Jio Phone stole the spotlight at the Reliance AGM on July 21 with its cell phone like components and sticker price of Rs. 0, despite the fact that purchasers should spend a refundable, forthright cost of Rs. 1,500. While we should sit tight for the August 15 beta trials to discover more about the Jio Phone particulars and the equipment inside, of which the organization did not reveal much at the disclosing. In any case, it displayed a few components that will make it a doable choice for first-time Internet clients who don’t have much access to the Web on the heritage highlight telephones. In any case, on the off chance that you don’t know about the Jio Phone, regardless of whether it runs your most loved applications, the Jio designs it accompanies, what number of SIM cards it underpins, and have other comparative inquiries identified with the gadget, we are here to offer assistance.

Jio Phone detailed specifications


Release date July 2017
Form factor Bar
Removable battery No
Colours Black
SAR value NA


Screen size (inches) 2.40
Touchscreen No
Resolution 240×320 pixels


Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD


Flash No
Front camera No


Wi-Fi No
Wi-Fi standards supported NA
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.10
Infrared No
Headphones Yes
FM Yes
Number of SIMs 1
SIM Type
3G No
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes


Compass/ Magnetometer No
Proximity sensor No
Accelerometer No
Ambient light sensor No
Gyroscope No
Barometer No
Temperature sensor No

Jio Phone dispatch date and booking

The Jio Phone will be made accessible beginning August 15 of every a beta program, yet units will be accessible in constrained amounts. Jio Phone appointments will begin on August 24 for the overall population, both on the web and disconnected.

You can make put your Jio Phone booking through the MyJio application or from a offline Jio store (the organization is opening 10,000 more offline stores this year). The individuals who pre-book the handset will begin accepting their request in September on first come, first serve premise. The organization intends to convey 5 million units every week.

Jio Phone TV link and plans

There are two prepaid plans that you can join to with the Jio Phone. Both have a one month (28 days)alidity, and include ‘unlimited’ data, unlimited calling, and SMS. The plans are for Rs. 153 and Rs. 309 respectively. With the Rs. 309 arrangement, clients will have the capacity to utilize the Jio Phone-TV link to reflect their telephone screen onto any TV, so Jio’s gushing administrations can be delighted in by the entire family. The Rs. 153 arrangement accompany 500MB day by day FUP for the fast information.

What is the Jio Phone TV-Cable?

In the meantime, Ambani likewise noticed that for clients who would prefer not to focus on a month to month design, Reliance Jio additionally has two or three sachet designs that give shorter term access to information. For two days, Jio Phone clients can get the Rs. 24 pack, or they can select to spend Rs. 54 for seven days of utilization. Note that these plans are select to Jio Phone clients and can’t be subscribed by other Jio clients.

Jio Phone highlights

In his AGM discourse, Reliance Chairman Mukesh Ambani called attention to the lion’s share of telephone clients in India don’t have cell phones, pegging the figure at 50 crore (out of 76 crore cell phone clients). On account of the high cell phone costs, they can’t get to the 4G-just Jio organize, which means in addition to the fact that they can’t access rapid Internet and free voice calls, yet additionally that they are out of Jio’s span as a monetisation opportunity. The Jio Phone is intended to address this group of onlookers, and along these lines is a moderate, 4G VoLTE-proficient element telephone with “savvy” applications.

Yes, the Jio Phone has the greater part of the Jio applications – that implies Jio Music, Jio Cinema et cetera, and access to these is packaged with the prepaid plans for the telephone, so even on a component telephone you’ll have the capacity to appreciate spilling administrations. It underpins different applications too, including Facebook, however WhatsApp is not bolstered right now. The telephone additionally bolsters 22 Indian dialects, and voice charges. You can send messages, put calls, look through the Web, et cetera, utilizing voice charges.

Jio Phone does not run WhatsApp, a standout amongst the most prominent applications in the nation, right now. This does not mean the application won’t be upheld on the stage later on, however the organization has not said anything in regards to it up until now. In any case, we spotted Facebook and Mann Ki Baat applications on the telephone.

Another intriguing component of the Jio Phone is NFC bolster – with this, clients will have the capacity to make installments from a connected ledger by means of UPI, or through POS machines set up of a platinum card. This will be empowered later by means of a product refresh, in spite of the fact that the equipment is as of now present. The versatile additionally accompanies a coordinated frenzy catch.