Jio Phone 2 flash sale will be going live for the second time today. It will be available via Jio.com and MyJio mobile app starting at 12 pm. Jio Phone 2 is priced at Rs. 2,999.
The QWERTY sporting Jio Phone 2 is an upgrade to the original Jio Phone which was launched last year. The Jio Phone 2 was launched at the company’s 41st Reliance AGM
JioPhone 2: Second Flash Sale on August 30 at 12 PM
The JioPhone 2 will be up for grabs on August 30 on Jio’s official website – Jio.com. The sale will commence at 12 PM and being a flash sale; one can expect it to end quickly. The first flash sale of the phone merely lasted for a few minutes, so if you have your heart set upon the JioPhone 2 then you will have to be fast to checkout.
To recall, in the first Jio Phone 2 flash sale, some buyers were able to get to the ‘Add to cart’ stage but failed to buy the phone as they received the message ‘Page under maintenance’ after that, which was an indication for the product going out of stock. Reliance sold a whopping 25 million units of the Jio Phone 2 in less than a year.
WhatsApp, Facebook, and YouTube on JioPhone 2
Jio Phone 2 comes pre-loaded with the Facebook app and users have to download the other two from the Jio Store. With its QWERTY design and horizontally placed screen, watching videos and browsing on social media is comparatively better on the JioPhone 2. Although Jio has extended these features to the first generation of the device through a software update.
The JioPhone 2 is backed by a 2000mAh battery, which is touted by the company to deliver standby time of up to 360 hours on single charge. Being a ‘smart’ feature phone, the battery life on the JioPhone 2 is seemingly good. This means that the users can enjoy browsing or be watching videos on the phone without worrying much about the battery life.
Specification and Price of JioPhone 2
The JioPhone 2 features a 2.4-inch screen with 320 x 240 pixels QVGA resolution. The phone has 512MB of RAM and 4GB of internal storage. It sports a 2MP rear camera and a 0.3MP VGA camera on the front. Connectivity support on the phone includes Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 Low Energy, NFC, 4G VoLTE, and VoWIFI. It runs KaiOS operating system out-of-the-box.
The JioPhone 2 price in India is Rs. 2,999. Unlike the first-gen JioPhone, Reliance is not offering a refund scheme on the purchase of the Jio Phone 2.