New Delhi: Now you can do your pre-booking for the reliance Jiophone from both online as well as offline mode, starting from August 24.
However, the testing is starting from tomorrow, August 15, by some beta-testers, the company has not unveiled about these testers though. In case you want to purchase the new Jiophone, you can book your pre-order from August 24.
As per a report by The Mobile Indian, JioPhone will be available with the pre-booking of the device and will be sold on a first-come-first-serve basis.
Secondly, the device will be only available from September this year and the company has promised that 5 million JioPhones will be made available every week. You can follow the pre-booking procedure below.
How to pre-book the JioPhone online:
You can easily pre-book the device from MyJio app and company’s official website. Though pre-booking will start from August 24, one can click on the JioPhone banner present on company’s website and can click on ‘Keep Me Posted’. Users will now have an option to share their details such as name, email, phone number and pin code to register. Once it is done, users will automatically get the latest update through email and SMS. It is important to note that an individual can book one JioPhone against their Aadhaar number.
If you want to buy more JioPhones, then you can go to the business section on the registration page. The page will then show you a form, where you need to your organisation’s PAN or GSTN number. You can also specify how many units of the phone you require. However, there is no information whether the pricing will be different for business users or not.
JioPhone offline pre-booking:
One can also pre-book the Reliance JioPhone from offline stores. All you have to do is walk-in to any Reliance Digital store to register for pre-booking of the JioPhone.
On July 21, Reliance unveiled the JioPhone feature phone for the Indian consumers. The 4G-enabled feature phone is said to cost you Rs Zero. However, one has to pay Rs 1,500 has a security deposit, which will be 100 percent refundable after three years.
The company will provide free voice calls, unlimited data and Jio apps for Rs 153 per month with Jio Dhan Dhana Dhan plans to JioPhone customers. The device will also come with TV-Cable that will allow users to connect their JioPhone with TV ( not only Smart TVs but also CRT TVs) to watch live TV. The company has priced the TV pack for Rs 309 per month. Further, there two sachets, one with Rs 24 for two days and Rs 54 plan for a week. Users will enjoy the same benefits as the monthly recharge of Rs 153.
The phone has an alphanumeric keypad, microphone speaker, 4-way navigation and a compact design. The Reliance new device sports a 2.4-inch QVGA display and it comes with SD card slot as well. Then there is an FM radio, Torchlight, ringtones, phone contact, call history and more.