Mumbai, Sep 23: Much before Diwali, Jio has decided to say Happy Diwali to you with delivery of its FREE Jio Phone at your doortstep.You will start getting your Jio Phones from Sunday, and the deliveries will go on over the next 15 days.
Before urban areas, the phones will be delivered in rural areas. A report quoting Jio channel partner said, "The Chairman (Mukesh Ambani) had said that the JioPhone will bridge digital divide between rural and urban India. Therefore, delivery of JioPhone will start this Sunday in rural areas and small towns."
In the first phase 60 lakh units are likely to be distributed. The dates for next round of bookings and delivery are not known.
JioPhone is available for free, and is bundled with unlimited data and voice calls for a month at just Rs. 153.It comes with smart features like pre-loaded Jio apps, voice commands, and things that are have not been seen in other feature phones.
If you have pre-booked the JioPhone in August by paying Rs 500 (refundable deposit), you will have to pay Rs 1,000 at the time of delivery. The entire amount of Rs 1,500 will be refunded on returning the phone after three years