JioPhone Next will be available in the country from September 10. The smartphone is the telco’s budget Android phone that has been developed in partnership with Google. It is said to an ultra-affordable 4G smartphone which is aimed towards mobile users who are still using 2G phones.
To recall, the handset was announced at Reliance Jio’s annual general meeting (AGM) 2021. It is expected to be priced around Rs 3,500 and may come with features like HD display and up to 3GB of RAM. Here are all the confirmed and speculated features of JioPhone Next
Confirmed: JioPhone Next to run on Android Go operating system
JioPhone Next will be powered by Google’s Android Go operating system. The OS will be based on Android 11 and will offer basic Android phone experience to its users.
Confirmed: JioPhone Next to get access to Android service
Running on Google’s Android, JioPhone Next will get access to Google’s services and Android software updates. Users will be able to download apps from Google Play Store. However, not all apps will be available for JioPhone Next users.
Confirmed: JioPhone Next to come with Google Assistant support
JioPhone will come with support for Google Assistant. It will also offer automatic reading aloud of screen text language translation and a faster way to quickly switch languages on the phone.
Confirmed: JioPhone Next to come with both front and rear camera
JioPhone Next will be equipped with both front and back camera sensors. The phone will come with an HDR mode and a Snapchat lens that will be directly accessible from the phone’s camera. It will also feature a fingerprint sensor.
Expected: JioPhone Next to be powered by Qualcomm chipset
The upcoming handset is expected to come powered by Qualcomm QM215 platform. It may be equipped with a 64-bit CPU and dual ISP support.
Expected: JioPhone Next may feature HD display and up to 4,000mAh battery
The smartphone is rumoured to have a HD display with the size ranging between 5.5-inch to 6-inch. It is likely to be backed by a battery with capacity between 3,000 to 4,000mAh. It may last a full day on single charge.
Expected: JioPhone Next may be priced around Rs 3,500
JioPhone Next is rumoured to be a sub-$50 smartphone and may be launched at a price of under Rs 3,500.