Reports are rife that Reliance Jio is readying another major onslaught on rival telecom companies with its Rs 500 feature phone. Some live images of the Lyf branded Jio VoLTE phone has now surfaced online. As per the images shared by TechPP. The phone usually runs KAI OS, a split version of HTML5-based Firefox OS.
The phone will also come along with an app store called KaiOS Plus and also along with Facebook and Jio apps. It will also likely to offer support for WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS and USB tethering. It will also come equipped along with an in-built voice assistant support for Indian languages.
Reliance Jio’s Rs 500 4G phone
As per the rumoured specifications, the Reliance Jio feature phone usually will sport a 2.4-inch colour display. And also will offer 512MB of RAM. It will come with 4GB of internal storage which can also be expanded up to 128GB by adding a microSD card.
A report in The Economic Times, quoting sources, also stated that Reliance Jio may likely to announce its Rs 500 4G VoLTE phone. At parent Reliance Industries annual general meeting (AGM), which is scheduled for July 21.
The report also further suggests that the shipments for the 4G phone should likely to begin from July-end or early -August. The company is bascially looking at Independence Day (August 15) as the possible launch date for the phones.
Recently, Reliance Jio also revamped its tariff plans for both pre-paid and post-paid users. Though the new plans usually start at Rs 19. The data offered and validity of most plans has been increased. Also the daily FUP limit and other offers, including free voice calling, remain the same for all other plans.