India’s largest telecom company Reliance Jio is working with Google on a budget 4G smartphone. The company had informed about this device named Jiophone Next in the 44th Annual General Meeting (AGM). Let us tell you, the company claims that it will be the world’s cheapest 4G smartphone and will come with a special version of Android.
Reliance Jio had told during the AGM that JioPhone Next will be launched in the market on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi. That is, the sale of this device will start from the evening of September 10.
JioPhone Next will be a full-fledged smartphone with support for Google Play Store, Google Assistant and other services. That is, despite the low price, users will not have to compromise on smart features.
JioPhone Next Price in India
Reliance Jio has not officially revealed the price of the device.
Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani has definitely said that this will be the world’s cheapest 4G smartphone.
The world’s cheapest 4G smartphone right now is the Samsung Galaxy M01 Core, priced at Rs 4,999.
That is, the price of JioPhone Next can be less than Rs 5,000. In some leaks, the price has been said to be up to Rs 3,000.
Google will give better features in collaboration with Jio. Reliance Jio and Google are working together for JioPhone Next and Google will make optimized software for this cheap device.
Users will get features like Google Assistant, text-to-speech capability, language translation and smart camera with AR filters in this phone.
Google has said that this device will also continue to get the ‘latest Android release and security updates’.
In the camera app, Google and Jio can offer features like Night Mode, HDR Enhanced and Snapchat AR Filter.
If leaks are to be believed, the company can offer 4GB RAM and 32GB internal storage with Unisoc processor in JioPhone Next. However, the rest of the information related to the device will be revealed along with its market launch and it is too early to say anything.