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Reliance Jio Phone 2 to be up for flash sale on August 16 at Rs 2,999

New Delhi: Reliance Jio, that stormed into the mobile telephony market with free voice calls and dirt cheap data offerings – has announced that JioPhone 2 will be up for sale in India on Thursday (August 16).

The JioPhone 2 will be available for online purchase on  from 12pm onwards in a flash sale. Priced at Rs 2,999, the JioPhone 2 is powered with a horizontal screen display and a full keyboard. The horizontal display provides a horizontal screen viewing experience. The full keyboard provides a QWERTY keypad for ease of typing.

The company said that starting Wednesday (August 15), JioPhone customers will be able to enjoy Facebook, YouTube and Google Maps. The company will bring WhatsApp on JioPhone devices soon.

JioPhone users can enjoy free voice calls and a host of applications like JioTV, JioCinema, JioMusic and JioChat.

The phone comes with a 2.40-inch display with a resolution of 240 pixels by 320 pixels and it comes with 512MB of RAM. The phone packs 4GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB via a SD card card.

The Jio Phone 2 packs a 2-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 0.3-megapixel front shooter for selfies.The device runs KAI OS and is powered by a 2000mAh. Also, the connectivity options include Wi-Fi, Global Positioning System (GPS), Bluetooth, Near-field communication (NFC) and frequency modulation (FM).

Additionally, Reliance Jio has also announced its ambitious plans for offering ultra high-speed fixed line broadband services for homes and enterprises across 1,100 cities.

The new ‘Jio GigaFiber Service’, the registration for which will commence on August 15, promises to transform digital experiences for home users, he said. The GigaFiber service will enable experience of ultra high-definition entertainment on large screen TVs, multi-party video conferencing, voice-activated virtual assistants, virtual reality gaming, digital shopping, among others.

Source: Zee News