Mukesh Ambani’s Diwali gift: Reliance cuts the price of Jio phone to less than half

Jio Phone Diwali 2019 offer: For new customers, Jio will offer data benefits worth Rs 700 for the first seven recharges

Jio Diwali 2019 offer: Reliance Jio announced on Tuesday that it is slashing the price of the Jio phone to boost sales during the holiday season in India. Jio Phone was launched as the first KaiOS powered multifunction phone in India, creating a place for 4G phones in the affordable segment. Thanks to KaiOS, Jio Phone now runs a host of top apps including WhatsApp, YouTube, Facebook, Google Search, and more. Launched in July 2017, the Jio Phone is the most affordable offering in the 4G compatible phone segment.

Jio Phone Diwali’s offering will start from October 4, FE Tech has learned.

The phone company headed by Mukesh Ambani also announced that the new reduced price would be applicable without any “special conditions” or redemption discounts under the “Jio Phone Diwali 2019” offer.

“This is a net saving of over Rs 800 with no special conditions like having to trade in your old phone,” Jio said in a statement.

For new customers, Jio will offer data benefits worth Rs 700 for the first seven recharges. Customers will have to make the first seven top-ups for which the phone company will add an additional Rs 99 worth of data.

It can be noted that there are separate Reliance Jio top up plans available for subscribers who use Jio Phone and those who use Jio sim in a smartphone. Jio Phone top-up plans are even more affordable and offer a range of data benefits with unlimited calling.

Jio phone specifications

The Jio phone has a 2.4 inch screen and runs on KaiOS. The phone has a 1.2 GHz dual-core processor, paired with 512MB of RAM. In terms of storage, the Jio phone comes with 4GB of internal storage as well as microSD card support. The 4G phone supports Wi-Fi connectivity with VoLTE and comes with a 2000mAh battery.

The phone supports Google Assistant and has the ability to mirror content to a smart TV. It supports popular apps like Facebook, Google Maps, WhatsApp, and YouTube, among others.

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