Reliance Jio is planning to launch 4G feature phones in India with VoLTE capabilities. Reliance Jio will offer two feature phones at lowest price about Rs. 1,000 and Rs. 1,500 with unlimited voice and video calling facility. As per reports, Reliance will launch these feature phones in the beginning of the following year. Reliance Jio 4G feature phones will run Android Operating System but will not support touch screen.
Reliance Jio feature phones will come with VoLTE technology which is only used in smartphones. These feature phones will have keypad, front and rear camera and will contain Jio’s content applications. As per rumors, chipsets will be used in these feature phones which will source from Chinese company Spreadtrum. These chipsets will make these feature phones capable of making VoLTE calls.
Reliance industry is mainly targeting those 65% Indian users who don’t have smartphones and still using feature phones with limited functionality just to make calls. Even some of the users don’t prefer to spend much money to buy expensive phones and Reliance Jio 4G feature phones are best option for those people. Reliance Jio tariff plans are useful for the people who like to spend less on monthly recharges. As per Jio tariff plans, monthly cost of prepaid and postpaid connection will be Rs.160 and Rs.149 respectively. This tariff is mainly beneficial for those who just want to make voice and video calls. Besides this, who wants to get other plans like 4G data, Wi-Fi data and other value added services can go for premium tariff plans.
Highlights of Reliance Jio 4G Feature Phones
• Brand of Jio and Lava (initial batch)
• Voice over LTE (VoLTE) technology
• Android Operating System
• Keypad, front-facing and rear camera
• Equipped with Jio apps and services
• Priced at Rs. 1,000 and Rs. 1,500
• Limitless voice and video calls
Reliance Jio 4G feature phones will be a good option for elder people who don’t like the complex functionality of smartphones. These feature phones will meet the demands of ordinary people.
Reliance Jio has a great potential to cover all the segments in India and it is mainly considering to tap rural areas with these new 4G feature phones.
Just wait for the next announcement by Reliance Industry. Let’s see how many eggs are available in the basket of Reliance Jio.