Kumbh JioPhone Launched for Pilgrims: From Features to Services, Here’s Everything You Need to Know

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Kumbh JioPhone

Telecom major Reliance Jio is not leaving any stone unturned when it comes to offering unique services. The telco has launched ‘Kumbh JioPhone’ to commemorate the Kumbh Mela 2019 that happens in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. It is the largest congregation all over the world indexing more than 130 million pilgrims for over 55 days, as they gather for taking a dip in the holy Ganga river. Reliance’s Kumbh JioPhone is aimed at making the Kumbh experience seamless for the pilgrims with the backing of speedy 4G and other services. Let’s check out what this new phone offers.

Kumbh Jio Phone Packs Handy Features For Pilgrims Like Location Tracker, Real-time Information, and More

As the phone is a Kumbh-focussed phone from Reliance Jio, it is packed with a slew of pre-loaded features that will help the pilgrims through their Kumbh journey. The Kumbh JioPhone has information services about Kumbh such as the schedule of the fair, real-time travel information about special trains and buses, booking tickets and getting updates on the same, information about ‘Yatri Ashray’ at railway stations, emergency helpline numbers, routes and maps, bath and religious day schedules, Railway Camp Mela information, and more.

Not just the details including the Kumbh fair, the Kumbh JioPhone is also loaded with functions that will come super handy at such a large-scale event. One of the most crucial features is family locator, which offers the exact location of the family members. However, sometimes it is almost impossible to fetch the precise location among the humongous crowd, and that’s where the Kumbh JioPhone’s ‘Khoya-Paya’ feature comes into the play as it helps in reuniting the lost family members. Reliance states that it has collaborated with the UP Police and KASH IT to fetch critical information.

24×7 Radio Playing Devotional Music, Kumbh Darshan on JioTV, Daily Quizzes

In addition to features and functionalities to make the stay easier at Kumbh, the device is also loaded with devotional content such as Kumbh Darshan that telecasts special Kumbh event on JioTV app, Kumbh Radio that plays devotional Kumbh songs for 24 hours every day. What’s more, the phone also has a news alert feature that sends through important alerts concerning the Kumbh fair.┬áConcerning entertainment, the Kumbh JioPhone also includes many games, daily quizzes about Kumbh.

Core JioPhone Features, Kumbh JioPhone Price in India

Other than the special Kumbh features mentioned above, rest of all the features are like the regular JioPhone. It gets free voice calls including local, STD, and roaming calls to any network across India. Unlimited 4G internet, Jio apps suite include JioTV, JioCinema, JioSaavn Music, JioGames, and more. The phone is also loaded with Facebook, WhatsApp, Google Maps, and YouTube apps. It is integrated with Google Assistant for voice-assisted functions.

The Kumbh JioPhone price in India is INR 501. For the existing JioPhone owners, Jio is offering all the Kumbh functionalities and features. The telco has also opened a helpline number 1991 to listen to queries on the JioPhone.

Well, it looks like Reliance has played its masterstroke with this special JioPhone. With all the functions and features loaded into the phone and at such lower price, it will prove to be very helpful for the pilgrims who take part in the Kumbh fair.



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