Reliance Jio worked with Google to bring a new budget 4G smartphone, JioPhone Next. Although after a delay in its launch, the smartphone is confirmed to launch on November 4, 2021. Earlier today, the live box images of the device by Reliance Jio have surfaced online. It also reveal the back side of the retail box, which in turn reveals the JioPhone Next specs as well.
As previously revealed, JioPhone Next will run on Pragati OS, an Android-based software that is specifically for the Indian audience. Now, that we know, the handset will be available from Diwali and its pricing details have leaked. Reliance has announced easy EMI plans that allow customers to buy the phone for as low as Rs. 1,999. These EMIs start from as low as Rs. 300 per month.
JioPhone Next Price in India, Availability
JioPhone Next will be available for Rs. 6,499 without the finance option. This will be the most affordable smartphone anywhere in the world, according to the company. As mentioned above, it will come with an entry price of only Rs. 1,999 and the rest paid via easy EMI over 18 or 24 months.
“I am delighted that Google and Jio teams have succeeded in bringing this breakthrough device to Indian consumers in time for the festival season. Inspite of the current global supply chain challenges caused by the Covid pandemic. I have always been a firm believer in the power of the digital revolution to enrich, enable and empower the lives of 1.35 billion Indians. We have done it in the past with connectivity. Now we are enabling it again with a smartphone device – JioPhone Next”.Reliance Chairman Mukesh Ambani said.
The question remains as to how you can buy this smartphone. One can also purchase the smartphone, by visiting the nearest Jio Mart digital retailer or go the website and register. Registration can happen via WhatsApp and users need to send a ‘Hi’ to 7018270182 to begin the process. However, once the registration is complete, a confirmation will be goes to the buyer. The customer will also need to visit the nearby JioMart retailer to collect their JioPhone Next.
Jio Phone Next: Plans and Schemes
These plans come bundled with voice and data benefits from Jio. So users can opt for these carrier plans to suit what’s best for them. In addition, Jio offers the Always-on plan Large plan, XL plan, and XXL plan to JioPhone Next buyers.
Always-on plan – This plan is available at Rs. 300 per month for 24 months or Rs. 350 per month for 18 months. In addition to paying the EMI of the JioPhone Next, users will also get 5GB data and 100 minutes of calling per month.
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Large plan – This plan is available at Rs. 450 per month for 24 months or Rs. 500 per month for 18 months. It also bundles 1.5GB per day data and unlimited voice calling benefits.
XL plan – This plan is available at Rs. 500 for 24 months and Rs. 550 for 18 months. It also offers 2GB per day and unlimited voice calling benefits.
XXL plan – This plan is available at Rs. 550 per month for 24 months and Rs. 600 per month for 18 months. It also comes bundled with 2.5GB per day and unlimited voice calling benefits. For availing these EMI plans, customers will have to pay a processing fee of Rs. 501.
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