Indian telecom company Reliance Jio has revealed that its upcoming smartphone JioPhone Next will be unveiled in India on Diwali. JioPhone Next was announced in June during Reliance’s 44th Annual General Meeting (AGM). Back then, the company had announced that the smartphone would be made available on September 10. Also Read - How two of the richest men in the world are fighting over your internet connection
The smartphone has been spotted on the Google Play Console listing, which revealed some of the key features. Also Read - Reliance Jio hikes price of six more prepaid plans in India: Check revised plans
JioPhone Next specifications (expected)
According to the Google Play listing, the smartphone will offer an HD display with 720×1440 pixel resolution. The listing suggests that the 2GB RAM variant will come with 16GB storage, while the 3 GB RAM model will include 32 GB storage. The company has partnered with Google and Qualcomm to create JioPhone Next. Also Read - Reliance Jio offering 20 percent JioMart cashback on these prepaid plans
As per reports, the smartphone will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 215 SoC with Cortex-A53 cores paired with an Adreno 306 GPU. It will run on Android 11 (Go Edition) out of the box.
Additionally, the smartphone will come equipped with an easy and intelligent camera that will support several photography modes, including portrait mode, night mode, and others. The tech giant has also provided custom Indian augmented reality filters for enhancing the pictures.
As far as the battery is concerned, the company didn’t reveal anything, but previous reports had claimed that the phone would pack a 2,500mAh battery. The smartphone will come with Jio and Google apps preloaded, voice assistant, read aloud, translate, and automatic software update.
JioPhone next price (expected)
According to leaked reports, the price of JioPhone Next is likely to fall between Rs 5,000 and Rs 7,000. This upcoming phone is said to be available in several color options. Some reports suggest that the JioPhone Next will come with 4G VoLTE support, dual-SIM support, DuoGo, and Google Camera Go pre-installed.