A user on Twitter recently posted images of upcoming Reliance Jio 4G feature phone. As expecting, this will be feature phone having candy bar design and numeric keypad. Reliance Jio’s 4G feature phone can be sensation considering its price around Rs 1000 -Rs 2000. Four physical buttons present on screen confirms availability of My Jio feature for managing calls and Jio account statistics, Next button is for Jio TV for watching LIVE channels containing loads of TV channels and exclusive content. Another amazing feature we can expect from Reliance Jio’s 4G feature phone is Video chat, available on third button. Next fourth button houses link for streaming MP3 songs from the huge collection of Jio Music.
Reliance Jio’s 4G feature phone might be embedded with Spreadtrum chipsets for its 4G VoLTE feature phones, Jio was in talks with Chipset manufacturing giants, Mediatek & Qualcomm. Entry of Reliance Jio’s 4G feature phone has major potential to outbreak smartphone market which will directly be impacting sales of smartphones from major brands. After shaking legs of other network operators, Jio can now easily redesign smartphone market with the budget feature phone.
India is a huge market for smartphones, Jio free data services created a boom in 4G smartphone market. A cheap feature phone with 4G feature of LIVE TV, Video chat, Music streaming and crystal clear calls will be efficient enough to shake Indian smartphone market. We need to wait for the official confirmation from Jio for further speculations.