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JioPhone 5G: A budget smartphone you must lookout for this year. Here's why! - Prune



The Indian market has seen many affordable and budget-friendly handsets. Some of these are the Redmi Note 10, Moto G31, Poco X3, and many more. But the upcoming android offering from Reliance Jio has grabbed attention since some details and rumours started doing rounds on the internet. The JioPhone 5G is the next best smartphone launch from Jio and may debut soon for the Indian masses.


From its price to specifications, many leaks about the handset have surfaced. The upcoming 5G-enabled smartphone from the leading telco Reliance Jio could sport top-end features. This news comes months after the launch of JioPhone Next 4G. And it is likely to stand out among a variety of smartphones as it might come with Snapdragon 480 processor, an improved dual rear camera setup, and a better battery. If you have your eyes set on this smartphone, here's everything you need to know ahead of its grand launch!


The affordable 5G-enabled JioPhone is on the way!


If you have been waiting for an upgrade from Reliance Jio, you may not have to wait long! The JioPhone 5G can soon launch in India and might even be better than JioPhone Next. And you might even get to choose from different variants, depending on the screen size and features.


The upcoming budget smartphone could also be sleeker than its predecessor and might run on a custom Android 11 version developed by the company. You can expect to see the handset with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 chipset with storage options such as 32GB and 64GB and multiple RAM options to go with it.


With a punch-hole design on the front, the smartphone could feature a 6.5-inch HD+ display, which is larger than the one on its previous version JioPhone Next. It might have a pixel resolution of 1600x720 pixels with a refresh rate of 90Hz.


In the camera department, the JioPhone 5G could feature a dual rear camera setup. The lens setup can include a 13-megapixel primary camera and a 2-megapixel macro lens. It is a decent camera setup at a budget price to click good quality pictures and shoot videos. And the 13-megapixel sensor might also come with an autofocus lens for sharper images. On the front, it can have an 8-megapixel sensor for selfies and video calls.


There are speculations that it might come packed with a 5000mAh battery with 18W fast charging support. It is quite an upgrade from the 3500mAh battery of JioPhone Next.


For connectivity options, the JioPhone can have Wi-Fi 802.11, 5G, 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth v5.1, and a USB Type-C port. Some other interesting features include read-aloud text, Google Translate, Indic Language support, and instant translation.


JioPhone 5G: Price and availability


If you're looking for the next best budget handset this year, look no further than the upcoming JioPhone 5G! It is your best bet when it comes to enjoying quality smartphone performance at a low price. It is likely to be priced at around Rs 10000 in India, and Reliance might even offer financing options to purchase it. It had also introduced an offer for JioPhone Next last year.


However, there's no official confirmation about the launch date yet. But according to the reports and the company's previous launch, the handset could launch in the second half of 2022.


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