JioBook laptop priced at Rs. 16,499 on launch today

Reliance Retail has launched the JioBook laptop today. Reliance says the aim is to revolutionize the learning experience.

By: HT TECH
| Updated on: Aug 01 2023, 06:59 IST
With Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5, Galaxy Flip 5, Samsung sets big target in India
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1/6 Samsung Electronics President and Head of Mobile Experience Business T M Roh has said that the company aims to increase its market share to 50 per cent with the launch of Galaxy Fold 5 and Galaxy Flip 5 in the super premium segment from 35 per cent at present. (Technizo Concept / Super Roader)
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2/6 "In the super premium segment, the Samsung foldable has about 35 per cent market share in the entire Indian market. And now with the launch of Fold 5 and Flip 5, we are now targeting over 50 per cent in the USD-1,000 or higher super premium segment in India," Roh said. (Samsung)
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3/6 According to Counterpoint Research, Samsung led the overall India market with 20 per cent market share in the first quarter of 2023 and its share in the ultra premium category, which is devices above 45,000 apiece, increased by 247 per cent on a year-over-year basis. (Samsung)
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4/6 Roh said that India was earlier very sensitive to innovation but it has also become very open and receptive to innovation leading to a rapid increase in demand for high-end smartphones. (Samsung)
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5/6 "Now, the India market is sensitive to innovation. It's also very open and receptive to innovation. And also, the usage of the mobile device is also quite long. Also, another trend that we are seeing coming out of the Indian market is a very rapidly rising demand for high-end premium products," Roh said.  (Samsung)
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6/6 The Galaxy Fold 5 is priced between 1.54 lakh and 1.85 lakh, depends up on the internal storage capacity which ranges from 256 GB to 1 TB while the Samsung Galaxy Flip 5 will be available in the price range of 99,999 and 1,09,999.   (Unsplash)
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JioBook has been priced at 16,499 and will be available starting August 5, 2023. (Amazon)

Reliance Retail has introduced the new JioBook laptop today. It is a lightweight and pocket-friendly 4G-LTE-powered laptop that is designed for all age groups. JioBook has been dubbed as 'India's First Learning Book'. It has been priced at Rs. 16,499 and will be available starting August 5, 2023. Customers can buy JioBook from Reliance Digital's online and offline stores. It is available on Amazon.in too.

JioBook Features

The JioBook offers a stylish design featuring a matte finish, and ultra slim built. It is a light weight laptop at just 990 grams. It offers 4G-LTE and a dual-band WiFi capabilities, a powerful octa-core chipset for smooth multitasking. It has 11.6-inch (29.46CM) anti-glare HD display, an Infinity keyboard, and a large multi-gesture trackpad.

It has a JioOS operating system, design, and always-connected features. Reliance says JioBook will redefine the learning experience for every individual.

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Reliance spokesperson said, "We are dedicated to introduce innovative products that empower individuals in their learning journey. The all-new JioBook is our latest offering catering to learners of all ages with its advanced features and seamless connectivity options."

The spokesperson added, “We believe JioBook will revolutionize the way people learn, opening new opportunities for personal growth and skill development.”

As per the spokesperson, the JioBook will transform the way people learn, opening new opportunities for personal growth and skill development.

JioBook can be used by anyone who attends online classes, codes, or explores new ventures such as starting a yoga studio or delving into online trading.

Earlier, Jio had launched internet-enabled JioBharat phones at a very affordable price of Rs. 999, along with a budget-friendly monthly plan for unlimited calls and data. This move is part of the Reliance vision to bring internet access to more people and reduce reliance on 2G feature phones.

Ambani's Reliance is known for disrupting businesses with cut-throat price offerings. Its wireless venture Jio Infocomm upended the Indian mobile market with cheap internet plans in 2016, Reuters adds.

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First Published Date: 31 Jul, 20:58 IST
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