Reliance Jio has launched Jio GigaFiber and JioPhone 2 on Thursday 5th June 2018. Jio GigaFiber is the FTTG home broadband solution. In Mumbai, there was an AGM (Annual General Meeting) at parent company Reliance Industry. Mukesh Ambani, the chairman has announced about the Jio's broadband service which will be available in 1,100 cities in India.
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Jio GigaFiber has a GigaFiber router with the Jio GigaTV Set-top box. The set-top box will let the user to make video calls to other GigaTV device or mobiles which is connected to the network in India.
Mukesh Ambani said "We will now extend fiber connectivity to homes, merchants, small and medium enterprises and large enterprises simultaneously across 1,100 cities to offer the most advanced fiber-based broadband connectivity solutions."
JioPhone 2 launched at Rs 2,999
At 41st Annual General Meeting Reliance Jio has announced the upgraded version of the original JioPhone. This upgrade version is JioPhone 2. The price of JioPhone 2 is introduced at Rs. 2,999. JioPhone 2 will be available from 15th August. The upgraded version JioPhone 2 is similar to the old BlackBerry Phones. All the features are the same as original JioPhone. But the main and big difference is there is a QWERTY keypad and support horizontal viewing in JioPhone 2.
New JioPhone 2 has a QWERTY Keypad with a dedicated button for voice assistant. It supports 24 Indian languages and also a voice commands. The display is of 2.4-inch QWGA with a dual SIM (nano) Card slot. It has a power packed battery of 2000mAh. If we talk about camera then it has a 2MP rear camera with VGA front camera. And of course, it supports 4G VoLTE. There is 512MB RAM and 4GB inbuilt storage which can be expanded up to 128GB. It also has FM, Bluetooth, Wifi, GPS and NFC support.
First JioPhone was launched last year in July in India at an "effective Price of Rs. 0. For this, the buyer had to first pay Rs. 1500.
From 15 August, YouTube, Facebook, and Whatsapp will be available on JioPhone and will work exactly as on Android or iOS.
Under the Monsoon Hungama offer, the user can exchange the feature phones with Jio Phone in Rs. 501.
The brand new Jio Offer Monsoon Hungama
Monsoon Hungama offer will start from 21st July 2018. In this offer, you can exchange your old feature phone with the new Jio Phone 2 at just Rs. 501.