The JioPhone comes with a 2.4- inch QVGA display which has a resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. It runs on KAI OS and is powered by a 1.2GHz Dual Core processor. It has an internal memory of 4GB and the external memory is expandable up to 128 GB. Backed by a 2000 mAh battery, the phone has 512 MB RAM. The primary camera of the phone has 2 MP resolution, while the secondary camera has 0.3 MP resolution.
Special features of the phone include Jio Assistant (a voice activated virtual personal assistant), regional language support, pre-installed Jio Apps, ability to make online payments, and video projection on television using JioMediaCable.
Rs. 153 - Dhan Dhana Dhan Offer
Jio has introduced a special Rs. 153 'Jio Dhan Dhana Dhan' plan exclusively for JioPhone users. Under this scheme, JioPhone users get free voice calls, unlimited data, free 300 SMS, and JioApps for a month.
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Where to book?
You may book the device through the MyJio app, jio.com website, or an authorized retailer.
As mentioned above, the phone is free. A security deposit of Rs. 1500 will be collected, which will be returned after 3 years from the date of purchase. The payment of this amount has to be done in two installments – Rs. 500 has to be paid at the time of booking and the remaining amount at the time of receiving the phone.
The phone will be made available in September, on a first-come, first-serve basis.