For those who have successfully booked the JioPhone, they can check the status of their booking by dialling 18008908900. It is also possible to check the status in the MyJio app under Manage Voucher section, tweeted the official JioCare handle.
JioPhone is effectively priced at Rs 0, however, customers need to pay Rs 1500 as security deposit for the phone. This security deposit is refundable. However, users will get the same after a minimum period of three years. Of the total amount, Rs 500 needs to be paid at the time of the booking, while remaining Rs 1000 needs to be paid at the time of the delivery of the phone.
JioPhone runs on KAI OS, a reminiscent of the Firefox OS and sports a 2.4-inch QVGA (320×240 pixels) display. The single-SIM (Nano SIM) feature phone comes in Black colour. Powering the handset is a dual core SPRD 9820A/QC8905 processor clocked at 1.2GHz. The processor is complemented with Mali-400 and 512MB RAM.
JioPhone sports 2MP rear camera and a front-facing 0.3MP camera. As for storage, the device includes 4GB inbuilt space, which can be expanded using a microSD card (up to 128GB). Backing the feature phone is a 2000mAh Li-Po battery that is claimed to deliver up to 12 hours of talk time and half a month of standby time on a single charge.
Besides featuring FM Radio, JioPhone also supports 4G LTE connectivity. Wi-Fi, NFC, Bluetooth v4.1, GPS and USB 2.0 are also included in the handset. Reliance says its JioPhone supports 22 Indian languages.