At the Reliance Industries Limited Annual General Meeting, Mukesh Ambani confirmed that there will be an announcement regarding the much awaited Reliance JioFiber broadband service.
JioPhone is a “Made in India” 4G VoLTE enabled smartphone and is created to be easy and friendly.
As of now, we have no information about WhatsApp app on this phone.
Earlier rumors suggested that the phone would price around Rs.500 and comes with features above regular feature phone. The JioPhone comes with an SD card slot along with a headphone jack, FM radio, a basic camera and a torchlight. The phone will support 22 Indian regional languages and has an option to be operated via voice commands. The availability will be served on first come first serve basis, from their established Jio stores.
JioFIber: Mukesh Ambani has said that Reliance Jio is well on track and ready to bring world-class optic-fiber connectivity.
Navkendar Singh, senior research manager at IDC India, said JioPhone will have a significant impact on the 2G feature phone market in the country. You are held hostage for the duration of 36 months, and longer than that if you keep the phone for more than three years. It has the 4G, and 4G VoLTE calls.
The cost of using the device is also rockbottom.
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As for specifications, the new JioPhone gets a 2.4-inch QVGA screen. We can use the JioCinema app to watch the movies on the phone. The phone also has an SOS feature which can be activated by pressing 5.
“The feature phone segment is still very active in India and close to half a billion such handsets will be sold in the next five years”. It has the capability to cast the content. JioPhone to be available for user testing from August 15. All JioPhones will be “Made in India” devices, and Jio aiming to make available 5 million JioPhones every week. Firstly, it weakens the competition, makes data usage a part of life for more Indians that can be successfully capitalized at a later stage when competition thins out to a great extent.
“Today, Jio is going to reinvent the conventional feature phone”. In tow are a number of Jio freebies, from unlimited 4G data and free voice calls to support for digital payments and new plans.
This phone will respond to our voice commands, and it is the feature phone which is not present in the world till now. He said, “This is the next big monetization opportunity for Jio”.