Jio finally launches its most anticipated feature phone with JioPhone in India for free, but everything that is free has its own limitation so Reliance Jio is charging an security deposit of Rs.1500/- for a period of 3 years, which is 100% refundable to the user after 3 years.The Pre-booking for the JioPhone starts from 24 Aug 2017 and will go on sale from September.You can pre-book your JioPhone from My Jio app or visit any Reliance Jio outlet.
Now, let’s talk about the JioPhone features.JioPhone is a basic feature phone with some smart features built into it.JioPhone features 2.4 inches QVGA display with T9 keypad below it.It comes with LED Torch, FM Radio, NFC and expandable storage via microSD card slot.The major difference between JioPhone and any other basic feature phone is support for 4G VoLTE support.The JioPhone will also support all Jio Apps like JioTV, Jio Music, Jio Cinema etc.
The JioPhone will also support voice control similar to Google Now and Siri. Like you can just tell call person saved on phone contacts it will automatically make calls, not that all you can even send SMS using voice commands.As per Govt. of India every phone should have SOS button so JioPhone too has it just by long pressing number 5 button will launch SOS service.JioPhone will also support NFC for making contactless payments by just tapping the device and make payments similar to Samsung Pay.It will also be compatible with UPI payments and has in built apps like Facebook, Mann Ki Baat and Jio Browser.
The JioPhone has its own plans so, for unlimited data, calls and SMS user need to do a recharge of Rs.153/- per month. There is sachet recharges too one with Rs.24 for 2 days and other with rs.54 for 7 days.The company is also providing a cable to connect the JioPhone to any TV even CRT to stream content on any TV for that user need to do a recharge of Rs.309.
So now, would you like to buy the Jiophone for Rs.1500/- as a security deposit? Please leave your valuable comments below.