Reliance Jio 4G Feature Phone Launched Price of Rs 0 : Plans, Booking Details, Specs

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Reliance on Friday launched its much-awaited Jio 4G phone, Reliance Jio is coming up with a 4G feature phone at an "effective" price of Rs 0.

Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) on Friday announced the launch of 'intelligent smartphone' JioPhone, which will be available for beta testing from August 15.

JioPhone comes bundled with Rs 153  ($2.38) plan which will offer unlimited voice calls, data access, SMS and free access to Jio apps for one month

Jio Feature Phone Price

Mukesh Ambani announced Jio Phone was introduced as “India ka Smartphone”, for an “effective price of Rs. 0” . customers have to pay a fully refundable Rs 1,500 secuirty deposit while taking a JioPhone. Effectively the cost of the JioPhone is Rs 500 per year

Jio Feature Phone Launch date

The Reliance Jio Phone will be available for pre-booking from August 24 in India. This phone will be sold on a first-come-first-serve basis. It will be available for all from September.The company has a target of making 5 million Jio Phones available every week

Jio Feature Phone Specs

The Jio Phone, although it looks like a feature phone, seems to be running some sort of software that is based on Android. Ambani calls the phone the world's cheapest most intelligent phone

- 2.4-inch display
- Alpha numeric keypad
- Supports digital payment via NFC
- SD card slot for memory expansion
- supports 22 Indian languages
- Torch light
- Supports 4G VoLTE for calls and data