The Jio Phone Monsoon Hungama trade-in offer was announced today at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Reliance Industries to make it easier for buyers to switch to the Jio phone. As part of the offer, users can switch to the Jio phone by swapping in their existing multifunction phones. Reliance Industries claims that this Monsoon Hungama offer will lower the effective price of the Jio phone from Rs. 1,500 to Rs. 501. The Jio Phone Monsoon Hungama offer will be available across India from July 21st. At the event, Jio also announced the launch of the Jio GigaFiber broadband service in 1,100 cities and the release of the Jio Phone 2 4G multifunction phone with QWERTY keyboard on August 15th.
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Ambani said at RIL’s AGM: “We have reduced the effective entry cost of the Jio phone from 1500 rupees to only 50 rupees. Our goal is to accelerate the digital revolution in India with extreme affordability. ‘a Jio phone, so that every Indian can access the internet and enjoy digital life.With the added features, our wider network reach across India and a 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 as soon as possible. “
Jio phone specifications
Unlike traditional phones, the KaiOS-based Jio phone offers 4G VoLTE connectivity and is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, coupled with 512MB of RAM. It also sports a 2.4 inch display and has 4 GB of internal storage as well as support for microSD card (up to 128 GB), Wi-Fi and a 2000 mAh battery. .
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Jio Phone understands up to 22 Indian languages ââand supports Google Assistant. The handset also offers an option to mirror content streamed on the phone to an HDTV using a proprietary cable. Moreover, it comes preloaded with apps like JioCinema, JioMusic, JioTV, and JioXpressNews. Reliance Jio also announced in February the arrival of the official Facebook app which can be installed through the Jio AppStore.
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