Now, the manufacturer has announced the pricing and plan details for the purchase of this budget Android smartphone. Also, users can opt for different plans that range from 18-24 months at different prices with data plans.
JioPhone Next: Made with Google Specifications
The JioPhone Next sports a 5.45-inch HD+ display with a screen resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels. The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and features an oleophobic coating; for fingerprint resistance on the screen.
Besides, a Quad-Core 1.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 215 chipset powers the device along with 2GB of RAM. Also, the storage provided on the smartphone is 32GB internal storage; with an expandability of up to 512GB with a microSD card.
The camera module on the JioPhone is a single camera setup on the front and rear of the device. The rear camera features a 13-megapixel sensor with an LED flash and the front camera comes with an 8-megapixel sensor.
Moreover, some of the modes provided on the rear camera include portrait mode, night mode. Also, Jio has even provided preloaded custom India-augmented reality filters.
The onboard sensors on this affordable smartphone feature an accelerometer, light sensor, and proximity sensor. Furthermore, the connectivity features include dual-SIM Nano slots, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.1, a Micro-USB port, and a 3.5mm audio jack.
The battery pack on the smartphone is a 3500mAh cell and the device comes with Google-developed voice-first features like language translation, a smart camera, and deep integration with Jio for India.
Price and Availability
The JioPhone Next smartphone comes at a price tag of Rs. 6,499 in single blue back color. Moreover, Jio provides EMI options for the smartphone with an upfront initial price of Rs. 1,999; for the device that includes data and calling plans with the monthly payments.
Additionally, Rs. 500 is charged on the initial price as a processing fee.
The financing plans of Jio include the Always-on plan, Large plan, XL plan, and XXL plan. Interested consumers can check out the JioPhone Next page for plans and the smartphone will go on sale from November 4 on the occasion of the Diwali Festival in India.