Reliance Jio had revealed sometime in 2017, that their Jio Phone would feature the supportive functions for 4G VoLTE. Recently, the handset is priced at Rs.699 ($9). Due to stock problems, it is up for purchase. 91moblies has confirmed that the set will soon be available for purchase, with the customers being surprised due to the price being increased by Rs.300. The publication also announced that the Jio Phone will be up for sale, while being marked with a price tag of Rs.999 ($13). Although Jio is yet to make an official comment on its sudden price hike, trusted sources have delivered information to the publication regarding the possible price of the Jio Phone. It will be sold with a recharge pack of around Rs.125 ($2), which indicates that the handset’s cost will go up to around Rs.1,124 ($15).
Features, Functions and Usual Characteristics of The Jio Phone
The Jio Phone is an advanced phone sporting a candy bar form factor. It owns a 2.4-inch display which promotes a resolution of 320 x 240 pixels, with a 2-megapixel shooter on it’s back and a 0.3-megapixel front camera, specially designed for selfies. This device runs on KaiOS which automatically supports communication and social media apps such as Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, Snapchat, Youtube and many more of the same sort. With information regarding the connectivity services, the Jio Phone has WiFi, Bluetooth and VoLTE etched into the device. The device is backed up by a 2,000mAh battery, with a storage space of 4GB and 512MB RAM. The pictures which specify the retail packages of the Jio Phone suggest that all its units will be supporting the Qualcomm SoC, though previous units of the device were sold with Spreadtrum chipsets and Qualcomm’s chips.