Last year, Reliance introduced Jio Phone as “India ka smartphone”. Till now the smartphone was available only via Reliance Digital stores and Reliance Jio’s website app. Earlier this week, it was also made available via MobiKwik. Now the popular feature phone is available via Amazon India.
The Jio Phone is available at the same price of ₹1,500, which is the security deposit and is refundable after three years. Though you can buy the smartphone via Amazon, but you will need to visit a Reliance Digital or Reliance Jio partner store to activate the device. You will have to take the phone with its original box and your Aadhaar card number.
Amazon is offering a launch offer until February 28, according to which you can get ₹50 cashback if you buy the phone via Amazon Pay Balance. If you recharge your phone via Amazon Pay balance then also you will get ₹50 cashback for the first time. There are two popular plans you can get for your Jio Phone.
With the ₹49 plan, you will get unlimited calls and 1GB of bundled data for 28 days. With ₹153 plan, you get unlimited calls and 1GB data per day for 28 days. Now coming to the specifications the phone features h 2.4-inch display with the alphanumeric keyboard below it. It also comes with the 2-megapixel rear camera and a VGA front camera.
The phone offers a MicroSD card slot too with 4GB internal memory and 512MB RAM, the phone is Jio sim locked, that means you cannot use any other sim with it. Jio phones come with all the Jio apps, Jio Music, Jio TV and Jio Cinema, so entertainment on this device is not compromised. This phone also comes with Voice commands, so you can talk on the phone to perform various functions like calling, playing a song etc.
Jio phone has support for 22 Indian languages. It comes with Facebook too but no WhatsApp. It also comes with UPI banking feature along with NFC chip for easier communication. You can long press number 5 to send a message to the people you want at the time of emergency. Stay tuned to Sid Tech for more tech updates.
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