Published On: Sun, Jul 16th, 2017

Reliance Jio To Announce Lyf Ultra-Affordable 4G Phone On July 21

Reliance Jio is no mood to slow down even after getting customer base of more than 112 million with its wooing 4G data at throwaway prices and free calling across India. The company is now planning to launch an affordable 4G-enabled feature phone.

The new phone will come under the company’s Lyf sub-brand and to be priced tagged ultra-affordable. It may cost just Rs 500 and officially may be announced on July 21.

Reliance Jio To Announce Lyf Ultra-Affordable 4G Phone On July 21

The Rs 500 phone is learned to be powered by a Snapdragon 205 SoC processor and 512MB of RAM. It would feature 4GB of on-board storage that could be expandable by up to 128GB wit the help of a micro-SD card.

The phone will sport a 2.4-inch color screen and to be mounted with a 2-megapixel rear camera. It will be fueled by a 2,000mAh battery and to run on Kai OS software.

In terms of connectivity it would feature Cat 4 LTE Band 3,5,40, dual-SIM, Wi-Fi and USB tethering support for specific apps.

Take note that the phone would not allow Wi-Fi tethering. It will come with Bluetooth, 4.1, VoLTE, VoWiFi and Video Calling support.

The ultra-affordable Reliance Jio phone is said to be in all-plastic candy-bar body design with a textured back. Even though termed as feature phone, it will offer almost all the features of an entry level smartphone.

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