On Friday, Reliance Industries Limited chairman Mukesh Ambani announced the launch of a Jio smartphone, named as, Jio 4G VoLTE feature phone and interestingly, it will be available for free. Yes, you heard it right.
India Ka Smartphone
Mukesh Ambani designated the phone as “India Ka Smartphone.” The phone will technically cost Rs 0 but the company will take the one-time refundable security of Rs 1,500 which will be given back to the customers when they return the used phone to the company.
Updates About Jio Phone
Here are some updates regarding Jio 4GVolte feature phone:
- The Jio phone will be available for sale on a first come, first serve basis.
- The pre-booking of the Jio phone will starts from August 24.
- Jio phone will be made in India as it fulfils Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s dream project.
- The Jio phone will have 22 languages.
- It will offer unlimited data and voice calls for Rs 153 per month.
- According to an estimate, 5 million Jiophones will be sold every week.
- Jio phone will offer users to do voice calls and unlimited data at Rs.153.
According to the Financial Express, Mukesh Ambani said: “Today Jio is going to reinvent the conventional feature phone. We will end digital exclusion in India. Reliance Jio is expanding physical distribution network and will have 10,000 Jio offices by September.”
He further added: “Entry-level smartphones cost between Rs 3,000-4,500. Had challenged engineers at Jio to find a solution to this cost.”
Reliance Jio Phone Features
- Jio Phone supports voice command, internet search and keyboard.
- Jio phone contains all Jio’s apps like JioTv, JioCinema and JioMusic.