The much-awaited higher version of JioPhone, JioPhone Next 4G phone is now made available in over 8,000 retail outlets across Gujarat. JioPhone Next can be purchased by paying an upfront cost of Rs 1,999 and the remaining amount can be paid within 18-24 months, in EMIs of as low as Rs300.
Customers can buy the smartphone from the 8,000 stores consisting of all the big and known mobile phone retail chains in the state including Phonewalla, Pujara Telecom, Mobilewalla, Core Mobile, Jasmine Mobile, Ramdev Mobile, Umiya Mobile, Sunrise Communication, Kore Mobile and others. Apart from these, the JioPhone Next is also available at all the Reliance Retail outlets and Jio Stores in Gujarat.
With an eye on 30 crore 2G users, along with Google, Reliance Industries’ Jio telecom arm came up with Jiophone Next 4G smartphone. Loaded with a 13 MP rear and 8 MP front camera, 2 GB RAM, 32 GB internal storage and dual SIM slots, has been priced at Rs 6,499.
The 4G smartphone can be purchased by paying an upfront cost of Rs 1,999 and the remaining amount can be paid within 18-24 months. Under the Always-on Plan, which has a duration of 18 months and 24 months, customers will have to pay only Rs 300 or more, depending on the choice of tenure. It will come bundled with 5GB of data and 100 min of talk time per month.
The JioPhone Next Large plan provides for customers paying Rs 500 for 18 months or Rs 450 for 24 months. Users will get 1.5GB of 4G data per day and unlimited voice calls. Under the XL plan, customers can choose to pay Rs 550 for 18 months or Rs 500 for 24 months. Under this plan, users get 2GB of high-speed 4G data daily and unlimited voice calls.
Lastly, the XXL plan. Reliance JioPhone Next buyers can pay Rs 600 per month for 18 months or Rs 550 for 24 months and get 2.5GB of 4G data per day along with unlimited voice calls.
The device is built on Qualcomm Snapdragon 215 SoC chipset. It operates on Google-developed Pragati OS, which is based on Android. The operating system offers exclusive features like Read Aloud, Translate, and also supports all Google apps. JioPhone Next also comes pre-installed with Jio apps like MyJio, JioCinema, JioTv, JioSaavn, etc.
The 4G smartphone comes with a 5.5-inch HD plus display with a 720 x 1440 resolution. The phone packs a 3,500 mAh battery, 2GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage with an option to expand storage to 512 GB. The phone is getting manufactured in India at Neolync plants