Reliance Jio unveils its new smartphone JioPhone Next

Reliance Jio today unveiled its new affordable smartphone – JioPhone Next – to provide digital connectivity.

Reliance says JioPhone Next is ‘ Made in India, Made for India and Made by Indians’.

The company also said that it shares the vision and joint efforts with partners Google and Qualcomm to create JioPhone Next.

Some of the features of JioPhone Next include: Pragati operating system that has been engineered by Jio and Google.

Reliance said that the aim is to provide a seamless experience at an affordable cost.

JioPhone Next’s processor comes from Qualcomm. The Qualcomm processor on the JioPhone Next focuses on delivering optimized connectivity and location technologies along with optimizations in device performance, audio and battery, the company said in a release.

Other features of JioPhone Next include: Voice assistant helps users to operate the device and get information and content from the internet easily in a language familiar to them. 

Read Aloud function that allows users to have content on any screen read out to them by the device. This allows users to consume content by listening in a language that they can understand.

‘Translate’ functionality that allows users to have any screen translated to the language of user choice, Easy and Smart Camera which supports various photography modes, Jio and Google Apps preloaded, and automatic software updates.

Reliance also released a short video of ‘Making of JioPhone Next’that provides an insight into vision and idea behind launching the phone.

With JioPhone Next, Jio plans to take a decisive step towards its vision of democratizing digital connectivity in India, it said.

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