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Reliance To Start JioPhones Delivery From Sunday: 5 Things To Know

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Here's a good news for those who are waiting for the newly launched JioPhone as Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd (RJIL) will start delivering the handsets from Sunday, news agency PTI reported quoting a channel partner of the company. The delivery process of the six million JioPhones, which were pre-booked in the first lot, will be completed within 15 days, the report added. However, Jio did not respond to any of the queries sent by PTI. The report also stated that the deliveries will commence first from the rural areas and small town before the urban centres.

Here are five things to know about JioPhone:

1. Pre-booking of the JioPhone started on August 24 against payment of a refundable deposit of Rs 500. The remaining Rs 1,000 has to be paid by the customer when the company starts delivering the handsets. The entire amount will be refunded against return of the phone after three years.

2. With the entry-level phone, Jio aims to sell around 5 million units every week.

3. JioPhone will come with pre-loaded Jio apps for messaging and entertainment. The phone can be connected with television sets for watching live TV using the Jio TV app.

4. JioPhone is powered by 1.2GHz dual-core SPRD 9820A/QC8905 processor and it comes with 512MB of RAM. The phone packs 4GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card.

5. It has a 2-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 0.3-megapixel front shooter for selfies. The phone is powered by a 2000mAh removable battery.

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