Rumors have been up for a while about the affordable Jio smartphone that the company is planning to launch in the Indian market. Now, it has been almost confirmed that the smartphone will be launched in the Indian market on September 10 and will come with a price tag of Rs 3,499. Jio is known to provide some of the best mobile services in India at the most affordable prices. Now the company is going to provide affordable touch screen smartphones as well after launching affordable feature phones.
The smartphone that will be launched on September 10 was developed by both Jio and Google. It was also confirmed by Google CEO Sundar Pichai that the new Jio phone will be running on an extremely optimized version of Android. Therefore, we can expect the phone to give a good performance even with a low-end configuration. Some of the specifications have also been leaked which shows that the phone comes with a 5.5-inch HD display and will support dual 4G sim cards. The phone will come in two variants of 2GB and 3GB of RAM.
It will be powered using the Snapdragon 215 processor and will run on Android 11(Go edition). It will provide the users with 16 to 32GB of onboard memory and will have an expandable storage option. The phone will also have a dual-camera setup with a 13MP primary sensor. It does seem that the smartphone is providing a lot in comparison to the price it is being offered at. However, the official announcement of the launch is still pending from Jio and will happen in a couple of days.