RELIANCE JIO LAUNCHES 4G feature phone Price 1500/-

Reliance JIO 4G



Reliance group is an Indian venture of Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani which is headquartered in Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra. Reliance group serves as a parental company for four businesses: Reliance Power, Reliance Communications, Reliance Infrastructure and Reliance Capital.


The group caters telecom, financial, power, health, entertainment, aviation, defence and transportation services.



Jio is officially known as Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited(RJIL). It is a mobile telephony, broadband service provider, and digital service provider in India. Jio is providing 4G services in India using LTE technology.

The telecom services of Reliance Industries Limited was incorporated in 2007 and its based in Mumbai, India.


Reliance jio provides wireless 4G LTE service network and it is the only ‘VoLTE-only’ (voice over LTE) operator in India. The services were firstly beta launched to the partners and employees of reliance group on 27th December 2015. Later, on 5th September 2016, it was launched worldwide.


Jio WiFi : JIO is providing Wi-Fi hotspot services in cities throughout India including the states of Surat, Ahmedabad in Gujarat, Vishakhapatnam in Andra Pradesh, Indore, Jabalpur, Dewas and Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh, Mumbai in Maharashtra, Kolkata in West Bengal, Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh , Bhubaneswar in Odisha, Mussoorie in Uttarakhand, Collectorate’s office in Meerut and MG road in Vijayawada.

Reliance Jio started to provide free WiFi services to spectators at six cricket stadiums of India: Wankhede Stadium (Mumbai), Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium (Mohali), Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium (Dharamshala), Chinnaswamy Stadium (Bengaluru), Feroz Shah Kotla (Delhi), and Eden Gardens (Kolkata) in India.

In May 2016, jio has launched various multimedia apps on google play stores.

  • My Jio – It manages Jio Account and Services related to it.
  • Jio TV- It’s a live TV channel service.
  • Jio Cinema- An online HD video centre.
  • Reliance Jio Chat Messenger – It’s an instant messaging app.
  • Jio Music- It’s a music player.
  • Reliance Jio 4G voice- A VoLTE phone simulator.
  • Jio Mags- It’s E-reader for magazines.
  • Reliance Jio Xpress News- A news and magazine aggregator
  • Jio Security- This is a security app
  • Reliance Jio Drive- This offers a cloud-based backup
  • Jio Money Wallet- This offers a platform for online payment/wallet app
  • Reliance Jio Switch- It helps to transfer content
  • Jio Net- It helps to connect to JioNet WiFi


Reliance jio is launching a new mobile phone in 2017, August. However, the trials would be held on 15th August, where only a few people would be able to grab a unit for themselves. Although the delivery of the mobile phone would start from September.

  • Reliance Jio is launching a 4G feature phone in 2017.
  • The phone is said to be a FREE phone, on which you have to pay Rs.1,500.
  • 1500 will be refundable after 3 years.
  • The plan will start at Rs. 153 with unlimited data, voice and SMS.
  • Reliance JIO 4G phone booking would start on August 24th. Both on online as well as offline platforms.
  • Reliance Jio phone delivery will start in September.
  • Jio new phone booking can be done via My jio app and offline jio offers. Online booking can be done by checking on my jio app on 24th August. For updates, one can sign up to the website of jio. Fill the required details and click on keep me posted. If you are a business owner, you have to provide your company’s PAN or GSTN number. You can specify the number of units you want to purchase, being ‘50 & above’ the highest tier for bulk orders. Once you register all your required details, you will receive all the details on your mobile number via SMS and on e-mail. Offline booking process can be done by heading to an offline Jio retailer on 24th August. Although the product will be delivered only in September.The company aims at delivering 5 million units each week on the first come, first serve basis. The single sim Jio phone works only on 4G VoLTE networks. At this moment, Such network is only with Jio. Hence, the handset is exclusive to the company’s own network.
SPECIFICATIONS: GENERAL: Release date 24th August 2017 Form factor


  • Removable battery                     No

    Colors                                      Black

    SAR value                                NA


    Screen size(inches)                   2.40 inches

    Touchscreen                             No

    Resolution                                240×320 pixels


    Expandable storage                  Yes

    Expandable storage type          MicroSD


    Flash                                         No

    Front camera                              No


    Wi-Fi                                        No

    Wi-Fi standards supported           NA

    GPS                                         No

    Bluetooth                                 Yes, v 4.10

    NFC                                         Yes

    Infrared                                    No

    USB OTG                                     No

    Headphones                                 Yes

    FM                                              Yes

    Number of SIMs                            1

    SIM 1

    GSM/CDMA                                   GSM

    3G                                              No

    4G/LTE                                        Yes

    Supports 4G in India(Band 40)        Yes


    Compass/Magnetometer               No

    Proximity sensor                          No

    Accelerometer                             No

    Ambient light sensor                    No

    Gyroscope                                  No

    Barometer                                  No

    Temperature sensor                    No


    After the launch of reliance Jio 4G phones, there is an explosion of 4G feature phones going to be offered by many competitive brands. Competitive brands like Lava, Micromax, Intex had already launched 4G connect M1, Bharat 1, Turbo+ 4G respectively. Moreover Idea has declared plans to launch a 4G feature phone. Which supports WhatsApp, Facebook and other apps.

    Although this is just the beginning. Many more manufacturer in the run to launch 4G feature phones.


    India, still, a huge crowd is using feature phone which is primarily on 2G. The arrival of a 4G feature phone is not less than a revolution for them. Hence, JIO is able to attract a large mass of people all over India.