Reliance Jio Phone booking was commenced on 24th August 2017 and continued till early on August 26 before the company stopped taking Jio Phone pre-orders, both online and offline. About 6 million Jio Phone have been booked. However, the bookings have been suspended on the official website Jio.com and people can only register their interest in JioPhone for now. It is still unknown as to when will the pre-booking be resumed.
Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani had announced at the time of unveiling the handset that company aims to deliver 5 million units per week. The customers who had booked Jio phone are waiting for the phones to get in their hands.
Reliance Jio Delivery Date:
According to sources, Jio Phone deliveries will begin from 1st October. Each user will receive the delivery schedule and details of the offline store their unit can be picked up from via SMS.
JioPhone which was supposed to be shipping from September 21 will now be delivered staring October 1. ” We got a message from the company (Jio) that the delivery has been postponed to October. The JioPhone delivery will start from October 1,” said a retailer.
Jio phones are being imported from Taiwan. These phones will land at various locations in India, hence these locations may get the delivery first. Some of the locations where Jio phones will land first are – Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad and Ahmedabad.
After landing at these locations, the Jio phones will be sent to Jio Centres and Reliance Digital stores from where they will be directly sent to the dealers. The firm will also use the services other logistic companies to make deliveries of Jio Phone.
Although, the handset is “essentially free,” buyers have to pay Rs. 1,500 as security deposit – Rs. 500 at the time of booking and the remaining Rs. 1,000 at the time of picking it up.
Check Jio Phone Pre-Booking Status:
People who had pre-booked the Jio Phone can check the status of their device by following the simple procedure.
Customers need to dial 18008908900 and need to share their registered mobile number to know the status of JioPhone.
This can be done via MyJio app as well. Open the app and click on ‘My Vouchers’ tab.
Features of Reliance Jio Phone:
- Support for 22 Indian languages,
- A voice assistant to control certain functions,
- Option to mirror content playing on the phone to the TV using a proprietary cable.
- The first Jio-branded phone will come preloaded with apps such as JioCinema, JioMusic, JioTV, and
- JioXpressNews, along with popular instant messaging and social networking apps.
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