This festive season, JioPhone will be available for purchase with a special price of Rs 699. The company has launched new JioPhone Diwali 2019 that will offer the phone at Rs 699.
Reliance Jio announced the JioPhone 2 feature phone at Rs 1,500 back in July 2017. It received a Rs 501 exchange offer last year. Under the Monsoon Hungama offer, customers using any feature phone of any brand were able to exchange it with new JioPhone for an effective price of Rs 501. This offer reduced the effective cost of JioPhone from Rs 1,500 to Rs 510.
This JioPhone offer will be available only for a limited period, during the festive season of Dussehra and Diwali. Jio is also giving data benefits worth Rs 700. For first 7 recharges that the customer does, Jio will additionally add Rs 99 worth of data. This value adds up to the total price of Rs 1,500.
In terms of 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 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. There is support for apps such as Facebook, Google Maps, WhatsApp, and YouTube among others.
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.