Friday, July 21, 2017
Mukesh Ambani today in its AGM launched ‘India ka Smartphone’ launched at Rs.0 with refundable deposit of Rs.1,500 to the people.
Mukesh Ambani announced that it will be available from August 15 for test and will be up for pre-booking from August 24 from the MyJio app and Jio offline stores. Buyers who pre-book the phone will be able to get it from September on first come first serve basis.
Users will get free voice and SMS and unlimited hi-speed data for Rs.153 per month. They have the option to choose to pay Rs.309 per month to get all this plus the support for mirroring your screen on a TV via a cable that can even be plugged into CRT TVs. The amount of deposit of Rs.1,500 will be refunded to the buyer after three years.
The features of Jio Phone that was introduced by Akash and Isha Ambani support voice commands along with other functional features. The phone will have Jio Phone browser, Facebook and Prime Minister’s Mann Ki Baat broadcast.
The phone will have a 2.4-inch display, panic button, expandable storage, and FM radio, among other features. Key JioPhone specifications leaked before the launch included dual SIM functionality, 2-megapixel rear camera, VGA front camera, FM radio, and Bluetooth connectivity. The JioPhone has also been tipped to come with a 4GB of internal storage, and 512MB of RAM.