In July this year, Reliance Industries announced the JioPhone 2, the second smart feature phone from the telecom player which comes with some nifty upgrades. The first flash sale took place on August 16, and today, the smart feature phone will go on second flash sale at 12:00PM via Jio.com.
The new feature phone from Reliance Jio comes with a bigger display, and features a QWERTY keyboard that would help users type faster. It is a lot different from the original JioPhone with its candy bar form factor and standard alphanumeric keys. Priced at Rs 2,999, the phone does not come with a refundable deposit option. But it supports all features that were present on the original JioPhone.
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Reliance JioPhone 2 specifications and price
It features a 2.4-inch QVGA display and is accompanied by a full QWERTY keyboard. The smart feature phone matches the original variant in terms of internals, but comes with 512MB RAM and 4GB internal storage. It also supports expandable storage up to 128GB via microSD card slot.
In the photography department, you get a 2-megapixel rear camera, and a 0.3-megapixel camera at the front for selfies and video calling. Running on KaiOS, it supports Facebook, WhatsApp, YouTube, Google Maps, and Google Assistant.
The JioPhone 2 supports 4G VoLTE, making it one of the few feature phones in the market to support 4G connectivity. It is armed with a 2,000mAh battery, and supports connectivity options like Wi-Fi, Voice over WiFi, GPS, and Bluetooth.