Reliance Jio announces JioPhone 2, JioGigaFiber, JioGigaTV set-to...

RELIANCE JIO simply astonished us with a bunch of latest announcements created throughout Reliance’s forty-first Annual General Meeting. It proclaimed a fresh JioPhone a pair of within the market. With a growing user base of quite 215 million subscribers in the Asian country, Ji, it’s introduced a new JioPhone a pair of, and a 4K UHD set-top-box. Well, be ready to ascertain the sensible home in the country get an enormous boost within the close to future as Jio has conjointly proclaimed a bunch of solutions starting from audio dongles, video dongles, sensible speakers, Wi-Fi extenders, sensible plugs, connected doorbells, police work cameras and what not.

There are loads of ground to hide due to Jio’s jillion announcements, therefore let’s get the ball rolling.


The most expected Jio launch since the past year has been that of the company’s fiber broadband services and that we finally have a reputation for them – JioGigaFiber. JioGigaFiber with speeds of up to 1Gbps is returning to 1100 cities across the Republic of India someday once Assumption, 2018, once the registrations for the service begin. Reliance has been conducting beta trials across the country and at the AGM, company Chairman, and MD, Mukesh Ambani declared that their Gigabit fiber broadband service is finally prepared for an advertisement rollout to homes, little businesses, and merchants. Jio aims at reaching five hundred large integer homes and three large integer merchants across the Republic of India with its JioGigFiber services.


JioGigaTV is a web associated 4K UHD set-top-box which will house Jio’s suite of applications, for example, –  JioTV, JioCinema, JioSmartLiving, JioStore, JioCloud and that’s only the tip of the iceberg. By its looks, clients will likewise have the capacity to cast their own particular media onto their TVs through the JioGigaTV box, given that there is a MediaShare application additionally observed on the UI of the JioGigaTV.

An interesting administration declared by Jio for the JioGigaTV is TV Calling. The JioTVCall service will permit clients of the JioGigaTV set-top-box to make video calls to each other through their TV sets. Since JioTVCall will be an application, clients will likewise have the capacity to call some other versatile or tablet which houses the application.

The JioGigaTV set-to-box will accompany a Jio Remote which will be empowered for voice summons, much the same as the JioPhone. It isn’t clear if the Jio Remote will house the Google Assistant like the JioPhone does, yet we anticipate that it will be Jio’s decision of voice collaborator for its administration given that Jio has moved far from its own voice colleague which was initially presented with the JioPhone.

JioPhone 2

Talking about the JioPhone, there is a new kid in town. Called the JioPhone 2, Reliance claims the device has been designed for those who want horizontal displays and a full keypad. The JioPhone 2 will be available alongside the current JioPhone, which by no means is being discarded by the company.

What looks like an old BlackBerry device, the JioPhone 2 will house a QWERTY keypad and a four-way navigation key. It will support dual SIM cards and comes with 512MB of RAM, alongside 4GB of storage, expandable up to 128GB through a micro-SD card. The device will run on the same KAI OS as the first JioPhone and will be powered by a 2,000 mAh battery. There are no details about the chipset on the device.

For connectivity, The JioPhone 2 will support VoLTE as well as Jio’s rumored (now confirmed) VoWiFi service which will allow users to make phone calls using any public Wi-Fi. The phone also supports NFC, Wi-Fi connectivity, Bluetooth Low Energy and will have an FM Radio built-in.

TheJioPhone 2 will be priced at Rs 2,999 and will be available starting August 15.

Facebook, YouTube, and WhatsApp on JioPhone

Dependence did not forget its first brilliant element phone which got some adoration as application bolster for Facebook, YouTube and WhatsApp. At the AGM, Ambani declared that the JioPhone produced 20 crore voice summons each month. Henceforth, the Facebook, WhatsApp and YouTube applications can likewise be opened on the current JioPhone utilizing Google Assistant voice summons.

Clearly, the three applications have been upgraded to keep running on the JioPhone and don’t appear like the full form of the applications.

All three apps will be available on the existing JioPhone and the new JioPhone 2 starting August 15.

JioPhone Monsoon Hungama Offer

At the AGM, Reliance acknowledged that the Asian nation has five hundred million feature phone users which the JioPhone presently reached twenty five Million feature phone customers. to extend its footprint within the feature phone community, and create a record of reaching a hundred million users the quickest, Jio has introduced a brand new JioPhone Monsoon Hungama provide.

While the JioPhone can still be effectively priced at Rs one,500, beginning Gregorian calendar month twenty one, Jio can enable any feature phone user to exchange their existing phone for a brand new JioPhone at a value of Rs 501.

Jio Smart Home Solutions

The most surprising announcement from Jio these days was that of its entry into the smart home space in Bharat. the corporate displayed a bunch of devices on the large screen at RIL’s forty-first AGM and that we were left mystified on wherever Jio was going with this. Turns out, Jio is creating its own suite of good home devices based on AI & Machine Learning as well as – audio dongles that seem like the Chromecast Audio, video dongles that seem like the Amazon hearth TV Stick, good speakers, Wi-Fi extenders, good plugs, connected doorbells, police work cameras and a lot of.

There were not any kind of announcements on the price & availability of these products from Jio, but the company says that their engineers will install allsmart home capabilities at your home in along with JioGigaFiber. Also, the users will able to operate devices through their JioGigaTV box or the My Jio app on their phones.

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