Jio Phone Launched
Reliance Jio Phone bookings have been started from August 24 via the MyJio app, official website, and authorized Reliance Jio offline retailers. Jio has released the full specifications of Jio Phone on its website.
Jio Phone specifications and Features
The single Nano-Sim Jio Phone sports a 2.4-inch QWVGA (240×320 pixels) display, and is powered by the SPRD 9820A/QC8905 dual-core processor with Mali-400 GPU and 512 MB of RAM. It offers 4 GB of internal storage, which is further expandable using a micro sd card (up to 128GB).
There’s a 2-megapixel rear camera at the back and a VGA front camera. The Jio Phone having a 2000 mAh battery that is rated to offer 12 hours of talk time and 15 days of standby time. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth v4.1, Wi-Fi, NFC, FM Radio, GPS, and USB 2.0 support. Jio Phone comes with voice-enabled search with Jio Assistant that allows you to open apps, search on Google, and even compose sms. It works in English and Hindi both. The Jio Phone also allows you to connect the phone to the TV for projection using the Jio Media Cable As mentioned, it comes with 22 Indian language support including Assamese, Bengali, Bodo, Dogri, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Kashmiri, Konkani, Maithili, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Nepali, Oriya, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Santhali, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.
As of now, the Jio Phone is only available in Black, and in-box accessories include the handset, removable battery, charger adaptor, quick service guide, warranty card, and SIM card. The first Jio-branded phone will come preloaded with apps such as Jio Cinema, Jio Music, Jio TV, and Jio Xpress News, along with popular instant messaging and social networking apps.
On launching of Phone Mukesh Ambani said that “Today, I am delighted to announce that Jio Phone will be available to all Indians for an effective price of – Rs 0. A Jio Phone user can use the Jio Phone for 36 months and can get a full refund of the security deposit of Rs 1,500 by returning the used Jio Phone. Net-net, you pay nothing for the Jio Phone.”