Reliance Jio today announced that it has revised the exclusive Dhan Dhana Dhan Rs.153 prepaid pack for JioPhone users. The refreshed Rs.153 prepaid plan now offers users 1GB of 4G high-speed data per day, up from 500MB earlier. Jio hasn’t made any changes to the validity of the plan, it remains the same at 28 days. In addition to 1GB of 4G high-speed data per day, JioPhone users will also get free unlimited local, STD, and roaming voice calls, 100 free SMS per day, and free subscription to all Jio apps. With the revision, the Rs.153 pack for JioPhone now offers the exact same benefits as the Rs.149 prepaid plan for 4G smartphones.
Apart from revising the Rs.153 pack, Reliance Jio has introduced two new sachet packs for JioPhone users. The first one, priced at Rs.24, comes with a validity of two days. It offers users 500MB of high-speed data per day, unlimited voice calls, and 20 free SMS. For users looking for a higher validity pack, Jio offers the Rs.54 sachet pack with the same 500MB of 4G high-speed data per day, unlimited voice calls, and 70 free SMS for seven days. Both the sachet packs also give you complimentary access to select Jio apps.
Announced in July last year, the Reliance JioPhone is one of the most affordable 4G “smart” feature phones on the market. While you do need to pay a deposit of Rs.1,500 at the time of booking, Reliance will refund the amount to you after a period of three years., making the JioPhone ‘effectively free’. The JioPhone features a 2.4-inch QVGA resolution display and runs on a Spreadtrum SoC with Mali-400 GPU. It also includes 512MB of RAM, 4GB of internal storage, microSD card slot for further expansion, and a 2000mAh capacity battery. In the camera department, it comes equipped with a 2MP rear camera and a VGA front-facing camera.