Jio Phone 2 Vs Jio Phone: Features, Booking, Comparison, Price

Jio phone 2 was announced at Reliance Industries Limited's Annual General Meeting on Thursday. The upgraded version of last year's 4G VoLTE-enabled feature phone is priced at Rs 2,999. Jio Phone 2 has a Qwerty style keyboard alongside many other improvements compared to Jio Phone.

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Jio Phone 2 bookings will commence on August 15, 2018. The next version of Jio Phone was announced at the 41st annual general meeting (AGM) in Mumbai. Jio Phone 2 is a dual SIM handset with Qwerty Keyboard. Jio Phone 2 will be preloaded with social networking apps like Youtube, Facebook, and Whatsapp. For Jio Phone (2017), these popular apps will be available for download from app store starting August 15. The company has also announced Jio monsoon hungama offer for existing Jio phone users. Jio phone (2017) can be exchanged for Jio phone 2 by paying only Rs 500.

Update : Registration for “Jio Phone monsoon Hungama offer" has gone live on Jio.com. To remind you, the offer was announced earlier this month where existing users of 4G feature phone can upgrade to Jio Phone 2 by paying Rs 501 only. Jio Phone monsoon Hungama offer will start on July 21, however, registration has already started. Jio phone 2 comes with many upgraded features over the Jio phone launched last year. The device is priced at Rs 2,999. You can check comparison between the two below (Jio Phone 2 Vs Jio Phone).

Jio Phone 2 Price In India

Jio Phone 2 price in India is Rs 2,999. The phone will be available for booking August 15 onwards. However, the existing Jio Phone users can get the device for only Rs 501. Reliance Jio has announced monsoon hungama offer where users can exchange their old Jio Phone to get the new version at a special price. So, if you are an existing Jio Phone user, you can upgrade to Jio Phone 2 at only Rs 501.

How to Book Jio Phone 2

Jio Phone 2 Booking date is 15 August. You can book the device on Jio.com or using MyJio app. Here is step-by-step process to book Jio Phone 2.

  • Visit Jio.com Or Download MyJio App.

  • Click on “Jio Phone 2 Booking” Banner.

  • You will be Redirected to JioPhone 2 Registration page.

  • Fill that Registration Form.

  • You will also get the Option to Exchange your Old Jio Phone

  • New Buyers have to Pay Rs. 1000/- in Advance Payment.

  • And If you are Exchanging your Old Jio Phone then you have to pay Rs. 501/-

  • Once the delivery starts you will Receive an SMS that “Your Jio Phone 2 is Ready.

  • Visit your Nearest Jio Store with ticket number to Collect your Jio Phone 2”.

  • Carry your Aadhar Card.

  • You have to pay Rs. 1999 at the Time of Collecting the Phone.

Jio Phone 2 Features

Operating System

KaiOS

Internal Storage

4GB

RAM

512MB

Expandable Storage

up to 128GB using External SD Card

Display

2.4 Inch QVGA Display

Rear Camera

2 Megapixel

Front Camera

VGA Camera

SIM and Networks

Dual SIM, LTE, VoLTE, VoWi-Fi

FM

Yes

Bluetooth

Yes

GPS

Yes

Wi-Fi

Yes

NFC

Yes

Additional Features

Whatsapp, Facebook, Youtube App Preloaded

Jio Phone 2 Launch in India

Jio Phone 2 was launched in India at RIL AGM. It has a screen size of 2.40 inches with resolution of 240 pixels by 320 pixels. As far as memory is concerned, there is 4GB of internal storage and 512MB of RAM. The device offers support for external memory card up to 128GB. On the camera front, there is 2 MP primary camera and 0.3 mp front shooter for selfies. Jio phone runs KAI OS. The qwerty keyboard enabled device packs a 2000mAh battery. There are a variety of connectivity options including Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth and FM. Jio Phone 2 will come preloaded with apps like Youtube, Facebook, and Whatsapp. The device is priced at Rs 2,999.

Jio Phone 2 Vs Jio Phone

Jio Phone has emerged as a leader in the feature phone category. Recently, the 4G VoLTE enabled device topped the list of feature phones with a market share of 15% in the first quarter of 2018. Jio phone is available at an effective price of Rs 0. Here’s a comparison of Jio Phone with its upgraded version Jio Phone 2.

Parameter
Jio Phone
Jio Phone

Display

2.4 Inch

2.4 Inch

Battery

2,000 mAh

2,000 mAh

Rear Camera

2-megapixel

2-megapixel

Front Camera

0.3-megapixel

0.3-megapixel

Bluetooth

Yes

Yes

SIM Type

Single SIM

Dual SIM

Launch Date

July 2017

July 2018

Operating System

KAI OS

KAI OS

Expandable memory

Up to 128GB

Up to 128GB

Price

Rs 1500

Rs 2,999

The notable differences are a Qwerty Keyboard and dual sim support, rest remains almost the same. There were speculations that new variant of Jio Phone might come with Android OS for its next device but the company has stuck with KAI OS. However, the support for popular apps like Facebook, Youtube, and Whatsapp is a great news for Jio users. These apps will be preloaded in Jio phone 2 and also made available via Jio app store for current users.

The 4G enabled VoLTE device was launched last year to increase of 4G adoption in the country. Jio Phone (2017) is also available on amazon at a price of Rs 1500.

Note : Reliance Jio has also announced monsoon hungama offer which allows Jio Phone users to upgrade to the latest version by paying only Rs 501.

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