JioPhone 2: how to book, availability dates, and specifications (Update: 07/09/18)

JioPhone 2

When Jio announced its first feature phone last year, it took the Indian mobile market by storm as everyone was eager to get their hands on to this feature phone with an impressive set of features. Now the time has come to get your hands on to the second generation JioPhone, which is dubbed as JioPhone 2. Let’s find out what it has to offer among other things like booking it, availability dates, and more.

JioPhone 2 specs

Starting it with connectivity features, it claims to offer dual-SIM connectivity with 4G SIM support on one slot. Showcasing things on a 2.4-inch QVGA TFT display, which should be decent enough to stream video content. It is a QWERTY keyboard enabled phone, expect a classic typing experience.

There is a four-way navigation key, which will help you in navigating through the interface on the device. Plus, there are dedicated buttons to insert rupee symbol, launch the web browser, My Jio app, and Jio assistant. You can utilize these buttons to conveniently launch functions. The operating system that it works on is called Kai OS. The CPU inside the device is a dual-core processor, which clocks at 1GHz.

Talking about the utility features, it packs a torchlight. The device is accompanied by a 4GB of internal storage and 512MB of RAM. Note that the storage can be expanded up to 128GB via microSD card slot. As far as the camera is concerned, it comes with a 2MP rear camera, 03.MP front camera for video calls.

Coming to explore more features, it supports 22 Indian languages, which includes all the major languages spoken countrywide. It has a support of almost all the popular Jio apps including JioCinema, JioTV, JioMusic, JioXpressNews, and more. Interestingly, more apps can be downloaded from the inbuilt JioStore.

With voice assistant feature, users can voice search in numerous Indian languages. They can compose SMS, launch app, call a contact, and so much more. Know this, a JioPhone 2 can be connected to a TV using JioMediaCable, which needs to be bought separately. The battery capacity of 2000mAh claims a day’s battery life.

How to book a JioPhone 2?

The new JioPhone 2 will be available for booking from and MyJio app. If you don’t have a Jio SIM already, then, we suggest you log on to the website and book the phone from there. Below are the steps to book a JioPhone 2 from the website.

  • Visit website
  • Select JioPhone 2 
  • Enter Pincode
  • Proceed to checkout
  • Enter your personal details like Name, email id, and mobile number
  • Select the desired Payment option
  • Pay Rs.2999/- amount
  • You will receive an Order confirmation notification (email/sms)

JioPhone 2 Availability Dates

The next sale for JioPhone 2 will go live on September 12 at 12 PM. Mark your calendars. 

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