Reliance Jio today announced the launch of its much rumoured 4G feature phone, which is named as JioPhone. Along with that the telco has announced its cable TV device.

The JioPhone will be available for free but buyers will have to deposit a fee of Rs 1500 which will be refundable after three years on returning the phone. This means the phone will be available at an effective price of zero.

The phone was launched at the 40th AGM meet of RIL. JioPhone will be available for beta testing this 15th August, while pre booking will start from 24th August; physically it will available from September this year.

“It is made in India by the young Indian,” Esha Ambani told announcing the launch of the phone.

Jio termed it as “India ka smartphone”.

The feature phone comes preloaded with all Jio applications like Jio Cinema, Jio Music etc.

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