JioPhone specifications and features revealed

The highly-anticipated 4G VoLTE enabled JioPhone pre-booking kicks off today at 5:30pm (via MyJio app, Jio online, and Jio retailer), and now Reliance Jio has revealed the complete details including specs sheet of the feature phone on its website.

The JioPhone features a 2.4-inch QVGA (320 x 240 pixels) display, and some units will come with 1.2GHz quad-core Spreadtrum 9820A processor, and others will use Qualcoom's 205 Mobile Platform. It has 512MB RAM and 4GB storage, which can be further expanded via microSD card.

It gets a 2MP rear camera and 0.3MP selfie camera at the front. It offers a host of connectivity features like 4G, VoLTE, WiFi, NFC, Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS. Unfortunately, it has only a single SIM slot, and dosen't support WiFi hotspot function.

The handset will be powered by KAI OS, and come pre-loaded with select Jio suite of apps like JioMusic, JioCinema, JioTV, JioXpressNews and MyJio. There's also a dedicated button for voice emabled Jio Assistant, that lets you make calls, send SMS, browse internet, open apps and more.

It supports 22 regional languages, and you can use the JioMediaCable (bundled with Rs. 309 pack) to connect the JioPhone to a TV, and watch movies and TV shows through JioCinema app. It packs 2000mAh battery, that's rated to deliver 12 hours of talk time and 15 days of standby time.

As for the pricing, the Jio Phone has an effective cost of Rs. 0, but to avoid potential misuse Reliance Jio is asking for Rs. 1,500 secruity deposit, that will be refunded after three years after you return the handset. The payment is divided into two parts: You have to pay Rs. 500 at the time of pre-booking, and the reaming Rs. 1000 after you get the handset.

To take full advantage of JioPhone's services, you have options to buy a monthly plan of Rs. 153 or two sachet plans: weekly pack of Rs. 54, and two days Rs. 24 pack. All these plans offer unlimited voice calls, SMS and data (w/ 500MB FUP per day).

Kaiser Bey
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JioPhone specifications and features revealed JioPhone specifications and features revealed Reviewed by Kaiser on 8/24/2017 05:12:00 PM
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