jio Phone by which you can make payment using tap and pay feature with secure NFC, which is similar to Samsung pay.
Also, new plans were introduced with Jio Phone. The Jio Phone users can enjoy unlimited free calls and 4G data along with all Jio apps at ₹153. Along with ₹153 pack, two new packs are introduced which is called Sachet packs ₹24 for two days and ₹54 for a week. Jio Phone also bring a revolutionary way to see TV, users can mirror the Jio Tv from their phone to TV including the old CRT TV
For this, you need to get JioPhone TV cable which you could connect it to your TV, to use this service user needs to recharge with ₹309 instead of ₹153.
JIO PHONE SPECIFICATIONS
- 2.4-inch Screen size
- T9 keypad and 4-way Navkey
- Connectivity: CAT4 LTE band 3,5,40
- OS: KAI OS
- RAM: 512MB
- Internal storage: 4GB
- microSD card slot: expandable up to 128GB
- Dual Sim
- Front Camera: VGA
- Rear Camera: 2MP
- Battery: Li-ion 3.7V 2000mAh
- Bluetooth V4.1
- PIMS and Standard apps(Contact, Message, Settings, Camera, Photo, Video, Music, Calendar, FM, Browser, File Manager, Notes, Calculator, Clock, Games, etc.)
- Vo Wi-Fi
- SAR value: 1.215 W/Kg
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