Reliance JioPhone 5G smartphone: From price to specs, what to expect


Reliance Jio has established itself as India’s leading telecom service provider and in doing so is regularly expanding its affordable lineup of JioPhone. The company is reportedly working on a JioPhone 5G, which will be an affordable 5G smartphone that runs on a custom Android version developed by Reliance and Google. Ahead of the official unveiling of the smartphone, the price and specifications have reportedly surfaced online.

JioPhone 5G: Expected Price in India

According to a recent report android central, JioPhone 5G will be made available between Rs 9,000 and Rs 12,000. Reliance Jio may also bring some financing options, as it introduced with the JioPhone Next last year, to make it easier for people to get the phone.

JioPhone 5G: Expected Specifications

According to android central According to the report, JioPhone 5G will have a 6.5-inch HD + IPS LCD display, which will have a resolution of 1600×720 pixels. It will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 SoC paired with 4GB of RAM. The device will run on Google’s Android 11 (Go Edition) operating system optimized specifically for JioPhone 5G.

The device will come with at least 32GB of onboard storage that can be expanded via a microSD card via a dedicated slot. All this will be backed by a 5,000mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging.

Connectivity options will include 5G, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v5.1, GPS/ A-GPS/ NavIC and a USB Type-C port. For security, the device is said to feature a side-mounted fingerprint sensor and face unlock using the front camera.

The JioPhone 5G is said to sport a dual-camera setup at the back consisting of a 13-megapixel primary sensor paired with a 2-megapixel macro lens. On the front, it will have an 8-megapixel sensor for taking selfies.

The JioPhone 5G is said to run Pragati OS which is a custom fork of Android that is currently also present on the JioPhone Next. The OS will include changes such as always-on Google Assistant, read-aloud text, instant translation via Google Lens and Google Translate, and Indic language support. It will also come preloaded with MyJio, JioTV and JioSaavn apps. The device may also feature a custom Jio Launcher.

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