Reliance Jio is gearing up to launch the free 4G enabled VoLTE feature phone by August 15. Ahead of its launch, the telecom provider is targeting huge users in the segment by providing free jio 4G phone. Reliance is already taking pre-orders for Jio phone through its myjio app and official website. However, team Jio is making its efforts to deliver the Jio 4G phone as soon as possible.
Keeping this aside, there comes another buzz among the buyers. At the AGM meet, chairman Mukesh Ambani announced that Jio phone Made in India, by Indians, for India. This adds another element for users to create hype among buyers which the company offers Jio phone for free. Yet, Jio phone will be manufactured in India only from September even after its launch on August 15.
This hints that the first phase Jio phone will be manufactured in China. However, this isn’t a barrier as most of the present day smartphones are manufactured in China. Though there isn’t any complaint about the quality, the recent anti-China sentiment arises now. Since this isn’t an issue never before, China made Jio phone launch will affect the sentiment at this point.
Undoubtedly, China made products offers premium quality at very low prices. Also, they stand as one of the best sellers in India. Considering the market, the value which Jio offers with their Jio Phone is aggressive in the segment. On the other hand, these Jio phones don’t even bother certain segment in the country. On the flip side, Jio phone price and features are something like never before in the feature phone.
At the end of the day, value for money matters the most which Jio 4G phone tops in that. So far, Make in India is still in an initial stage and it can’t take command over sales at this point. Nevertheless, it would be great if Jio offers Made in India Jio phones with the same features and price tag.