Jio Phone Next has now become available for sale in India after many expectations. The new 4G phone, was developed in collaboration with Jio and Google. It claims to be the most affordable smartphone, pricing at Rs. 1,999.
However, this is only the first installment – the price of JioPhone Next in India is Rs. 6,499. The balance amount will have to be paid in monthly installments for up to 24 months. The new phone offers features including a custom-design progress OS (it’s more or less Android Go). It is integrated with a list of local features.
While the specifications of Jio Phone Next are quite basic and aligned with any low-cost smartphone. It has a list of Google supports features to attract customers. We talk about all these features in detail.
One of the most specific inputs on behalf of Google on Jio phone next is progress os which is like that. It is a modified version of Android 11 (Go version). The custom operating system comes preloaded with Google Assistant. It is to support voice commands for the device’s operations. It supports language translation and loud reading features to please the first smartphone users in the country. The phone comes with the support of 10 different languages including Hindi.
With basic changes, Jio Phone Next has an adapted camera that integrates Snapchat’s Augmented Reality (AR) lens. These features support photography at night and in low light. The phone comes with a NearBy share feature that allows users to share content. This includes apps, photos, and videos, without the internet.
Jio claims that with support from Google in favor of software, Jio Phone is able to get next future updates. It comes with advance customizations and feature upgrades – such as “feature drops” and “security updates”. Google Pixel series.
Jio Phone Next Comes With A Removable Battery Pack
Similar to some other budget options in its price range, JioPhone Next has a removable battery pack. This helps to get a new battery if the original fails. However, Jio has not yet given any details on how much the battery will cost. Whether it will be officially available through any retail or service channel.
If a customer is going to a network other than Jio, Jio Phone restricts access to the next 2G connectivity. This is contrary to other options available in the same price segment. Here you will get 4G support regardless of the network you use. However, Jio Phone Next supports 4G if you go with a network of Jio. Otherwise, it would not have been a 4G phone.
In terms of key options against JioPhone Next, it includes models: Realme C11 (2021), Redmi 9A, Itel Vision 1, and Infinix Smart 5A, among others. We talk about some such models in our conversations. We also discuss how the EMI model is something that can significantly increase the final price of JioPhone Next.
JioPhone comes preloaded with a device lock ‘feature’ to avoid next payment defaults
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