Jio Phone 2 Second Flash Sale Tomorrow: 5 Things to Know Before You Grab the Latest 4G Feature Phone

The Jio Phone 2 will have its second flash sale on Jio's official website tomorrow. Check out the 'smart' feature phone's details before making the purchase decision.

JioPhone 2 Second Sale

Reliance recently launched the successor to its JioPhone, the JioPhone 2. Except for the change in design and some other minor additions, there is not much difference between both the Jio Phones. Given the success of the first-generation Jio Phone, Reliance is now expecting to sustain the same success with JioPhone 2. If you have been planning to buy the Jio Phone 2, then the phone is going on another flash sale tomorrow. In the post, we will list the flash sale details alongside the top five features of the JioPhone 2. Keep reading to get all the information.

JioPhone 2: Second Flash Sale on August 30 at 12 PM

The JioPhone 2 will be up for grabs on August 30 on Jio’s official website – Jio.com. The sale will commence at 12 PM and being a flash sale; one can expect it to end quickly. The first flash sale of the phone merely lasted for a few minutes, so if you have your heart set upon the JioPhone 2 then you will have to be fast to checkout.

To recall, in the first flash sale of the JioPhone 2, some buyers were able to get to the ‘Add to cart’ stage, but failed to buy the phone as they received the message ‘Page under maintenance’ after that, which was an indication for the product going out of stock. Reliance sold a whopping 25 million units of the Jio Phone 2 in less than a year.

JioPhone 2: Top 5 Features To Know Before Making The Buying Decision

QWERTY Design: The JioPhone 2 sports a QWERTY Keypad with 4-way navigation key. It is an ideal deal for the buyers who want a feature phone that gives them the feel of good old BlackBerry days. This design makes the Jio Phone 2 look more than a feature phone. The 4-way navigation key enables better functionality on the phone.

Support for YouTube, WhatsApp, and Facebook: Well, this is not limited to the JioPhone 2, Reliance has extended the same facility to its first-gen JioPhone. Although the first Jio Phone got the access to these apps via software update, the Jio Phone 2 comes pre-loaded with Facebook app and users have to download the other two from the Jio Store. With its QWERTY design and horizontally placed screen, watching videos and browsing on social media is comparatively better on the JioPhone 2.

Dual-SIM Support: The JioPhone 2 comes with Dual SIM card slots, which means that users can use 2 Jio SIMs simultaneously on their phone. With this support, users can make most of the data benefit offered by Reliance Jio by switching data preference to the other SIM when they run out of data on the first one.

Support for 4G VoLTE + VoWiFi: The JioPhone 2 boasts 4G VoLTE, which means that the users will be able to get the benefit of HD quality voice calls over the Reliance Jio LTE network. Moreover, the phone has VoWiFi support too that enables users to make voice calls over the Wi-Fi network. Additionally, the JioPhone 2 has LTE Cat.4 support, which can handle maximum download speeds of 150 Mbps and upload speeds of up to 50 Mbps.

Powerful Battery: The JioPhone 2 is backed by a 2000mAh battery, which is touted by the company to deliver standby time of up to 360 hours on single charge. Being a ‘smart’ feature phone, the battery life on the JioPhone 2 is seemingly good. This means that the users can enjoy browsing or watching videos on the phone without worrying much about the battery life.

JioPhone 2: Other Specifications, Price in India

The JioPhone 2 features a 2.4-inch screen with 320 x 240 pixels QVGA resolution. The phone has 512MB of RAM and 4GB of internal storage. It sports a 2MP rear camera and a 0.3MP VGA camera on the front. Connectivity support on the phone includes Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 Low Energy, NFC, 4G VoLTE, and VoWIFI. It runs KaiOS operating system out-of-the-box.

The JioPhone 2 price in India is Rs. 2,999. Unlike the first-gen JioPhone, Reliance is not offering a refund scheme on the purchase of the Jio Phone 2.

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