Today, in Reliance Annual General Meeting Reliance Jio launched its very first featured 4G ready phone. According to statics there are 78 Cr. mobile phone users in India out of which 50 Cr. are feature handset users. With this launch Jio is targeting 50 Cr. feature handset users and empowering the with 4G. According to Jio soon 99 percent of India will be covered with 4G network band which will be greater then 2G network coverage in the country. Read Reliance AGM highlights here.

JIO Phone Specs and features:

Jio Phone was demonstrated live on AGM stage by Akash Ambani, Isha Ambani and Kiran. It supports 22 major Indian language & features a 2.4″ QVGA Display, MicroSD expandable upto 128GB, Camera, Torch, FM radio, Headphone, Audio Video Player, 4G network support. That’s not all there is more, Jio Phone has inbuilt Voice command, Jio apps, Mobile Cable TV, NFC for payment.

Jio’s inbuilt Voice command is quite new and interesting for a featured handset. User can call, send text messages, ask questions, open Jio music & other apps for specific task. While demonstrating live Akash Ambani has used voice command “Jio Music pr vande matram sunao” to play specifically Vande Matram on Jio music. And Yes, that was instructed in Hindi means it supports Voice command in Hindi, maybe in all regional languages.

Next big feature in inbuilt Jio Apps and Plug in mobile cable TV. User can enjoy Jio Music, Jio Cinema, Jio TV on its featured handset. In additional user can plug Jio Phone in TV to mirror live TV into big screen. User can plug it into every TV including old generation CRT TV.

One of the Advanced feature is NFC, enabling user to just tap to make payment. Under this user gets option to link Bank A/c, Jan Dhan, UPI, Debit/Credit Card and just make a tap to make payment. Jio will also provide software update for better UI and security.

There is a emergency contact feature too in which user can press key number 5 to send emergency alert to registered contact with your current location and on this Akash added they will be soon updating nearest police station details too.


Price & Tariff Plan for JIO PHONE:

Jio phone is effectively free, but still 1500 INR is to be deposited as security money which will be refundable after 36 month. Customer will have to return used Jio phone after 36 months in order to get security deposit back

Tariff Plan for Jio Phone is 153 INR and 309 INR

  • #153 INR Unlimited free voice call & Unlimited daily data (0.5 GB 4G)
  • #309 INR Unlimited free voice call & Unlimited daily data (1 GB 4G) with Mobile Cable TV support.

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