JioPhone 2 launched in India: Price | Specifications | features revealed

Hello, Hitech’ian welcome back to my another post. In this post, I will tell you about the new JioPhone 2 which is recently launched in India. So, without wasting much time let’s head over to the price, specifications, and features of this phone.

Chairman Mukesh Ambani unveiled an update to the JioPhone which was launched at the year 2017. The new update of this phone is named as “JioPhone 2”.Jio also announced that both the original JioPhone and the new JioPhone will support WhatsApp and YouTube starting August 15. Both the handsets will be available in the market together simultaneously. This time buyers will not have to wait for weeks to register in order to purchase the device, as the device will be up for grab starting August 15.


JioPhone 2
JioPhone 2 during the launch event

JioPhone 2 interesting feature:

JioPhone 2 features a 2.4-inch QVGA display panel and a QWERTY keyboard, which is an upgrade over the small display and the alphanumeric keypad of the predecessor.

JioPhone 2 price in India:

The price for JioPhone 2 in India is been set up to Rs. 2,999, though the company claims this to be an introductory price. The handsets will be made available for purchase starting August 15. Mukesh Ambani also announced the “JioPhone Monsoon Hungama” offer.

JioPhone Monsoon Hungama offer:

JioPhone Monsoon Hungama exchange offer announced at the Reliance Industries Annual General Meeting(AGM) makes it easier for the buyers to upgrade to the new JioPhone at a low price. As part of the offer, users can upgrade to the new JioPhone by exchanging their existing feature phones. The company claims that this offer will bring down a cut in the effective price of JioPhone from Rs. 1,500 to Rs. 501.JioPhone Monsoon Hungama offer will be made available by the company throughout India starting July 21.

“We have reduced the effective entry cost of the JioPhone from Rs. 1,500 to as low as Rs. 501. Our purpose is to accelerate the digital revolution in India with the extreme affordability of a JioPhone so that each and every Indian can access the Internet and enjoy the digital life. With the added functionalities, our wider network reach across India and strong retail presence across India, the goal that I have now set for our Jio team is to enable 100 million users on this Jio Phone platform in the shortest possible time”, Ambani said at the RIL AGM.

JioPhone 2 specifications:

1.JioPhone 2 has a 2.4-inch QVGA display.
2.JioPhone 2 supports dual-SIM (Nano).
3. This phone runs on Kai OS.
4.JioPhone 2 has a 512MB of RAM and 4GB of Internal storage which can be expanded by SD card(up to 128GB).
5. Talking about the camera, this phone consists of a 2-MP rear camera and a VGA front camera sensor.
6.JioPhone 2 has a battery of 2000mAh.
7.For connectivity, this phone include VoLTE, VoWiFi,GPS,NFC, Bluetooth,and FM radio. It supports LTE Band 2,5,40, 2G Band 900/1800 and LTE Cat4 DL: 150Mbps/UL: 50Mbps.
8. Aside QWERTY keypad, JioPhone 2 also has a 4-way navigation key and a dedicated button for the voice command, just like JioPhone.
9. Earlier Google introduced the Google Assistant on JioPhone and now it has added the support for Youtube as well.
10. After receiving the Facebook app in February 2018, Facebook has now added the support for WhatsApp for JioPhone users.

Also, read: Vivo Z10 smartphone launched in India: Price | Specifications | features

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