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JioPhone Prima 4G goes on sale for Rs 2,599: Here’s everything you need to know | Technology News

Reliance Jio today launched a new 4G feature phone called ‘JioPhone Prima 4G’, which was unveiled at the Indian Mobile Congress, which took place in New Delhi last month.

JioPhone Prima 4G supports popular apps such as YouTube, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Google Assistant. JioPhone Prima 4G offers access to Jio apps like JioTV, JioSaavn, JioNews and JioCinema and lets users make UPI payments via JioPay.

The latest 4G feature phone from Jio runs on KaiOS, an open-source operating system based on Firefox OS that is designed for phones with keypads and physical keyboards. The keypad has a large circular button in the middle with a microphone icon, which most likely triggers the Google Assistant. You also get an LED flash on the back of the phone that can be used as a torch.

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JioPhone Prima 4G Google Assistant This KaiOS-powered feature phone supports Google Assistant. (Image Source: Amazon)

As for the specifications, the JioPhone Prima 4G is powered by ARMs Cortex A53 chipset and comes with 512GB RAM. The feature phone sports a 2.4-inch TFT LCD screen and packs a 1,800mAh battery. It also has unspecified front and rear digital cameras that allow users to take photos and capture videos. On the connectivity front, you get a 3,5mm headphone jack, Bluetooth 5.0 and Wi-Fi support. JioPhone Prima 4G can be purchased from JioMart, Amazon and Reliance Digital for Rs 2,599.

New Jio prepaid plan with Swiggy membership

Jio also launched a new Rs 866 prepaid plan that comes with three months of Swiggy One Lite membership and is valid for 84 days. The new plan offers 2GB of data per day and unlimited voice calling. Swiggy One Lite membership offers 10 free home deliveries every month on food orders worth Rs 149 or higher and Instamart orders worth Rs 199 or more.

Festive offer

It also removes the surge fees and lets users get up to 30 per cent extra discounts at more than 20,000 restaurants. As part of the festive bonanza, Jio is offering Rs 50 cashback for users who opt for the new prepaid plan, which will be credited to their MyJio account.

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