Reliance Chairman Mukesh Ambani announced Jio Feature Phone Today. Tag line “India ka Smartphone” . The phone will be available from August 15 – for testing, and for pre-booking will start from August 24.
It will come with a couple of different data packs. Rs. 159 per month for which they will get free voice and SMS, and unlimited data, along with Jio apps, or they can pay Rs. 309 per month & get support for mirroring your screen on a TV and many more.
Jio Feature Phone Key :
- Will go on pre-booking from 24 August
- Supports 4G VoLTE for calls and data
- Will be available for free of cost
- Consumers to pay Rs 1,500 as refundable security deposit for 3 years
- SD card slot for memory expansion
- 2.4-inch display
- Supports digital payment via NFC
- Torch light
- New set of data plans, starting at Rs 153 for the device
JioPhone has a keyboard. Users can speak to the phone as well with voice commands. It also supports all Indian languages. It have unlimited data at Rs 153 per month on this 4G VoLTe feature phone/smartphone.
Jio has 125 million customers. Jio users make 250 crore minutes of voice call everyday.
The phone is likely to host HTML5 apps which will be designed by India.
Before Jio, India was ranked as 154th country.