The all new Reliance Jio 5G Android based smartphone will be the cheapest 5G device in India.
Indian giant Reliance has officially announced two major devices equipped with 5G technology to hit the global markets soon in the 43rd Annual General Meeting of the company. The first one is the Jio Glass, an augmented reality (AR) smart glass with 3D video call feature, and second is the Jio 5G device based on Android OS.
Google and Jio are building an operating system based on Android, that will power a value engineered, entry-level 4G/5G device. The Jio-Google partnership will soon roll out a smartphone that will be the cheapest 5G device in India.
The device from Reliance communications with the model number RC545L was earlier been spotted on the FCC certification. It will run Android 10 OS. This could be the upcoming Reliance Jio 5G device, which the company talked about in its AGM event. Tipster @stufflistings shared the FCC report for the Jio smartphone.
Reliance Jio 5G Android based smartphone features and specs
Although company has not revealed much in detail about the upcoming Jio 5G smartphone, the leaks showed up online hints at 6.1′ inch device with an IPS LCD display, Android 10 based new operating system, 3GB RAM, 64GB internal storage (expandable via microSD slot) and dual SIM support.
Furthermore, there will be a 3000 mAh battery, 10W fast charger, FM radio, 3.5mm audio jack and Bluetooth v5.0. The device will not feature NFC support, fingerprint scanner, but will come with AI-enabled face recognition. The camera specifications of the Jio 5G smartphone will show up with dual rear cameras, a 12 megapixel primary snapper, and a 5 megapixel sensor along with an LED flash. The 8 megapixel front camera will take care of selfies. This will be the first full fledged smartphone from Reliance Jio with top notch specs, 5G enabled connectivity and an affordable price in nutshell.
Jio 5G Android based smartphone price
As per the company, it will be the cheapest 5G handset in India. The expected price of Jio 5G Android OS based device will hover around $100 (INR 7500).
Jio 5G Android based smartphone release date
The Indian company plans to roll out the 5G based device in Q2 of 2021. The smartphone will be available first in India, followed by launch in international markets. The Jio 5G mobile sales will go live on offline Jio stores and on e-commerce sites as well.
Reliance announced number of products at its annual general meeting in an online event. The Jio Glass is one of them. The AR based glass will be equipped with 5G tech, and offer high resolution display, with 3D video call option in place. It has more than 25 in-built applications.
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