Reliance Jio launched its second ‘Smart’ Feature phone Jio Phone 2 this week. The new Jio Phone 2 is the upgraded variant of the Jio phone launched last year. RIL Chairman Mukesh Ambani said in the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Reliance that 25 million Jio feature phones have been sold so far. Now the company has introduced a new look Jio Phone 2 with some new features and specifications.
Jio Phone 2 Specification
The phone has a QVGA display with 2.4 inches 320 x 240 pixels resolution. The phone has 512 MB of RAM and 4 GB inbuilt storage which can be expanded through MicroSD card. The phone has 2 megapixel primary and 0.3 megapixel VGA front camera. There are features like Wi-Fi 802.11 B / G / N, Bluetooth 4.1, NFC, 4G VOLTE for connectivity in the handset. The phone runs on KaiOS operating system.
QWERTY keypad with 4-way navigation button
The most important feature of Jio Phone 2 is the QWERTY keyboard which gives it a new look. Apart from this, it is not a common feature anymore. If you liked BlackBerry design phones with QWERTY keyboard then you would love Jio Phone 2 design. In addition to the QWERTY keypad, the phone also has a 4-way button for navigation.
Another special thing about the new Jio Phone 2 is that it comes with two SIM card slots. While the first generation Jio Phone only got a single SIM card slot. This means that users will be able to use two SIM cards in the Jio Phone 2.
4G VoLTE + VoWiFi
Jio Phone 2 comes not only with 4G LTE but also with 4G VoLTE touchscreen. This means that users will be able to enjoy HD quality voice calls on the Reliance Jio LTE network. In addition, the phone also supports VoWiFi, that is, it is possible to call via Wi-Fi network.
Long battery life
Jio Phone 2 is a smart feature phone, although it does not offer all the smartphone features. That means it will get a much better battery life than a normal smartphone. With the 2000 mAh battery, Reliance Jio claims that it will get standby 360 hours.
Price and availability of Jio Phone 2
The sale of Jio Phone 2 will begin on August 15 and will be made available at a price of Rs 2,999.