Reliance Jio unveils its 'free of cost' 4G feature phone

Reliance Jio announced the mch-awaited 4G feature phone at the company 40th Annual General Meeting in Mumbai today.

Mumbai: Reliance Jio has unveiled its much-awaited 4G feature phone for ‘Rs 0’ at the company’s 40th Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Mumbai.

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Although the phone has been announced as a ‘free of cost’ device, customers will have to pay Rs 1,500 as security deposit for the device, which the company claims to refund after three years. The company is touting the handset as “India ka smartphone”.

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The phone will feature a 2.4-inch QVGA display, FM radio, torch, headphone jack, SD card slot and an alphanumeric keyboard. It will support digital payment via NFC, 4G VoLTE calls and data and all Jio apps.

Additionally, the firm has also announced a new set of data plans under Dhan Dhana Dhan offer for feature phone customers at just Rs 153 per month. Under the plan, users will be able to avail for free voice calls and SMS, unlimited data, and also, free subscription to Jio apps.

( Source : deccan chronicle )
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