Reliance Jio has finally made an official announcement for ‘JioPhone’. Reliance had its annual general meeting on 21st July and launched Reliance – Jio 4G phone. All new Jio 4G Phone is dual Sim handset which is expected to shake telecom industry once again. Check features of Jio Phone and details to book the phone below.
The majority of phone users of India don’t have smartphones. Due to high prices of smartphones, around 50 crore users can’t avail Jio 4G network services. Thus, Reliance has launched ‘Jio 4G phone’ which is available free of cost. Reliance Jio phone will be available for pre booking from August, though the Jiophone will be launched in September. The phone is available for free of cost, users just need to pay a sum of Rs 1500 as security deposit which will be refundable after a period of three years.
Jio 4G Phone Booking
Jio 4G phone could hit a chunk of incumbents 2G user base or end up with Era of 2G and 3G users. Reliance Jio 4G phone will have many features of the smartphone but will not have Whatsapp. The Jio 4G phone will be launched in September but will be available for pre-booking from 24 August. Pre-bookings for Reliance JioPhone can be made through My Jio app or Jio offline stores. Customers those who make pre-bookings can grab their Jio 4G phone handset from September on first come first basis. Users just need to pay Rs 1500 to get Jio 4G phone in their hands, though users can claim the refund after 3 years from the date of purchase. Users need to go on Reliance Jio website, click on Keep me posted banner. To book their phone; users need to fill the personal details of the form being the name, phone number, address and email address.
Customers those who make pre-bookings can grab their Jio 4G phone handset from September on first come first basis. Users just need to pay Rs 1500 to get Jio 4G phone in their hands, though users can claim the refund after 3 years from the date of purchase. Users need to go on Reliance Jio website, click on Keep me posted banner. To book their phone; users need to fill the personal details of the form being the name, phone number, address and email address. Once the form is submitted, email and SMS notification will be sent to confirm the booking.
Jio Phone Benefits & Plans
Users of JioPhone will get access to Reliance Jio services like voice calling, Sms, Jio apps like Jio Movies, Jio Tv at just Rs 153 per month. With this plan, users will also get access to the unlimited internet with a daily high-speed data cap of 500 MB. Jio Phone will come with optional Tv cable that will mirror Jio Phone screen to any TV. This feature will be available with only Rs 309 monthly plan. Thus, users have two prepaid plans to opt for Jio 4G phone i.e. Rs 153 or Rs 309 per month. Both plans will come with free unlimited Jio voice calling, data and SMS services.
Jio has also announced weekly and two days plans for its users. For the two-day plan, users can opt for Rs 24 plan or they can choose Rs 53 weekly plan to avail Jio services. All these plans are limited to Jio phone users and other users can not opt for these plans.
Reliance Jio Phone Specifications
Reliance Jio 4G feature phone will support all Jio apps, Facebook but WhatsApp won’t be operational for this phone. This phone will support 22 Indian languages and voice commands. Users will be able to make calls, search the web and send messages through voice commands. Reliance Jio 4G phone is 2.4-inch colour screen dual Sim phone with an alphanumeric keypad. The phone supports FM radio, rear camera, Bluetooth, NFC and 4G Volte. The main highlight of Jio 4G phone is NFC support system. Users of JioPhone will be able to make payments from linked bank account via UPI or through POS machines in place of the debit card. This hardware is already present but users need to get the software updated to avail this service.
Source: Indian Express