Annual General Meeting of the Reliance Group took place yesterday. All the shareholders attended the meeting. The chairman of Reliance Group, Mukesh Ambani presided over the meeting. The company announced the most rumored 4G feature phone along with many future plans. Ambani introduced his twin children Akash and Isha to the shareholders. They came to the stage to enumerate the features of this new phone. The company advertised this feature phone as “India ka smartphone”. This device will hit the market in September. The company has announced the beta testing of this device will start from August 15 and pre-booking will start from August 24th. The users will get the device in September.
Talking about the phone, Ambani said that the device would be available for all the Indians at an effective price of zero. The users have to submit a security of Rs. 1500 which is refundable after 36 months of the usage. If the users want to return back the 4G feature JioPhone, they will get security refund. He also said that there are about 50 million feature phones in the country. All these users have no access to the internet. JioPhone will make these 50 million feature phones obsolete. The price is quite affordable that the users can buy it easily. All the users of JioPhone will enjoy free voice calls for ever.
Specs of Jio Feature Phones
This JioPhone has 2.4-inch QVGA display, FM Radio, Torch light, Headphone Jack, SD card slot, four-way navigation systems, and much more. The phone also comes preloaded with all Jio apps like JioTV, JioCinema, and JioMusic. Moreover, the device has also the capability of connecting to any TV to enjoy the pictures and movies on the bigger screen. The Young Ambassadors of the JioPhone also said that the device also supports NFC. In future, the customers can hope to manage their payments through it like Samsung Pay.
The new plans include Jio Dhan Dhana Dhan offer for users of this feature phone. The company asserted that the users of this device would enjoy this offer at Rs. 153 per month. They will enjoy unlimited 4G data along with unlimited voice calls and messages. Ambani claimed that the company intends to bring 5 million JioPhones to market every week. The main purpose is to increase customer database which is already 125 million.
Jio also introduced two recharge packs. One has the price tag of Rs. 54 and is valid for a week. The other which costs Rs. 24 will last for two days.