- Users will find a 'Prebook Now' button on the screen.
- On entering the mobile number and the pin code, users can hit the proceed button.
JioPhone pre-bookings will begin today at 5:30PM. The booking can be done via the MyJio app, but you will need Jio connection or a Jio ID.
Once, the pre-booking option goes live, users will find a 'Prebook Now' button on the screen. Remember, you can also book the device for others. The My Bookings section will let users track the status of their phones.
On entering the mobile number and the pin code, users can hit the proceed button. Now, it is time to make the payment of Rs 1500. Users can make this payment via JioMoney and Paytm alongside there will be other payment options too. Similarly, you can book a device for a friend or family member by keying in their mobile number, and pin code.
You will get a confirmation screen once payment is confirmed. You will also get an SMS confirming the booking.
The JioPhone specs include a 2.4-inch QVGA display, a four-way navigation button, alphanumeric keypad, SD card slot, torchlight, headphone jack, mic, speaker and FM Radio. NFC support is expected to come later this year.
Besides, you can also find out how to book it via stores near you. Users will get the device in September.
Jio has also released this video offering a step by step explanation about booking the Jio Phone.
The company also announced new data plans for the JioPhone users:
The new offer for Jiophone users is priced at just Rs 153 for free 4G data along with unlimited calls and SMS. There will also be access to Jio apps. And, the unlimited data will come with a cap of 0.5GB 4G data per day. The speed will be 128kbps once you have exhausted the 0.5GB 4G data per day.
At Rs 23, JioPhone users will get a small recharge pack, which the company calls sachet, for free voice calls, SMS and unlimited data with a validity of two days.
Just like the Rs 23 sachet, it also offers Rs 53 sachet. However, its validity is a week-long. It also offers unlimited voice calls and SMS and access to Jio apps, along with unlimited data.
Last Updated 31, Mar 2018, 6:46 PM IST