Mukesh Ambani, Reliance Infocomm Chairman on Friday, July 21st morning unveiled Reliance JioPhone and the booking of this device starts from August 24th, 2017.
Reliance JioPhone is the so long rumored ‘Jio 4G featured phone‘. It’s effectively priced at Rs 0 with a catch, i.e., you will have to deposit Rs 1500 as a security deposit to misuse, subject to refund after three years. This new phone by Reliance is designed to make 2G phone obsolete and Mukesh Ambani calls at as “India ka Intelligent Smartphone“.
Reliance JioPhone Booking
The Jio Phone will be available for pre booking from August 24 with the shipping starting from September 2017 based on ‘first come, first serve’ term. The exact dates haven’t been announced and company revealed that they are planning to five million units available every week. It will be a ‘Made in India‘ phone.
If you are looking to buy JioPhone, then you either do it using the MyJio app directly on your existing phone or you will have to visit the nearest Reliance Digital Store and stand in a que to get it.
It will be available from August 25, 2017, but it will be a beta test before the official booking are made available. Depending upon the beta test results, the first Jiophone pre-booking date of August 24 is tentative.
To once again remind you of Jio Phone Specifications, it comes with 2.4-inch QVGA display with 4 GB built-in memory and a micro SD card slot. It includes 2 mega pixel rear camera and 0.3 mega pixel front facing camera for selfies. It comes with a digital voice assistant and has a dedicated button to access it.
The device is expected to increase Jio 4G penetration and will be the most sold handset this year.