Today, on completion of 40th year of reliance, Jio make a big announcement and takes a big step toward digital India. Jio launches their revolutionary Jio Phone for free. Yes, you read it right you are going to get a feature phone from jio with unbelievable features at cost of nothing, Rs.0.
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Reliance JioPhone Price
Jio have called their phone as India Ka Smartphone and introduces it at cost of Zero Rupees. This Jio Phone comes with 4G VoLTE support which makes it capable of running Jio 4G sim. The phone is going to launch for beta testing on 15th august and will be available for pre booking from 23rd August itself. As it’s completely free so jio have taken a step to stop misuse of phone, so they will be charging rs.1500 for phone when you buys it. However, these Rs.1500 rupees will be refunded back to you after 3 years so it’s not a bad deal at all.
JioPhone will come with attractive and special jio plans for jio phone. With this feature phone you will be able to make unlimited calls for free with access to high speed internet. There is a lot of other benefits of jio feature phone which will surprise you for sure.
This phone is made for all those Indians who can’t afford or operate a smartphone. Considering the need of a ordinary Indian Jio has made it so affordable and easy to use for all of users. The phone looks like a basic phone but carries a lot of powerful features and jio services such as Jio Music and Jio Cinema.
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Pre-Book Jio 4G Phone Online
Bookings for JioPhone will start online from 23rd August.
Jio Phone Features, Specifications
JioPhone comes with smart features which makes it a basic smartphone. The phone is very easy to use and provides a easy to use user interface which can be also controlled by voice commands. You can make free call, can play music, videos, SMS etc along with a lot of other things with just a voice command.
In the AGM, Sir Mukesh Ambani have told that the phone is going to be Made By India For India & In India. The Invention is going to be revolutionary device for all of us and for our country. This India Ka Smartphone will make it easier for Indians to stay connected at lowest cost. As the smartphone is super affordable or you can say completely free it will be a big product of century. As of now jio have covered large area of India with their 4G connectivity which helped them to become largest mobile operator of India.
The Jio’s Smartphone will make 4G network available for everyone and will replace the 2G network very soon. Jio have planned huge for their phone launch so they will be manufacturing over millions of phones every week and will be delivering them from September 2017 itself on first come first serve basis.
Online booking for Jio phone will start from 23rd August through Jio Retailer, MyJio app and jio.com website. Initially you will have to pay Rs.1500 for Jio phone which will be refunded back to you after 3 years.
This simple Jio phone will come with Alphanumeric keyboard which same as most of available basic phone. On middle of keyboard there will be 4-way navigation which let you easily open some useful functions of phone. This phone will come with 2.4″ QVGA Color Display. The phone will also come with SD Card Slot, VGA Camera, Microphone & Speaker, Headphone jack, Torchlight and FM Radio.
You will also get a charger and battery in the box, as per announcement it have a clear and bigger speaker then normal phones so you will not need a headphone, so it seems that there will be no earphone in the box.
When it comes to software part the phone will run on a different kind of operating system. Your JioPhone will have basic features such as call history, ringtone, torch and some advance features from Jio such as Jio music, cinema and voice operated user interface.
NFC Payments Support
The phone will also support NFC Payments which is kind of amazing as even not all high high priced smartphones support that. With NFC you can make payment withing seconds by just putting your phone near terminal. This method is so secured and will be available after a automatic software upgrade.
This a new technology tap and pay service which is available for all bank users. All you need to do it to link you bank Account with phone and you are ready to go. You can link your bank account, Jan Dhan Account, UPI account or debit or credit card to avail this facility.
Tarrifs For JioPhone
As expected calls will be always free for Jio phone. However, you will have to pay some amount for using other services.
The montly tarrif plans for Jio starts from just RS.153 per month. Another plan with more benefits costs RS.309. these plans are exclusively available for JioPhone users only. These plans will give you free unlimited calls, SMS and data along with access to Jio apps from your keypad phone.
There are two sachets also available for RS.24 & RS.54. Rs.24 plan will be valid for 2 days which RS.54 plan is valid for whole week.
Jio Phone-TV Cable
Jio have also invented a special TV cable for Jio phone, this cable makes it possible to watch content using Jio on your television. One need to recharge with 309₹ plan to use this service. This is special feature of this phone as it will support all TVs including old ones with CRT (Cathed Ray Tubes).
It’s all for now, stay tuned with us for pre-book JioPhone online.