Mukesh Ambani Launches Jio Phone 2 At Rs.2,999; Sale in India starts From August 15

The successor to JioPhone, the JioPhone 2 is announced at a price of Rs.2,999


Reliance Industries Limited knows how to stay in the spotlight. The Jio mobile network with its lucrative data offers, unlimited voice calling benefits has managed to drive the maximum share of success for RIL. What Reliance Jio has done for the telecom sector of India is no short of a digital revolution. And, taking it one step further, the Mukesh-Ambani owned company has now launched the successor of widely popular Jio Phone; Jio Phone 2 has been announced at an effective price of Rs. 501.

JioPhone 2: New Features

The latest Jio Phone 2 has been announced at 41st Annual General Meeting of Reliance today in Mumbai. The Jio Phone 2 is an affordable feature phone that offers VoLTE support. The Jio Phone 2 sports a bar design and is small and compact which aids better handling of the phone. One notable change in the Jio Phone 2 is that it comes with front and rear imaging sensors.

The phone flaunts an alphanumeric QWERTY keypad and ships with an inbuilt 4GB storage. The Jio Phone 2 reportedly has support for 22 Indian languages. and, the Jio Phone 2 4GB variant comes in only Black color. The Jio Phone 2 also comes with a panic button which when pressed will send messages to the concerned person in case of an emergency.

JioPhone 2: Specifications

The Jio Phone 2 runs KAI OS. The feature phone from Reliance Jio sports a 2.4-inch screen and bears a 2MP snapper on both rear and front of the device. The Jio Phone 2 drives its power from an impressive 2,200mAh battery which is expected to support talk time up to 14 hours.

The Jio Phone 2 ships with two 2-megapixel sensors- one at the back and one at the front. The rear imaging snapper is also aided with an LED flash which can be used for low-light photography, poor weather conditions and can also serve as a flashlight.

On the connectivity front, you will be getting 4G with VoLTE support, Bluetooth to transfer and receive files and data, and dual-SIM support with the latest Jio phone. The Jio Phone 2 similar to the Jio Phone comes with a 2.4-inch screen and is features a panic button which when pressed will send messages to the concerned person in case of an emergency. The phone ships with 4GB of internal storage space for apps and storing data.

JioPhone 2: Price in India, Offers, Sale Date

Jio Phone 2 will retail at Rs. 2,999 starting August 15. Since the Jio Phone 2 is an advanced version of the well-received predecessor Jio Phone, the company has come with an exciting offer for their subscribers to stick to the lineup. Mukesh Ambani has also announced a Jio Phone “Monsoon Hungama Offer” where the users can exchange their existing feature phone for the brand new phone at Just Rs. 501. So, you can get a new feature phone from Reliance Jio at just Rs. 501.

Reliance Jio is doing exceedingly well as compared to other telecom networks, thus accelerating the overall performance of the Reliance Industries Limited. Just a day before this year’s RIL AGM, Financial Express reported a 2.1 percent hike in the oil-to-retail-to-telecom conglomerate’s share value. This would be an intra-day high of Rs. 992 on the BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange). This is a respectable increase from the opening price of Rs 974.80 per share on the BSE. AT closing, Reliance Industries Ltd’s market capitalization stood at Rs 6,27,335.18 crore according to BSE data.

The company has earned a total revenue of Rs 4,08,265 crore and the highest-ever consolidated net profit of Rs 36,080 crore for the financial year ended 31 March 2018. Recently, the company also announced the acquisition of a US-based telecom company to explore IoT and 5G in India. The US company is making a loss as of now, but Reliance Jio is keen on exploring the future possibilities while taking a calculative risk. The deal is finalized in $75 million, as reported by The Economic Times