New Delhi, July 18: After bringing revolution in the data market, Reliance Jio is all ready to change the smartphone market for good with its Rs 500 phone. The phone will have 4G support and only Reliance Jio sim card could be installed in the phone. It will pack other amazing features as well. The company will rope in Taiwanese company, Foxconn for the manufacturing. Foxconn is already manufacturing Xiaomi’s phone.
Reliance Jio wants the USP of the product to be its low price. The company wants to keep the price below Rs 500. Hence, the phone will be produced in the country. Foxconn can manufacture Reliance Jio’s product in its Chennai facility.
The operating system is also being developed by a team of company’s developers. Soon, the operating system will also be manufactured in India. The company expects that 10 crore people will buy the phone in first 12 months of its launch.
According to a report in Business Standard, the phone will be 4G enabled. It will have Live TV, Video, and voice command. However, the phone will not sport a touch screen as is the norm these days. It will have an old-school keypad to make people nostalgic. Data and talk time would also be given for free.