Reliance JioPhone launched at Rs. 1500 (Refundable), Plan starts at Rs. 153

After loads of rumors and speculation, Reliance Jio has finally announced their feature phone “JioPhone” for consumers in India. India has almost 78 crore phones out of which about 50 crores are feature phones . At the moment, feature phone sin India work on 2G networks and basically used for Voice calls and SMS messages without any access to data. Entry level smartphones cost in the range of Rs. 3,000 to Rs. 4,500 which is still expensive for most entry-level feature phone users.

Jio feature phone is “Made in India” and comes with loads of features which till date are only available for smartphones. JioPhone comes with 4G VoLTE support which is basic requirement for Jio network. It includes access to apps like JioCinema, JioTV, and JioMusic. JioPhone will be effectively free for customers with a small catch.

If you want to grab a JioPhone, you need to give a security deposit of Rs. 1500 which is 100% refundable after three years. This simply means that you need to spend Rs. 1500 to get the JioPhone, but you can get that money back after three years.

JioPhone comes with unlimited free voice calls and offers 1 GB/Day 500 MB/Day Unlimited data pack at a price of Rs 153 each month. Jio also offers weekly and 2 day plans priced at Rs 53 and Rs 23 respectively with same benefits as monthly plans.

The JioPhone will be available for trial/ testing from August 15. Pre-orders for the same start from August 24 and delivered in September.

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Avinash Kumar
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