By: Meenu Rana, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi
Last updated : August 25, 2017 5:48 pm
You can pre-book the Reliance JioPhone via both online and offline channels.
Are you also the one who has pre-booked the JioPhone yesterday but is still clueless about your booking status? Here's how can you know the status of your JioPhone pre booking. All you have to do is just dial 18008908900 and share your registered mobile number details to get an update about your pre-booking status. As of now, the number supports two languages - Hindi and English. The existing Jio customers can also view their status in MyJio app under Manage Voucher section.
The 4G-enabled feature was made available yesterday for pre-booking from both online and offline channels from 5:30 PM.
If you haven't pre-booked the JioPhone and planning to pre-book now, then here's how you can pre-book now. You can pre-book the Reliance JioPhone via both online and offline channels. To pre-book online, you need to download MyJio app or you can visit company’s official website. The company has already created a dedicated page for the pre-booking.
If you want to pre-book the phone from its application then you first open the app and you will see a Pre Booking Screen. Click on pre-book button and then it will take you to a page where you need to enter your mobile number along with the pin code where you want it to be delivered. Click proceed and you will be shown multiple options for making the payments. Once you are done with it, then you will receive a confirmation message of successful booking of the phone.
Coming to the offline mode, you need to go to their nearest Reliance Digital stores or Jio retailers for pre-booking of the phone.
On July 21, Reliance unveiled the JioPhone feature phone for the Indian consumers. The 4G-enabled feature phone is said to cost you Rs Zero. However, one has to pay Rs 1,500 as a security deposit, which will be 100 percent refundable after three years. The company is providing free voice calls, unlimited data and Jio apps for Rs 153 per month with Jio Dhan Dhana Dhan plans to JioPhone customers. Further, there two sachets, one with Rs 24 for two days and Rs 54 plan for a week. Users will enjoy the same benefits as the monthly recharge of Rs 153.
Talking about the features of the Reliance JioPhone, it comes pre-loaded with the Jio suites of apps including JioTV, JioMusic, JioCinema and more. The company says that the feature phone will also include some of the most popular instant messaging and social networking apps, to ensure consumers continue to enjoy the best services. The JioPhone also comes with a voice assistant, which makes it easier to interact with the feature phone. Through the voice assistant, one can make calls, browse the internet and listen to music and more.
Coming to the specifications, the JioPhone features a 2.4-inch QVGA display with a screen resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. The phone will be powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor which will either Spreadtrum SPRD 9820A or QC8905 along with Mali 400 GPU. The phone is backed by a 512MB of RAM and 4GB of internal storage, which is expandable up to 128GB via microSD card.
On the camera front, the device comes loaded with a 2-megapixel rear camera and a 0.3-megapixel front camera. It is juiced up by a 2000mAh battery, which the company claims to give a talk time of 12 hours and standby time of 15 days. On the connectivity front, it supports 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.1 with BLE, GPS, NFC and micro USB 2.0. It supports 22 Indian languages and the device will also come with TV-Cable that will allow users to connect their JioPhone with TV ( not only Smart TVs but also CRT TVs) to watch live TV. The company has priced the TV pack for Rs 309 per month.
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