JioPhone Next rollout can commence before Diwali, Dependence Jio announced late upon Thursday night. Although the corporation had announced in 06 that the new, affordable, Jio phone would launch upon Ganesh Chaturthi (that is certainly September 10), it has announced via a press release that the mobile phone is currently in advanced tests, and will roll out ahead of Diwali, which is taking place on Nov 4 this year.

The delay in the statement of the Jio Phone Next price and delivery plans appears to be connected to the global semiconductor shortage, as Jio observed in its announcement that “this additional time will also help mitigate the current industry-wide, global semiconductor shortages. ”

Reliance Jio had in June  announced the Sept 10   release date for the phone plus said that it was being developed with Google , and would provide smartphone features such as Android and the Play Store, but at the price of a featurephone. Although the company had not introduced a specific price for the JioPhone Next,   a  leak suggested   that it may cost Rs. 3, 499, or fifty dollars.

The JioPhone Next is meant to provide those who are still using 2G featurephones a path to upgrade, and Jio in its announcement upon Thursday night noted, “The device and the operating system will give you premium capabilities that have so far been associated with more powerful smartphones, including voice-first features that will enable people to consume content and navigate the phone within their own language, deliver a great camera experience, and get the most recent Android feature and protection updates. ”

It stated that the phones are currently being tested using a limited set of users, and will be widely rolled out simply by Diwali. At the same time though, Jio mentioned that the additional time will help to cope with the semiconductor shortage . It is a global issue that has hit multiple industries, from smartphones to automobiles to computer game consoles, and it is likely this is the main cause for the delay in the rollout from the affordable smartphone.

JioPhone Next specifications

Although Jio has not given detailed specifications from the upcoming smartphone, it do reveal a few details about the device. For one thing, it obviously ideal for 4G — as its designed to work on the Reliance Jio network. It will also have Read through Aloud and Translate Now features, to make it more available to users.   The telephone also comes preloaded with Google Play, and India specific Snapchat lenses.  

Aside from this, from the images shared, you observe that it has thick bezels, and one camera each to the front and back of the phone.  

Past leaks   suggest that the JioPhone Next may run on Google android 11 (Go edition) and might have a 5. 5-inch display. The same leaks also suggest a Qualcomm QM215 SoC, and a 2, 500mAh battery, dual-SIM support, plus 2GB or 3GB RAM MEMORY options, along with 16GB or 32GB storage options. However , these details are not officially verified at this point.

JioPhone Next Rollout to Begin Before Diwali, in ‘Advanced Trials’ Now