Jio Phone 2 price in India at Rs. 2,999

Reliance Jio has announced the launch of Jio Phone 2 – Sab Ka smartphone feature phone at its AGM meeting recently. The new Jio Phone 2 is the successor of Jio Phone feature phone which got its release last year. Jio Phone 2 is equipped with Qwerty keypad with horizontal screen display, Kai OS, 4G LTE capabilities with VoLTE and VoWiFi support, 512 MB RAM and 4 GB of internal storage, and on the camera front: 2 MP rear camera and VGA front camera. Jio Phone 2 price in India is set at Rs. 2,999 and will be an introductory one as told by Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani. Jio Phone 2 will be available for purchase from 15th August 2018 onwards. The key highlight of Jio Phone 2 is its offering of Youtube, Facebook and WhatsApp apps, which will also be available on Jio Phone.

The Jio Phone which was launched and made available in the Indian market last year with an offer of fully refundable deposit of Rs. 1500 will still continue and available for potential new users. There is also a Monsoon Hungama offer from Jio, where in feature phone users can bring their existing phones and exchange it with a new Jio phone for Rs 501 starting from July 21, 2018 onwards. Jio Phone 2 competes with recently released Nokia 8110 4G feature phones sharing similar features (Facebook, Whatsapp, Youtube). However, Nokia 8110 4G is available for purchase at online stores (Amazon, Flipkart) at a price between Rs. 6,800 – 8,000, while Jio phone 2 has a modest price of Rs. 2,999.

RIL’s Mukesh Ambani shared some info on Jio Internet subscribers and Jio phone users. Ambani said during his company’s AGM meeting, “Since I last spoke, we have doubled our Jio customer base to over 215 million now. 215 million customers within 22 months of start is a record that no technology company has been able to achieve anywhere in the world.” He also shared his plans for Jio phone and said, “We have more than 25 million #JioPhone users in India. We are now taking the JioPhone to the next level, with added capabilities. With the added functionalities and strong retail presence across India, the goal that I have now set for our #Jio team is to enable 100 million users on this #JioPhone platform in the shortest possible time and create another world record”.

Reliance Jio Phone 2: Key Specifications and Features

On the display front, Jio Phone 2 features a 2.4-inch QVGA display screen. The internal storage of 4 GB is further expandable up to 128 GB via MicroSD card. The Jio Phone 2 runs Kai OS mobile operating system (linux-based) which has support for 4G LTE, GPS and Wi-Fi and also excels in battery management by optimizing energy consumption. Notably, Jio Phone and Nokia 8110 4G (recently released and made available for purchase in India) also have the same Kai OS platform.

Jio Phone 2 features dual SIM slots that accept nano SIM type. It is powered by a 2000 mAh battery. On connectivity technologies dimension, Jio Phone 2 supports Wi-Fi, GPS, NFC, Bluetooth, FM Radio, and VoWiFi. A loud mono speaker defines the audio capabilities.

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