The reliance jio 4G VoLTE Feature Phone Rs 500 is expected to launch by the end of this month 2017. With the price tag of Rs 500. As per experts, the jio s new 500 rupees feature phone is going to disrupt the telecom industries. As before has done with jio’s attractive prices and 4G data speeds.
Reliance Jio has reportedly placed orders for 18-20 million units of its 4G feature phone. And the shipment is expected to begin at the end of this month. Jio’s 4G feature phone is seen as a way to bring more subscribers on board from Tier 2 and Tier 3 segments.
Expected launching date:
The phone is expected to launch at the Reliance Industries’ annual general meeting scheduled for July 21. While the Reliance Jio 4G feature phone is expected to be announced at the July 21 AGM, it will reportedly hit the market on August 15. The feature phone is expected to be launched under the Lyf brand, which is a part of the Mukesh Ambani-backed Reliance Digital.
Reliance jio has 100 million subscribers as of April 2017 and with a limited number of 4g enabled phones the jio company is focusing on getting more people to make the shift. A feature phone at Rs 500 could be truly disruptive, especially if it comes with 4G VoLTE capability.
Specifications of the two features phones
- 4-inch display
- VoLTE support
- Qualcomm or Spreadtrum-based processor chips
- 512MB RAM, 4GB internal memory expandable using microSD cards
- 2MP rear camera and a VGA front-facing camera
- WiFi, GPS, and NFC support built-in
- The complete suite of Jio apps pre-installed in the phones
Jio plan for features phones:
new Jio plan is said to be priced at Rs. 80-90, but it is not yet known whether the tariff will be limited only to buyers of the 4G feature phone or for customers using the network on smartphones as well. Just this week, the company launched a new offer that provides customers with 224GB of 4G data, but this is limited only to those buying a new JioFi device, and not for existing users