The much-anticipated Reliance JioPhone 2 is all set to go on sale for the first time today. The smart feature phone is priced at Rs 2,999, and it serves as a considerable upgrade over the original JioPhone. Those interested in buying the upgraded JioPhone 2 can head over to jio.com to buy the device later today. Also Read - Jio launches JioGamesWatch streaming platform with live gaming content
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RIL had previously stated that the JioPhone would go on sale on August 15, but it looks like the company has changed plans to instead arrange a flash sale. Flash sale is nothing new as many Chinese smartphone makers have been conducting such sales especially in the situation where they have a limited number of devices. Interested buyers need to head to jio.com today at 12:00PM to take part in the first flash sale. Also Read - WhatsApp Group members may soon be able to quietly leave a group chat: Here’s how
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JioPhone 2 specifications, features
The JioPhone 2 comes with a full QWERTY keypad, with a 2.4-inch QVGA display. When the specifications of both the new JioPhone 2 and the original JioPhone are compared than both the devices are almost similar in terms of internal specifications. The new device features with 512MB RAM and 4GB internal storage along with a microSD card with up to 128GB for people who want more storage.
In terms of the camera department, the JioPhone 2 runs on a 2-megapixel rear camera along with a 0.3-megapixel front-facing sensor for selfies.
The device is powered by a by a 2,000mAh battery and the device comes with a VoLTE-enabled dual SIM slot along with support for VoWi-Fi, GPS, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth. The device is powered by KaiOS and will come with popular apps such as WhatsApp, YouTube, and Facebook.