Reliance Jio, which launched its JioFi 3 hotspot device back in September 2016 will soon launch the JioFi 3 in eight different colours – white, mint, pink, marigold, blue, red, green, and lime at the same price of Rs. 1,999, according to our sources.
However, the estimated date of the product sale in not yet known and the company hasn’t made any official announcement about the product either. The JioFi 3 Pop edition differs from the original JioFi 3 only in terms of colour, and all the internals will be the same as the standard JioFi 3. Currently, the company is selling the JioFi 3 in black colour only.
Also, it is yet to be known whether the special edition JioFi 3 will be sold offline or not. The JioFi 3 is an upgrade to the JioFi 2 and has an OLED display that shows the battery level, signal strength, and Wi-Fi status.
The JioFi 3 has Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n module and misses out on the dual band module. A total of 31 devices can be connected to the JioFi 3, and one device can be attached via USB tethering. Also, it has a microSD card slot. It comes with a 2600mAh battery unit, which as per the company can last up to eight hours on a single charge.
Currently, Jio is running an exchange offer for people who intend to trade their existing data card/dongle with the JioFi. The company’s official website says that they are providing 100 percent cash back offer on the exchange of your dongle for the JioFi device.
The JioFi device costs Rs. 1999, but the customer will be given an exchange discount of up to Rs. 1500 depending on the condition of the old dongle. And the customer has to pay the remaining amount of Rs. 499 along with the first mandatory recharge of either Rs. 408 or Rs. 608.
There’s one more offer under which the customer don’t have to replace their old dongle will pay a total amount of Rs. 1999 for the JioFi device and the first mandatory recharge of Rs. 408 or Rs. 608 should be paid by the customer, and as a complementary offer, Jio will give 5GB 4G data voucher worth Rs. 201 for five months after the expiry of first recharge i.e. after 84 days.
The dongle exchange/cash back offer is currently running on both website and all the Reliance Digital stores across the country. We will keep you updated if there’s any other info about the JioFi 3.