Everything You Should Now About Reliance Jio's New Market Breaker JioPhone | Unlimited 4G Data & Calls @ Rs.153.
Jio introduced their most awaited 4G feature phone, but it's not just a feature one.Before we go ahead to say more about the phone, here are some statistics that reveal by Jio during announcement.
1)Before Jio services, consumption of internet in our country was 20cr GB around 2 lakh terabyte, now it's 120cr GB yes you read it right that is too much consumption of data almost 6 times more.
2)Before Jio in world ranking of mobile data consumption, India was 55th. And you would not believe we are now Number One on the list. This helps to Jio. Number of internet users growth is much higher than before.
According to Jio there are 78cr cell phones users in India but out of this 50cr phones are feature phones so it is great opportunity for Jio to grab this market. And Jio has done it. Today they launched a feature phone with support of 4g connectivity named Jiophone a 4g enabled device.
It's a colour display phone with normal features like a feature phone should have, but with more features close to a smartphone. Its support voice calling, with that you can say name of a person you want to call and call will be connected. And even you can do some web browsing too.
Here are the core features of Jiophone
- Alphanumeric keypad
- 2.4 inch QVGA display
- FM radio
- Torch light
- Headphone jack
- SD card slot
- Battery with charger
- Four way navigation system
- Phone contact book
- Call history facility
- Jio apps
- Microphone and speaker
- Inbuilt Ringtones
User can use other Jio apps like Jio music,Jio tv, Jio movies,Jio news etc. and these are preloaded into phone.so user can enjoy multimedia content with this phone.
One of the biggest feature of this phone is digital payment, Yes you can do it with this phone which you can not with smartphone cost Rs.15000. It supports nfc for digital payment so it's a alarm for smartphone manufacturers. using NFC user can make payment using their UPI.
Phone is costs 0 Rupees!! But reliance will not give it for free. They will charge us Rs.1500 as deposite. And this amount is refundable, which will be refunded after three years of using the phone when the phone is returned, essentially making it free.
User get all Jio plans with this phone like unlimited calling, unlimited messaging and internet access.there is a special plan for this phone. The special plan is a great deal too. In Rs.153 user will get unlimited data, unlimited phone calls even std calls.they did not reveal how much will be the data cap.
With this phone you will get a tv connector cable to see your phone media in phone on Tv. But for this user has to go with Rs.309 plan.
Jio will start beta testing from 15 august and pre order will start on 24th august and delivery starts from September
Lets see if reliance Jio can shake the market like they do it with Jio sim.