Reliance Industries own popular 4G feature phone JioPhone Can relaunch next quarter. Due to Kovid-19, most people are currently at home for entertainment and education. Taking advantage of this opportunity Live phone relaunch With the company wanting to raise new subscribers to its telecom venture.
Talking to our partner ET Telecom, two senior executives of the industry said that Mukesh Ambani-led Jio will also bring an entry-level smartphone with Google next year. He said that Reliance and Google have also formed a joint team for this project.
The executive said that JioPhone, which came in 2018, helped Reliance to become the largest mobile phone manufacturer in the country. But this year, due to the trouble of getting the component, this phone stopped coming in the market. Reliance live Has started working with the Fire Component supplier base once and now Live phone Is being manufactured by contract manufacturer Flex.
The report quoted sources as saying that Reliance will once again set a target to lead the market within 6 months of the launch of the Jio phone. The company intends to take an aggressive lead in the category below 1 thousand rupees. For this, the company will make the phone available in more than 8 lakh retail stores in the country with the new Jio Monthly subscription plan.
A source says that the Jio phone was last made available for Rs 699, but now it is difficult to maintain this price after the Kovid-19 increased component costs and import duty. However, it will still be sold for less than Rs 1,000 because Jio wants to reach customers in small towns and villages who are not connected and cannot afford phones.
Let us know that last year, the component supply for Jio phone started decreasing. And this year its production stopped due to Corona epidemic in Wuhan.