Ambani launched Jio Phone 2 at Rs 2,999. Specifications, Features, Price

After the great success of JioPhone, on Thursday at Reliance’s 41st AGM Mukesh Ambani unveiled an upgraded version of Jio Phone, simply called Jio Phone 2. The announcement has made right after the chairman Mukesh Ambani claimed that 25 million Jio Phone has been sold in India. The company target is to sell 100 million units. Jio Phone 2 is priced at Rs 2,999. The JioPhone 2 will be available from August 15.
RIL also launched its broadband and fixed line service.

“Our purpose is to accelerate the Digital Revolution in India with the extreme affordability of a Jio Phone, so that each and every Indian can access the internet and enjoy the Digital Life. Further details about both these offers will soon be made available on jio.com,” RIL said.

The Jio Phone 2 is the most affordable feature phone that offers VoLTE support. The biggest change that you will notice in the newer version that the Jio Phone 2 feature a QWERTY keypad similar to a BlackBerry handset along with a 4-way navigation key. It has bar design and it is small and compact which aids better handling of the phone. It offers a sports a 2.4-inch QVGA display with a resolution of 240 pixels by 320 pixel. It also supports dual-SIM cards, noticeably the earlier old version only supports single sim. Jio Phone 2 has a battery of 2000 mAh which is expected to support talk time up to 14 hours. The Jio Phone 2 reportedly has support for 22 Indian languages. Up to now JioPhone 2 has launched only in Black colour. Jio Phone 2 will run on a KAI OS, company also announced a partnership with Google recently to bring all of Google’s apps on to the platform.

In term of Optics, Jio Phone 2 features two cameras- one at the back and one at the front. It has a 2 MP camera on the back and a 0.3-megapixel VGA camera up front, which in my view a descent offer at the price they launch the phone, another then Jio Phone Camera performance was very good, so we can say Jio Phone 2 will not disappoint us. The back also have a LED flash which can be used for low-light photography, poor weather conditions and can also serve as a flashlight. Jio Phone 2 come with 512MB of RAM and 4GB of internal storage. You can expand the storage up-to 128GB via microSD card. In terms of connectivity the device offers Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, 4G with VoLTE support, dual-SIM support and FM. Jio Phone 2 has a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Along with Jio Phone 2, Mukesh Ambani, the chairman and managing director of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) also announced a new offer called Jio Monsoon Hungama offer where old feature phones can be exchanged for a new Jio Phone at Rs 501. Ambani said the company will also launch three of the world’s most popular apps Facebook, Whatsapp and YouTube on Jio Phones. Jio has silently shake the mobile industry once again and this time impact will be much bigger.

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