In the 40th Annual General Meeting of Reliance Industries, Mukesh Ambani launched the world’s cheapest 4G phone (Reliance Jio). The company has named it ‘India’s Intelligent Smartphone’. The phone has 2.4-inch QVGA display, FM radio, flashlight light, SD card slot and four-way navigation system. This phone will be available for free. But for this user will have to pay a security deposit of Rs 1500. This security deposit will be refundable after 36 months.
When will start booking of phone
The beta testing of the Jio phone will begin August 15 and the pre-booking will begin on August 24. The phone will be given on the basis of ‘first come first-served’. The company will send 50 million phones every week to the stores for sale.
Features of 4G Phone by Reliance Jio
Alpha numeric keypad, 2.4-inch QVGA display, FM radio
Flashlight, Headphone Jack, SD card slot
Four-way navigation system, Phone Contact
Call history, Jio Apps
Phone will also support NFC
This phone will support NFC for secure mobile payments. The NFC feature will work as ‘Apple Pay’ and ‘Samsung Pay’. Users will able to link their bank accounts, public money accounts, user accounts and debit/credit cards.
Connect to any TV
Users will able to connect Jio phones to not only smart TV but also to any TV. It will also connect to the old CRT (cathode ray tube) TV. This means that users will be able to view content on Jio Apps on their TV screens.
Emergency message can send
The phone number will send ‘distances message’ after pressing number 5 button. The location will reach Emergency messages to registered contacts.
Jio pack facilities
Jio introduced new packs for its users, which are cheaper than the regular pack. The company has introduced packs of 24 and 54 rupees. For 24 rupees, 2 days and 54 have one week’s validity. It will provide free voice calls, SMS, and data. Apart from this, a pack of Rs 153 has also introduced. It will provide unlimited data, voice, and SMS for one month.
One year will cost Rs 3336
If the user recharges Rs 153 every month, then 12 recharges will cost 1836 rupees in a year. At the same time with the security deposit of Rs 1500, the expenditure would be Rs 3336.
Recharge of Rs 399 for watching Reliance Jio TV on TV
To see the content of JioTV app on TV, users will have to recharge Rs 399 every month. In the monthly plan, users will able to view videos for three to four hours every month.
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