Reliance Jio today announced the launch of its much rumored 4G feature phone, which is named as JioPhone. Along with that, the telco has announced its cable TV device.  The JioPhone will be available for free but buyers will have to deposit a fee of Rs 1500 which will be refundable after three years on returning the phone. This means the phone will be available at an effective price of zero.

“Today, I am delighted to announce that JioPhone will be available to all Indians for an effective price of – Rs 0,” said Mukesh Ambani amid thunderous applause from the shareholders. “A JioPhone user can use the JioPhone for 36 months and can get a full refund of the security deposit of Rs 1,500 by returning the used JioPhone. Net-net, you pay nothing for the JioPhone,” he added.

“It is made in India by the young Indian,” Esha Ambani told announcing the launch of the phone.

Users will be able to connect Jio Phone to any TV, not just smart TVs but even the old CRT (Cathode Ray Tube) TVs. that you have. All Jio Phone users can enjoy viewing their Jio content on their phones from their TV screens, Ambani said.
“Today Jio is going to reinvent the conventional feature phone,” he announced. The company claims that the Jio Phone is the “most intelligent affordable phone in the whole world.”


The phone comes with:
1) Alpha numeric keypad
2) 2.4-inch QVGA display
3) FM radio
4) Torch light
5) Headphone jack
6) SD card slot
7) Battery with charger
8) Four-way navigation system
9) Phone contact book
10) Call history facility
11) Jio apps
12) Microphone and speaker

Yet another benchmark!

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