Jio Phone Production Being Stopped? Reliance Jio Says It Is Still ‘Committed’ to the Feature Phone

With some reports on Monday suggesting Reliance Jio is already looking to look away from its much-hyped Jio Phone, the company has said that it is still committed to the 4G feature phone that was announced at the Reliance AGM in July. Jio had earlier claimed to have received 6 million pre-bookings for the Jio Phone and the company insists […]

Jio Phone, Airtel Mobiles, Vodafone smartphone, BSNL device: Comparison of best 4G mobiles under Rs 2,500

Reliance Jio, Airtel, Vodafone, and BSNL have jumped on the bandwagon of cheap 4G phones in India. Targetting this segment Jio Phone, Airtel Karbonn A40, Vodafone Micromax Bharat 2 Ultra, and BSNL Micromax Bharat 1 are trying to lure in the people who are still not connected to the world of internet. While the Jio […]

Jio Phone: Micromax Says Yet to See Any Impact, but Open to Idea of 4G Feature Phone

JioPhone demand is on the radar of Indian smartphone maker Micromax as it explores whether its feature phone lineup needs to be upgraded to support 4G networks. The JioPhone bookings start online and offline officially on August 24, and deliveries will start in September. Rahul Sharma, Co-Founder of Micromax, said the company already has 4G-enabled feature phone […]

Jio Phone a ‘Short Term Hiccup’, Say Handset Makers Itel and Hitech

JioPhone, the feature phone that’s effectively ‘free’ with a refundable Rs. 1,500 deposit, will create only a ‘short term’ hiccup when it hits the market, feel at least two mobile handset makers – Itel Mobile and Hitech Mobiles. “So far there is no impact on our sales. We think it will affect our market as a […]

Jio Phone Powered by Qualcomm and Spreadtrum Chips

Reliance Jio launched its Jio Phone on Friday and while the company announced some features of the handset during the presentation itself, it also left some parts unannounced. Now, Qualcomm India has announced that the company has partnered with Mukesh Ambani-led company to power the Jio Phone. Separately, Spreadtrum has also announced that some of the units of Jio Phone will be powered […]

Asus Zenfone AR India Launch, Jio Effect, Moto E4 Plus Sale, and More

The Asus ZenFone AR isn’t just one of the first phones with 8GB RAM, it comes with Google Tango and Google Daydream support as well. This makes it the first phone to support Mountain View’s VR and AR platforms. Running a Snapdragon 821 processor, the aforementioned 8GB memory, and 128GB storage, it is available exclusively on Flipkart right now for Rs. 49,999. Could […]

Reliance Jio Says It Has 108.9 Million Subscribers, Confirms Home Broadband Trials

Reliance Jio user base stood at 108.9 million on March 31, as per a regulatory filing by Reliance Industries Limited. This figure shows a marginal rise in the company’s customer base since February, when it announced that it had breached the 100 million-users mark. Since the announcement in February, Jio has launched offers to turn […]

Airtel Challenges TRAI Decision Allowing Reliance Jio to Continue Free Services Offer

Airtel Challenges TRAI Decision Allowing Reliance Jio to Continue Free Services Offer Bharti Airtel on Friday moved telecom dispute tribunal TDSAT against TRAI allowing Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio to continue free promotional offer beyond stipulated 90 days, charging the telecom regulator of being a “mute spectator” to violations. In its 25-page petition before the Telecom […]