Reliance Jio has launched its new entry-level smartphone JioPhone Next in the Indian market. The smartphone will be available for purchase from this festive season and customers can also opt for EMI schemes. The company has launched it at a very affordable price, in which the customer can pay only Rs 1999 initially and the rest in the EMI plan. TThese EMI plans start from Rs 300. To buy the smartphone, customers need to visit their nearest Jio digital retailer or visit the official website of Jio Next to register & buy the device. Apart from this, buyers can also register via WhatsApp by sending a ‘Hi’ message to 7018270182 and following the instructions. After successful registration and confirmation, users will have to visit their nearest Jio store to get the device.
JioPhone Next Specifications and Features
Coming to the Specs. It sports a 5.45-inch HD+ display with a resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection and anti-fingerprint coating. For performance, JioPhone Next is powered by the 1.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 215 quad-core processor paired with 2GB RAM and 32GB internal storage. It also supports external storage up to 512GB. The smartphone runs on the Pragati Operating System which is an optimised version of Android that is specially designed for Indian Users.
Talking about the camera, the Jio Next comes with a single 13-megapixel rear camera. And an 8MP front camera for taking selfies. The camera also features different modes that include portrait mode, night mode and reality filters.
It packs a 3,500mAh non-removable battery. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, dual-SIM (Nano), Bluetooth 4.1, Micro-USB port and a 3.5mm audio jack. Sensors include an accelerometer, light sensor, and proximity sensor. The company claims it will get automatic software upgrades as well. It also comes with the Google Assistant feature and also supports voice commands. Apart from this, it also comes with ‘Translate’ functionality that allows users to translate any text to the language of the user’s choice.
Jio Phone Next Price and EMI Plans
The price of JioPhone Next in India is Rs 6,499. Buyers can also buy it through the Easy EMI option, wherein users will have to pay Rs 1,999 (an additional 501 processing fee) and pay the rest of the amount in easy EMIs. These EMI plans also include voice and data benefits, which users can choose from according to their needs. As of now, the company is offering four plans which are listed below.
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Always-on plan – The cost of this plan is Rs 300 per month for 24 months and Rs 350 per month for 18 months. Subscribers will also get 5GB of data and 100 minutes of calling per month with this plan.
Large plan – The Subscription of this plan is Rs 450 per month for 24 months and Rs. 500 per month for 18 months. It offers 1.5GB per day data and unlimited voice calling benefits.
XL plan – The Price of the XL Plan is Rs 500 for 24 months and Rs 550 for 18 months. It bundles 2GB per day and unlimited voice calling benefit.
XXL plan – This is the highest plan which costs Rs 550 per month for 24 months and Rs 600 per month for 18 months. The benefits include 2.5GB of data per day and unlimited voice calling.