Reliance Jio’s second generation feature phone is being sold via the flash sale model in the country, and the phone has gone through a couple of flash sales already. However, given the high demand of this device Reliance Jio is doing back to back flash sales and every time the device is getting entirely sold in just a matter of few minutes. The next Flash sale for JioPhone 2 has been scheduled to happen on September 12 at 12 PM. If you want to get your hands on the Reliance Jio JioPhone 2, then we’d suggest you read the rest of the article for the details so that you are prepared to buy the phone as soon as it goes live quickly.
September 12 JioPhone 2 Flash Sale Details
The flash sale which is going on happen on September 12 is going to the fourth one for JioPhone 2. The second and third flash sale which occurred on August 30 and September 6 was said to happen immensely fast where the JioPhone 2 got sold out entirely very, very quickly. Keeping that in mind interested buyers will have to open the website beforehand and will have to keep refreshing the webpage to check the availability of the phone. Since the sale has been scheduled at 12 PM, that means the phone will go live at 11:59:59 AM.
Interested buyers will have to very quickly add the phone to their cart and proceed to the checkout option as soon as the phone goes live. Since millions of other users are also probably going to be on the website waiting for the flash sale, there is a chance that the site might crash as it happened during the second flash sale. However, it is expected that Reliance Jio will make proper and improved arrangements this time to ensure that does not happen again.
JioPhone 2 Specifications and Features
JioPhone 2 is Reliance Jio’s second very affordable boon to India. Following the legacy of JioPhone which became a massive success in the country, Jio has now launched this new device with an updated design, few tweaks and a new price tag. The JioPhone 2 features a 2.4-inch QVGA display which is horizontally oriented as opposed to the previous vertical screen. The latest design change is the inclusion of the QWERTY keypad which makes the JioPhone 2 resemble the BlackBerry phones. The phone sports a Spreadtrum processor paired with 512MB of RAM, and 4GB of internal storage. The phone comes with dual-SIM slot and a microSD card as well for expanding the storage.
At this price range, the JioPhone 2 does come with cameras, but one could say they are for the namesake as it sports a feature-phone like, 2MP rear camera and a front 0.3MP camera for selfies. The phone comes powered by 2,000mAh battery and connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, NFC, Bluetooth 4.1 LE, 4G VoLTE, and an LED torch. On the software front, the JioPhone 2 comes with KaiOS and can run apps like Maps, search etc. Soon the phone is expected to get support for WhatsApp and YouTube as well.
JioPhone 2 Pricing
The JioPhone 2 is priced higher than the last generation JioPhone, and this new device retails for Rs 2,999. Right now, there is no offer or cashback on the JioPhone 2, and additionally, buyers will have to pay Rs 99 extra as shipping charges when they buy the JioPhone 2.
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