Reliance Jio to launch smartphone at 'effective price zero'

As of now, we have no information about WhatsApp app on this phone.

Of course, the Reliance shareholders had their eyes on the company's past year performance, but we were eagerly waiting for announcements regarding Reliance Jio. The JioPhone contains the Alphanumeric Keypad, headphone jack, microphone, speaker, and it delivers its support to the FM Radio. JioPhone is made in India, made by India and made for India. The JioPhone will be available for user testing in beta mode from August 15 and for pre-booking from August 24. The JioPhone would effectively cost Rs. 0. Customers can get the phone with a Rs 1,500 deposit, which they can claim after three years, NDTV reported. Mukesh's mother Kokilaben Ambani too burst into tears. The company will be looking to churn out 5 million JioPhones every week and in the final quarter, all these phones will be made in India, said Mukesh Ambani.

In the last 40 years, Reliance has expanded their m-cap from Rs 10 crore to Rs 5,00,000 crore, which is a compound growth rate of 32%.

We had reported earlier that JioPhone will be available for Rs 1500. For one, it is 4G LTE and VoLTE-ready which means that it has the capability to become a user's full-fledged internet device, much like a smartphone.

The data package for this phone is priced at Rs 153 for unlimited data usage.

To sum it up, with these VoLTE feature phones, Reliance would be reaching a wider audience - especially those in tier 2 and tier 3 cities - than they otherwise would have. Coming in Detail about This The handset supports 22 Indian regional languages. "It sports a 2.4" QVGA display and is said to come in compact form factor. Dubbed as the JioPhone, this feature phone is aimed to make the 2G feature phone obsolete.

Out of 78 crore mobile phones in India, 50 crore feature phone users left out of digital revolution, says Mukesh Ambani. It has the capability to cast the content.

It comes preloaded with all Reliance Jio apps and a Reliance app store. Adding that Jio users consistently make 250 cr minutes of calls every day, Mukesh Ambani thanked PM Narendra Modi for his digital India vision.

Interested customers can pre-book a JioPhone via the MyJio app or by visiting a Jio retailer from August 24. This offer brings unlimited voice, SMS and data service for the entire month. Users can view TV on Jio phone and can also connect to any TV using a simple cable developed by the company. You can also choose ₹309 pack where you will get support to mirror your mobile screen on a TV through HDMI or VGA Cable.