JioPhone 2 to be launched on 15 August | check specs and price

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Mukesh Ambani made some major announcements today. One of the major announcements include the launch of advanced or upgraded version of JioPhone, JioPhone 2, which will be launched on 15 August. Jio Phone 2 is a latest smartphone and upgraded version of existing JioPhone, with QWERTY keypad and with most of the smartphone functions that comes in a budget phone in the Indian market.

JioPhone 2 is coming on August 15, 2018 at an introductory price of Rs. 2999.

JioPhone 2
JioPhone 2

Mukesh Ambani along with Isha Ambani and Akash Ambani were also present at the 41st Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Reliance Industries. At the launch Isha Ambani said, “JioPhone generates more than 20 crore voice commands every month,”.

Not only this, Reliance also gave a good news to all those who seek to upgrade their JioPhone which was launched last year, with the latest one. This can be done very easily with the help of newly launched scheme called ‘JioPhone Monsoon Hungama Offer’. Under this special offer/ scheme, existing JioPhone users can easily upgrade to JioPhone 2 by paying the effective price of just Rs. 501.

JioPhone 2 Specs

These are the Jio Phone 2 specifications-

  • RAM – 512 MB.
  • ROM – 4 GB, expandable upto 128 GB via SD card.
  • Processor – 1.2GHz dual-core processor.
  • Speaker – Loud Mono Speaker.
  • Keypad – QWERTY keypad with 4 way navigation key.
  • Network – LTE Band 3, 5, 40, 2G Band – 900/1800.
  • Screen size and type – 2.4 inch QVGA screen.
  • Battery – 2000 mAH.
  • Camera – 2 MP rear and VGA front camera.
  • Torch – Yes.
  • Operating System – KAI OS.
  • Internet Speed – LTE Cat4 Download – 150Mbps & Upload – 50 Mbps.
  • Others – FM, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS, NFC, EMBMS, VoLTE, VoWiFi.

Jio Phone 2 Specs
Jio Phone 2 Specs

JioPhone 2 Price – Rs. 2999.

Well, surely the specifications looks impressive but it will be interesting to see that how the latest upgraded device performs when the users get their hands on it.

Also, while launching the phone with a bang, Ambani also mentioned that JioPhone 2 will support three of the most popular apps Facebook, WhatsApp and YouTube.

Jio Monsoon Hungama Offer will kick off from July 21 and then the users using the old device can upgrade to the newly launched device by paying Rs. 501.

The major announcement also includes the launch of the gigantic network of Jio GigaFiber broadband. With so many major announcements, Reliance Industries have surely put the rivals on notice. However, we will be posting a dedicated article on that soon and will update this page with the link pointing to the same.

JioPhone 2 runs on Android or not?

No, JioPhone 2 doesn’t run on Android. It has different operating system called KAI OS and also have Google Assistant support. It comes with preloaded Jio apps like JioCinema, JioMusic, JioTV etc.

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