The prepaid tariff pack for the Jio Phone has now been upgraded. The Rs. 153 prepaid pack now promises of 1GB 4G high-speed data daily, unlimited voice calls—local, STD and roaming, 100 SMS per day along with free subscription to all Jio apps. The validity period for the pack is 28 days. In addition to it, Jio phone also brings two sachet packs. The Rs. 24 pack boasts of free voice calls, 500MB high-speed data on a daily basis, 20 SMS along with access to Jio apps for two days, while the benefits remain the same on Rs. 54 pack except 70 SMS for seven days.
The monthly pack for the Jio Phone is being upgraded by Reliance Jio to offer the above-mentioned benefits. At the time of launch, the Rs. 153 pack offered free voice calls, 500MB 4G high-speed data on a daily basis along with 300 SMS for 28 days. After the daily limit is exhausted, all the packs are subject to unlimited data access at 64Kbps.
The upgraded pack for Jio Phone now provides exactly the same benefits as the Rs. 149 pack, which is available for 4G smartphones. The move is aimed at putting Jio Phone users in sync with regular smartphone users when it comes to data consumption. At the time of launch, another Rs. 309 monthly pack was also announced. This pack allows Jio Phone users to view apps like JioTV and JioCinema on their CRT televisions.
The Reliance Jio Phone was launched in July 2017 at the company’s Annual General Meeting. Rs. 1,500 deposit needs to be paid by the interested buyers, which would be refundable after a period of three years after conformation of all terms and conditions. This handset has been put under the category of a feature phone with smart capabilities.