JioPhone now available on Amazon store at a refundable price of Rs 1500
Reliance Industries lead Jio’s popular 4G phone, aka JioPhone can now be purchased from Amazon India store. Up until now, the “India ka smartphone” or JioPhone was available only via Reliance Digital stores, the Reliance Jio website, MyJio app, and at Reliance Jio’s retail partner stores. The 4G smartphone is now listed on Amazon at Rs 1500, which as the company had promised will be refunded back to the customer after a period of three years, on returning back the device.
Before partnering with Amazon, Reliance Jio also joined hands with MobiKwik to be an online seller for JioPhone. The 4G phone is available for both Cash on Delivery as well as online payment option via Amazon. After getting the phone delivered, the buyer will need to visit their nearest Reliance Digital Store or Reliance Jio partner store to activate the phone.
On visiting the Reliance Digital Store or Reliance Jio partner store to get the phone started, the buyer will need to carry along their newly purchased JioPhone, the phone box, and their Aadhaar card. The same process is being followed if you buy the JioPhone Reliance Digital store or order via the company website. To get the service activated, the user needs to take up Rs 49 plan which offers unlimited calls, 1GB 4G data every day for 28 days. This Rs 49 plan is exclusive to JioPhone only.
Amazon together with Jio is also offering some additional launch offers on buying the JioPhone from the e-store. Amazon is offering Rs 50 cashback to the buyers purchasing the 4G phone from the e-commerce store by February 28. Under the JioPhone special offer, Amazon is also offering Rs 50 cashback to buyers purchasing the device using Amazon Pay balance. Not only that, customers purchasing the JioPhone via Amazon Pay can also get Rs 50 flat discount in addition.
JioPhone gained wide popularity as the company managed to sell our over 6 million units ever since the launch. The device comes with a 2.4-inch display and 4G VoLTE support. JioPhone is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor under the hood coupled with 512MB RAM and 4GB of internal storage which can be expandable up to 128GB via microSD card. The 4G phone is backed by a 2000mAh battery and includes support for NFC for digital payments and Wi-Fi support. JioPhone runs on KAI operating system.
In addition, JioPhone comes with support for 22 Indian languages, Google Assistant support and preloaded with apps such as JioCinema, JioMusic, JioTV, and JioXpressNews. The 4G VoLTE phone also comes along with support for popular social networking apps like Facebook. Earlier this week, RIL’s Jio announced the availability of Facebook app on the JioPhone. The Facebook app can be downloaded via the JioAppStore.
Source by indiatoday…