JioPhone Next price: This mobile set to be the cheapest 4G Android phone on launch
- JioPhone Next price: This mobile could well be the cheapest 4G Android smartphone in India. JioPhone Next launch will happen later this week.
JioPhone Next price: This smartphone was announced at the Reliance AGM earlier this year by Relianece Industries chief Mukesh Ambani along with Google chief Sundar Pichai. The smartphone was touted to debut as the cheapest 4G Android smartphone. Reliance said that it will be launching the device on Ganesh Chaturthi. The festival takes place on September 10. Hence, we are assuming that the JioPhone Next launch will happen later this week. As per the images, the handset seems to have sizeable bezels - both on top and bottom. Here is all you need to know about the upcoming cheapest 4G Android smartphone.
Expected JioPhone Next price in India
The JioPhone Next price, when it is announced, is expected to make it the cheapest 4G Android smartphone in India. The smartphone is estimated to debut at ₹3,499. Notably, this is the expected price. We can never be sure of the cost with Reliance. The JioPhone Next launch day will reveal if it comes at a price that is even cheaper than the touted rate.
JioPhone Next specs
As far as JioPhone Next specs are concerned, it could be powered by a chipset from Qualcomm. It is rumoured to incorporate the Qualcomm Snapdragon 215 SoC, which supports 4G networks. JioPhone Next is rumoured to come in several storage configurations. Reliance might give the buyer a choice of 2GB RAM and 3GB RAM options. The company could launch a 16GB variant and a 32GB variant of its upcoming cheapest 4G Android phone in India.
The JioPhone Next is said to run Android 11 out of the box. It is likely to be the Android Go edition of the OS. It is said to feature a 5.5-inch display with HD resolution. Other features onboard could include GPS, eMMC 4.5 storage and even Bluetooth 4.2. The new JioPhone Next will be launched in several colour options, including a blue variant.
If Reliance gets the JioPhone Next price right, it is being reported that it will allow the company to increase its subscriber base to a whopping 500 million, thereby hurting Bharti Airtel and Vodafone even more.