After lots of rumours finally, it has been unleashed. Yeah! What? Rumoured as Jio 4G VoLTE Feature Phone is officially Jio Phone now. Jio Phone has been listed effectively free, but you need to pay Rs 1500 while buying this smartphone which is the refundable amount. After three years this paid amount can be taken back (may be the phone has to be returned as well). RIL also introduced Jio Phone plans and new offers for this smartphone including Rs 153 value pack, Rs 49 pack.
Taglined with “India Ka Smartphone” no doubt it is, Jio Phone will be reaching around 90% of the Indian audience. This phone is actually meant for Indians. Isn’t it? Surely this phone will be taking over traditional 2G feature phones. On the way to digitalisation, India would be making unlimited calls without worrying about the bill. Because Jio Phone Rs 153 plan includes unlimited 4G data (1.5GB FUP) & unlimited voice calls.
Jio Phone Plans & New Offers 2018
|Rs 153||1.5 GB Per Day||28 Days|
|Rs 49||1GB||28 Days|
|Rs 19||150 MB||1 Day|
|Rs 52||150MB Per Day||7 Days|
Reliance Jio has brought pretty affordable and value for money packs. Unfortunately, the phone does not support Whatsapp and the most awaited feature “Wifi Hotspot” will not be there. But rather they had provided many features. Jio Phone will come bundled with all jio apps.
Plans for Jio Phone starts Rs 153 monthly. And to get Jio Phone Cable TV feature to work, it needs Rs 309 monthly plan (Currently not available). As the phone is effectively free so you only need to spend Rs 153 monthly for this phone plus data & calls as well.
Rs 153 Plan
The starter plan offers unlimited data with unlimited voice calls & SMS for a month, but once you consume daily FUP limit, the speed goes down to 128kbps. Daily FUP data allowed is half GB daily it means you can use 512MB daily data at its core speed & then continue to use at 128kbps. Coming to the voice calls it’s truly unlimited, you can make unlimited calls to any network. That time had gone when telecom network was charging Rs 200 for 150 monthly minutes.
Rs 49 Plan
The Rs 49 plan offers you unlimited voice calls & 1GB of 4G data for 28 days. This plan as a part of Republic Day 2018 promotion.
As the phone is targeting Indian users, there are lots of users who don’t use the internet daily. Jio Phone sachet plan has been there for those users. Whenever they want to use data, rather than paying for the whole month, they can activate a plan for two days or a week.
Rs 19 Plan
This plan has 150MB data limit with unlimited voice calls for the validity of 1 day. If for any reason you need extra data this plan would work for the best.
Rs 52 Plan
If you use the internet rarely, you can go with this plan. It offers same benefits as above plans do but for the shorter period. You can enjoy 150MB daily at 4G speed and then unlimited data at 64kbps. This plan offers unlimited voice calls and SMS as well. The validity of this plan is seven days.
Jio Phone Rs 309 Plan
Status: Currently Paused.
Jio Phone has got an advanced feature which another feature phone just can’t afford. It has a screencast feature. You can mirror your smartphone screen to your Tv. You can mirror live tv without cable charges. RJIO has introduced a special plan for it. It offers continuous live tv streaming for 3-4 hours with Rs 309 plan. Nevertheless, it has not been cleared how much data for Live TV will be offered.
How to Recharge with Rs 19, 52, 49, 153 Jio Phone Plans?
- Login to MyJio App or any online recharge portal.
- Enter your mobile number.
- Choose your plan.
- Pay the amount with any mode.
- You will get confirmation within few minutes.
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