Wait for the Jio Phone 2 is now over, the successor to the highly popular Jio Phone will be available for purchase in India starting August 16 through Flash sales, which hints at limited stocks.
The new Jio Phone 2 handset has a feature like QWERTY keyboard and might come pre-loaded with an application like WhatsApp, Facebook, and YouTube. The device flash sale will be held only on Jio.com at 12 pm.
Interestingly, RIL Chairman Mukesh Ambani had said at the company’s 41st AGM that the model will become available for grabs on August 15, but it looks the plans have been pushed to a day later. Registrations for Jio GigaFiber, however, are slated for August 15 only, via Jio.com and MyJio app.
Design of Jio Phone 2
If we talk about the design of the handset. The handset looks identical to old BlackBerry phones, featuring a QWERTY keypad with a four-way navigation key. This is one area where Jio has pulled out all of the stops and made the device a better-designed phone. While the design of the phones is radically different, they both feature a 2.4-inch QWVGA display. However, the Phone gets a horizontal display, which is better suited for watching movies and enjoying multimedia content.
Specifications of Jio Phone 2
Jio hasn’t fully disclosed the specifications of the Jio Phone 2, but we do know that the phone packs in 512GB of RAM, 4GB of internal memory and microSD support.
In terms of connectivity, the Jio Phone supports Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 Low Energy, NFC, FM Radio, and 4G VoLTE. The Jio Phone 2 also supports Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, FM Radio, NFC, and 4G VoLTE. In addition, it also comes with support for LTE Cat.4, supporting maximum download speeds of up to 150Mpbs. Both the Jio Phone and Jio Phone 2 are identical when it comes to the battery as well. Both the phones pack a 2,000mAh battery.
Price of Jio Phone 2
In case you want to buy the Phone, then you have to pay Rs 2,999. The phone will be made available for purchase starting August 15.
If you see the offering of the new Jio Phone 2 you will not find much change except the design in compression of Jio Phone. So, if you are having Jio Phone we would recommend continuing with same.