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Jio Phone Is Free With Rs. 1,500 Deposit: Your 5 Point Guide

Jio Phone Is Free With Rs. 1,500 Deposit: Your 5 Point Guide

Reliance Chairman Mukesh Ambani today announced the JioPhone, a brand-new dirt-cheap feature phone that he said will deliver “digital independence” to all Indians. Here is a 5-point guide to Reliance Jio’s brand new feature phone.

  1. The JioPhone is free, but you must deposit Rs 1,500 (fully refundable after 3 years). (Full details of the JioPhone)
  2. JioPhone users will get unlimited data at Rs 153 per month, entirely 4G, and all voice calls and SMS will be free. (Full details of JioPhone plans)
  3. Testing starts August 15, pre-booking for the phone starts August 24, will be available in September on first-come first-serve basis. Jio says it aims to make 5 million.
  4. The JioPhone of course comes with Internet connectivity, follows voice commands, and recognises 22 Indian languages.
  5. Access to Jio services like JioTV, JioMovies, and others will be included.
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  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery life
  • Camera
  • Value for money
  • Good
  • Low upfront cost
  • 4G and VoLTE support
  • Jio Apps with free subscription
  • Excellent battery life
  • OTA update capability
  • Bad
  • Low quality screen
  • Plenty of fine print

Display

2.40-inch

Processor

1.2GHz dual-core

Front Camera

0.3-megapixel

Resolution

240x320 pixels

RAM

512MB

OS

KAI OS

Storage

4GB

Rear Camera

2-megapixel

Battery Capacity

2000mAh
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