India’s wealthiest man Mukesh Ambani launched a 4G-VoLTE enabled feature phone (JioPhone) on Friday during Industries Ltd’s (RIL) 40th Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Mumbai. He said JioPhone is “A truly Effective FREE 4G feature Phone”. So it is like Get JioPhone for FREE.
JioPhone for FREE (Almost):
Ambani said that JioPhone will cost you with its effective price value. Rs.0. Further, he states that for this phone we will charge you Rs.1500 as a security deposit. But after 3 Years we will refund this amount to you. So this is how JioPhone is the India’s truly effective FREE 4G Phone.
Plans for JioPhone:
Dhan Dhana Dhan Offer: – This Dhan Dhana Dhan offer will cost you for Rs.153/Month only with unlimited Free Voice, SMS and 4G data without a cap.
Jio TV Plan: – This plan comes for Rs.309, it allows you to watch Jio TV on any TV (Normal CRT/LCD, LED/Smart TV) via Jio Phone TV cable.
He also announced two small plans with similar features, a two-day plan of Rs 24 and a weekly plan for Rs 54.
“On the JioPhone voice will always be free, second, the 50 crore feature phone users don’t even have access to the basic internet.
I believe today every young Indian should have access to information at his fingertips and that is what the Jio Phone enables.To enable a digital life all to need access to data at affordable rates.
So starting August 15 this year I am declaring digital freedom for all feature phone users. Jio will give them access to unlimited data on the Jio phone,” says Mukesh Ambani.
Further, he said that “Today Jio is going to reinvent the conventional feature phone, JioPhone is the most intelligent affordable phone in the whole world”
- Activated Voice Command- perform tasks like call, message, listen to music, etc even in Hindi.
- Advanced NFC support for payments- Just one tap and pay.
- Automatic Software Upgrades
- Distress feature – in the case of emergency long press 5 to sent a detailed message to pre-set number.
- NaMo app- PM Modi’s podcast Mann ki Baat on JioPhone.
- Supports 22 Indian Major Languages.
- Jio TV Cable- watch Jio TV on any TV via Jio TV cable with this phone.
- 4G- VoLTE
- 2.4Inch QVGA Screen
- 3.5mm Audio Jack
- 4 way Navigation
- SD Card Slot
- FM Radio
- LED Torch Light
- Beta Testing:- 15th August 2017.
- Pre-Booking:- 24th August 2017.
Reliance JioPhone is preloaded Jio Apps like Jio TV, Jio Music, Jio News etc and subscription will be FREE with above plan.
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Here is the today’s announcement video in case if you want to watch the event.