After much anticipation, the JioPhone Next is now available in India. Because of its low upfront cost of Rs. 1,999, the new 4G phone developed in collaboration between Jio and Google is hailed as the most affordable smartphone. However, that is only the first instalment. The JioPhone Next price in India is Rs. 6,499.

The company is advertising the newly launched smartphone in India with labels like ‘most affordable’, ’4G Smartphone for everyone’ and ‘Made in India, for India and but India’. However, there are a few things you must know before you go and make your purchase.

  • JioPhone Next has a battery of 3400mAh, not 3500

Reliance has been claiming the phone’s battery to be of 3500mAh. However, the product specification clearly mentions that the smartphone has a battery of 3400mAh. The typical value mentioned on the battery is also 3400mAh.

  • Made in China battery

The company asserts JioPhone Next is Made in India, Made for India and Made by Indians. However, the battery of 4G smartphone is Made in China.

  • The new JioPhone Next costs Rs. 6,499 in India. Buyers can also choose the Easy EMI option, which requires them to pay Rs. 1,999 upfront (plus Rs. 501 in processing fees) and then pay the balance in easy EMIs. These EMIs begin at Rs. 300 per month.

  • How to buy?

To purchase the device, consumers must visit their nearest Jio Mart digital retailer or register on the website. Users can also register on WhatsApp by sending a 'Hi' to 7018270182 to begin the procedure. A confirmation email will be issued to the customer once the registration is complete. To obtain their JioPhone Next, the customer must go to a nearby JioMart retailer.

  • Some differentiated features of JioPhone Next:

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Voice Assistant

Voice assistant helps users to operate the device (Open App, manage settings etc.) and get information/content from Internet easily in a language familiar to them.

Read Aloud

‘Listen’ functionality allows user to have content on any screen read out to them by device. This allows users to consume content by listening in a language which they can understand.


‘Translate’ functionality allows user to have any screen translated to language of user choice. This allows users to read any content in their language of preference.

Easy and Smart Camera

The device is equipped with a smart and powerful camera which supports various photography modes such as Portrait mode allowing users to capture great photos with automatically blurred background.

Night mode allows users to capture great photos even under low light.

The camera app also comes preloaded with custom Indian augmented reality filters to enhance the pictures by associating with emotions and festivities.
Jio and Google Apps preloaded

The device supports all the available android apps which users can download and use in device via Google Play Store thus giving them the freedom to choose from lacs of apps available on the Playstore. It also comes preloaded with a host of Jio and Google apps.

Automatic Software upgrade

The JioPhone Next remains up to date with automatic software updates. The experience is only going to get better over time with the latest features delivered automatically. It also comes with security updates ensuring a hassle-free experience.

Amazing Battery Life

The newly designed Pragati OS, which is powered by Android, ensures optimum performance while ensuring long battery life.

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