Reliance has come full circle today by launching a revolutionary product in the market similar to their much-loved Reliance CDMA which was available over a decade ago. The price of the Reliance CDMA phone was Rs. 500 and the spectacularly affordable device offered free SMS’s and calls included. Similar to the last time, Reliance has gone with the latest trend in the technology and added those features in their JIO Phone which are only available on the devices which may prove a bit difficult for everyone to afford. This device has the 4G VOLTE and the NFC in it allowing the support of UPI payments on it.
It is being introduced as the “India ka smartphone” and with a price of Rs.0 although with a catch. The customers need to shell out a one- time fee of Rs. 1500 which will be refunded to them after the stipulated period of 36 months. Pre-booking for the JIO phone will start from 24th August through the My JIO app and the JIO offline stores. The phone will be available for purchase from September, on first come first serve basis.
The phone comes with two plans- the First one is the basic one which will provide all the features like free calling, SMS and unlimited data with a high-speed data limit of 500MB per day. The other plan costs Rs. 309 and it has the additional benefit of mirroring the screen on the TV through a cable and it can be plugged into the CRT TVs as well. Along with this, there is an option to breakdown the plan into two small packs as well, Rs. 24 for the first two days and Rs. 54 per week for the customers and this way they don’t need to give Rs.153 in a single installment. Key features in this phone include the 2.4 inch screen, a panic button, expandable storage and FM Radio.
JIO has grown rapidly in the past year and their plan is to cover 99 per cent of the population in the next 12 months hoping to have 4G coverage in India more than the 2G coverage.
Unlimited Voice & Data at Rs. 49 for 28 Days
|Rs 49||Rs 153|
|1 GB Data||42GB DATA|
|Validity - 28 Days||Validity: 28 days|
Free voice calls
Free voice calls
18 more languages
|NETWORK TECHNOLOGY||True 4G (LTE Support): VoLTE (HD Voice Call), Video call support
LTE Bands Supported: BAND3(1800)/BAND5(850) LTE-TDD BAND40(2300)
|DISPLAY||Screen Size: 6.09cm (2.4inch)
Screen Type: TFT screen
Screen Resolution: QVGA (320 x 240)
|CONNECTIVITY||Wi-Fi: 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth: BT 4.1 with BLE
USB Connectivity: USB 2.
|PLATFORM||Operating System: KAI OS
CPU: 1GHz Dual core Processor
|BATTERY||Capacity: 2000 mAh, Li-ion
Talktime: Upto 12 Hours
Standby Time: Upto 15 Days
|MEMORY||Internal Memory: 4GB, RAM: 512MB
Expandable: Upto 128GB
|CAMERA||Rear Camera: 2MP
Front Camera: 0.3MP
Video Recording: Yes
|MULTIMEDIA||Music Player: Yes
Wireless FM Radio: Yes
Video Player: Yes
Alert Type: Ringtone + Vibration
|INDIAN LANGUAGE SUPPORT||22 Indian languages- Assamese, Bengali, Bodo, Dogri , Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Kashmiri, Konkani, Maithili, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Nepali, Oriya, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Santhali, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu|
|APPS SUPPORT||Jio Apps: MyJio, JioMusic, JioTV, JioCinema, JioXpressNews, HelloJio, JioVideoCall, JioShare, JioGames etc.
JioStore: More apps can be downloaded from JioStore app
|FEATURES||Hello Jio: Your personal Voice Assistant with voice enabled search (English, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam) Compose SMS, Search on Google, Open app, call contact and much more
Connect To TV: Connect to CRT TV, Smart TV etc using JioMediaCable (to be bought as separate accessory)
Browser: 4G internet browsing
Other features: Torch, calculator, alarm, calendar, gallery etc.
|BOX CONTENTS||Handset, Removable Battery, Charger Adaptor, Jio SIM CARD|
|OTHER DETAILS||SIM Slot: Single SIM
SIM Size: Nano Sim (4FF type)
|OTHER COMPATIBLE ACCESSORIES||1. charger with 5V, 700 mA rating
2. standard 3.5mm jack for audio
4. JioFi for wifi access
|Time of Return of JioPhone||Early Return Charges|
|Upto 12 months from the date of first issue of the JioPhone||Rs. 1,500/- (Rupees One Thousand Five Hundred only) plus applicable GST or other taxes|
|After 12 months and up to 24 months from the date of first issue of the JioPhone||Rs. 1,000/- (Rupees One Thousand only) plus applicable GST or other taxes|
|After 24 months and up to 36 months from the date of first issue of the JioPhone||Rs. 500/- (Rupees Five Hundred only) plus applicable GST or other taxes|
Jio Phone mobile with 2.40-inch 240x320 display powered by 1.2GHz dual-core processor alongside 512MB of RAM and 2-megapixel rear camera.
Reliance Jio Phone's Rs 153 plan, which used to offer 500MB data per day, will now give customers double the data. Jio has increased the daily data limit in the Rs 153 plan for JioPhone to 1GB per day
What is “Jio-Xiaomi Better Together Cashback Offer”? The “Jio-Xiaomi Better Together Cashback Offer” offer entitles all existing and new Jio subscriber to a cashback of Rs. 1000/- after 13 consecutive successful recharges of Rs. 198/- which are performed on Xiaomi Redmi 5A handset. Rs. 1000/- cashback will be in the form of 10 vouchers of Rs.100/- each which can be redeemed, one at a time, against Jio recharges of Rs. 309/- or above plans or against Rs. 201/-or above data add-ons, via MyJio app only.
JIO SIM FREE HOME DELIVERY – Only for Redmi 5A customers
Detailed T&C here: http://www.jio.com/en-in/jio-xiaomi-redmi-5a-offer