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Yes, you read it correctly. Reliance Jio launched the much-awaited 4G LTE phone, named as JioPhone, for free!
Reliance Jio phone has been the talk of the town for quite a while now. The wait is now over. Mukesh Ambani, at the company’s 40th AGM meeting, launched the new JioPhone for Rs. 0. JioPhone will be available for free, but the customers would be expected to pay a refundable security deposit of Rs. 1,500, which the users can get it back by the end of three years. It is expected that around 10 lakh JioPhones would hit the market in the first phase.
Reliance JioPhone features
Reliance Chairman, Mukesh Ambani further specified that both voice and data will be free for an affordable monthly plan of Rs. 153. Also, the company will offer similar features for a weekly plan for Rs. 54, and a 2-day plan for Rs. 24.
Other important features of JioPhone include calls, text messaging on voice command, internet surfing, and cable to connect the device to TV (including the old CRT monitor TVs) to view content. The phone comes preloaded with all Jio applications like Jio Music, Jio TV, and Jio Cinema.
Reliance JioPhone specifications
The new JioPhone is equipped with 512MB RAM and an internal storage of 4GB. It also includes an SD card slot for storage expansion. The phone comes with a 2.4-inch display, 2MP rear camera, VGA front camera, panic button, and FM radio. Connectivity features include dual SIM functionality, Bluetooth, Hotspot, and WiFi. What’s more, the phone has Near Field Communications (NFC) technology to support UPI payments.
With the influx of so many mobile phones in the Indian market, Reliance JioPhone can make a remarkable impact. A feature phone for free (!) seemed like a dream until now. One only has to wait for a few more weeks to see it as a reality.
Pre-booking for Reliance JioPhone starts from 24 August 2017, and will be available in the market from September 2017.
Some questions answers that can arose in your mind :-
Q-Where can I buy Reliance JioPhone from and how?
A-The only way to buy Reliance JioPhone is by pre-booking it, as it is sold on first come first serve basis. You can pre-book the phone through Reliance Jio’s MyJio app or you can visit a Jio retailer. Pre-booking starts from 24 August 2017.
Q-Is Reliance JioPhone really free of cost?
A-Yes. But you have to pay Rs.1500/- as a security deposit. This is refundable after three years upon returning the phone.
Q-Does Reliance JioPhone support video calling?
A-It is unclear at the moment. But going by the specifications of the phone (with just 512MB of RAM, VGA front camera), it doesn’t seem like it supports video calling. But there are other important features embedded in the phone like text messaging on voice command, internet surfing, and cable to connect the device to TV (including the old CRT monitor TVs) to view content. The phone comes preloaded with all Jio applications like Jio Music, Jio TV, and Jio Cinema.
Q-Can I use SIM cards other than Jio SIM cards?
A-No. The phone is exclusively made for Jio customers.
Q-What kind of games can I play on the new Reliance JioPhone?
A-The new Reliance JioPhone is a basic feature phone with 512MB RAM and 4GB of internal memory and 2.4-inch screen of 240×320 pixels. It is specifically made for basic mobile phone usage like calls, texts, and internet usage. So do not expect some high-intensity games to run on JioPhone. But it is unclear as to what kind of games the phone supports as of now.
Q-What data packs are available for Reliance JioPhone?
A-You can continue to use Jio Dhan Dhana Dhan package, which is available for Rs.309. Other than this, both voice and data will be free for an affordable monthly plan of Rs. 153. Also, the company has claimed to offer similar features for a weekly plan for Rs. 54, and a 2-day plan for Rs. 24.
Q-What are the features under Rs.153 data plan?
A-The Rs.153 Jio recharge pack will have a validity of 28 days. It offers unlimited 4G internet, which is limited to 500MB per day, post which the speed reduces. However, SMSs and calls are free and unlimited. Users will also get access to a few Jio apps.
Q-What are the features of JioPhone Cable TV?
A-JioPhone Cable TV accessory can project the content playing on the apps (JioTV and JioCinema) onto your TV. You can screen the content on modern and as well as CRT televisions. You can use JioPhone Cable TV feature only if you have subscribed to Jio Dhan Dhana Dhan plan of Rs.309.
Q-How many hours of video can I screen on TV using JioPhone Cable TV feature?
A-With monthly subscirption of Jio Dhan Dhana Dhan plan of Rs.309, you can watch up to four hours of video.
Q-How many languages does the JioPhone feature?
A-Reliance JioPhone features 22 major languages.
Q-I have heard that the new Reliance JioPhone features a distress call system. Is this true?
Yes. If you long-press number 5 on the keypad of the JioPhone, a distress message will be sent to registered contacts. It sends your exact location to the registered contacts.
Q-Do I have to change my data plan with the new Reliance JioPhone?
A-Not at all. Jio Prime members can continue with Jio Dhan Dhana Dhan plan of Rs.309.