Sunday, May 26

Mukesh Ambani Launches Free Jio Phone At Reliance AGM

The much awaited Reliance Jio phone was launched by  Akash Ambani and Isha Ambani, Mukuesh Ambani’s son and daughter at the Annual Grand Meeting this morning.

The Jio Phone will help achieve PM Modi’s dream of ‘Made In India’ said Akash at the AGM. The phone will support 22 languages, and will be available nation wide for effectively 0 price. The user however will have to pay Rs 1500 as security deposit which they will get back after 36 months of purchase.

The phone comes with basic features such as Phone logs, contacts, headphone jack, torch,FM Radio, SD Card slot, Bluetooth Connectivity and with Alphanumeric Keypad. The JioPhone has been tipped to come with a 4GB of internal storage, and 512MB of RAM. The mobile will have the ability to install and run apps, including Jio’s own apps like JioTV, JioCinema, and others.

For the JioPhone buyers, there will be a special Jio Plan for Rs 153 which will provide them Unlimited Data i.e without caps. There will also affordable ALL UNLIMITED sachets at Rs 54 for a week and Rs 24 for 2 days.

 “We plan to collect a fully refundable, one-time, security deposit of Rs 1,500 with ever Jio Phone. From 15th August, 2017, all Indians will have access to the highest quality & quantity, affordable & unlimited data,” said Mukesh Ambani at the event.

The launch of JioPhone has been set as 15 August, 2017 but as beta test;  public availability will be from September. Pre-booking starts on August 24, and deliveries will be on first come, first serve basis. Users can book the phone from Jio offline stores and MyJio app. The handset will be manufactured in India starting the last quarter of the year.