RELIANCE JIO LAUNCHES 4G PHONE FOR RS. 1500
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.
RELIANCE JIO 4G:
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.
Reliance JIO SERVICES:
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 NEW LAUNCH MOBILE:
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
SAR value NA
Screen size(inches) 2.40 inches
Resolution 240×320 pixels
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type MicroSD
Front camera No
Wi-Fi standards supported NA
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.10
USB OTG No
Number of SIMs 1
Supports 4G in India(Band 40) Yes
Proximity sensor No
Ambient light sensor 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.