Reliance Jio Phone 2, the successor to the Jio Phone, will be available for purchase in India. Reliance Jio said the JioPhone 2 will debut at Rs. 2,999 in a flash sale from 12 pm on August 16 and can be bought via MyJio or Jio.com.
Jio Phone 2 Features & Specifications
The dual SIM Jio Phone 2 features a 2.4-inch QVGA display. There is a QWERTY physical keypad with 4-way navigation key similar to that of BlackBerry devices. The predecessor of JioPhone 2, Jio Phone was equipped with a Spreadtrum 9820 dual-core chipset, clocked at 1.2 GHz though not much information about hardware specifications of JioPhone 2 is available except that it is packed with 512MB of RAM and 4GB of internal storage memory (expandable upto 128GB). In terms of software configuration, the new JioPhone 2 ships with KaiOS and supports popular apps like WhatsApp, Facebook, and YouTube which can be easily downloaded from the KaiOS store. As far as optics are concerned, JioPhone 2 sports 2MP rear shooter and a VGA front facing selfie camera.
The phone derives its power from 2000mAH battery which can offer talktime upto 14 hours ofr an average user. The connectivity options supported include Wi-Fi, GPS, NFC, Bluetooth, FM radio, VoLTE and VoWiFi. The 4G-enabled JioPhone 2 supports Voice Over LTE (VoLTE) and Voice Over WiFi (VoWifi). This budget feature phone is equipped with LTE Cat 4 support with maximum download speed of 150Mbps and upload speeds upto 50 Mbps. It is priced at Rs 2,999 and is available in Black colour option.
JioPhone 2 Price
This 4G-enabled Reliance phone features a QWERTY keypad, supports popular social media apps such as WhatsApp, Facebook and YouTube and will be priced at an introductory offer of Rs 2,999. The registrations will open on 16th August at 12PM on Jio.com. To order, go to website Jio.com or MyJio app, click on Get Now and pay the full amount on the payment page. The company is targeting around 100 million users and is also offering "Exchange Offer" for the previous Jio Phone users by buying the old feature phone at Rs 501.