Jio announced jioPhone in India. This is the first 4G VoLTE featured phone from Jio. JioPhone has has a 2.4-inch QVGA display. It has Alphanumeric keypad and 4-way Navigation key. It has microSD slot, rear camera, torch light, FM Radio. JioPhone has voice command feature, so you can play music, call and message with your voice.
JioPhone comes with pre-loaded Jio Music, Jio Cinema and Jio TV. JioPhone has emergency call feature, to access this feature You have to long press ‘5’ in the keypad to call emergency number. Then your location including GPS data goes to your emergency contact.
JioPhone will support NFC and tap-and-pay payments through UPI, credit and debit cards will be enabled through software update.
JioPhone comes with separate Dhan Dhana Dhan ₹ 153 per month plan that offers unlimited voice and data without any cap.
Jio introduced JioPhone TV pack. JioPhone TV pack costs ₹ 309 that lets you watch Jio TV on any TV, including non-smart TVs, using JioPhone TV cable that connects JioPhone with any TV, says Jio. Along with this accessory. Users can opt for the existing Jio Dhan Dhan Dhan 309 pack that would allow users to watch almost 3-4 hours of videos daily, of their choice, on a large screen. Jio introduced ₹ 54, a week and ₹ 24 two-day sachet packs for those who can’t go for monthly packs.
JioPhone will cost you ₹ 0, yes it is true but Jio is collecting ₹ 1500 as a security deposit, which will be refunded after 3 years. A JioPhone user can use the JioPhone for 1 year and you will get a full refund of the security deposit of ₹ 1,500 by returning the used JioPhone. You can pre-book JioPhone from 24th August and it will be from September in first-come-first serve basis.