JioPhone: Reliance Jio rolls out registration process for individuals, businesses
Reliance Jio has rolled out a registration process. Here’s how you can register.
- JioPhone will be available for testing on August 15 and pre-booking on August 24.
- Jio has rolled out a registration process for individuals and businesses.
- Updates on the JioPhone will be provided on customer's registered mobile numbers.
With its 4G VoLTE enabled feature phone - JioPhone pre-booking date fast approaching, Reliance Jio has rolled out a registration portal for those interested in getting the phone at the earliest.
Jio’s official Twitter account on Thursday tweeted saying, “JioPhone is almost here.”
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The ‘effective’ price of the phone is zero; however Ambani said that an initial security deposit will be taken from customers of Rs 1500.
And after a period of three years, JioPhone users can return the phone and will be returned their initial security deposits.
The pre-booking for the JioPhone will begin from August 24, post the beta testing of the phone which will become available from August 15, the company said.
The phone will be available for pre-booking via the MyJio app or by visiting a Jio retailer from August 24, a report by DiscountWallas said.
Jio’s registration portal is for individuals and businesses who can register separately.
Individuals need to share their details like name, email ID, contact number with area pin code.
Businesses need to share contact details with their company's name, area pin code, PAN or GSTN, email IDs and contact number. Jio has also asked for businesses to provide the number of JioPhone handsets and JioFi devices required.
Post registration, customers will get text messages on their registered mobile numbers and email ids with updates on the JioPhone, the company said.
"We are targeting to have five million Jiophones available every week," Managing Director, Mukesh Ambani said at the Reliance Industries AGM.
The phone is speculated to have single SIM slot which may support only Jio SIMs and Qualcomm and Spreadtrum chips. JioPhone can operate voice commands without headphones plugged into it.
It has a calling and sending SMS via voice command feature. The Jio apps like – JioMusic and JioCinema are pre-loaded on the phone.
Like all feature phones, JioPhone will have an alphanumeric keyboard. It has a 4-way navigation GPS and an additional SD card slot.
The phone supports 22 Indian languages and will allow users to speak to the phone as well as use the keyboard.
Other features of the phone include microphone and speaker, headphone jack, ringtones, torchlight and FM radio.
Jio Dhan Dhana Dhan plan for JioPhone users will be Rs 153 per month and will allow for unlimited data usage. The company announced Rs 24 - two-day sachet and Rs 54 - weekly sachets data plan as well.
Live TV and movies can be projected from JioPhone to TV via Jio cable which will be available for Rs 309 pack, Ambani added.