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The buzz around Reliance Jio's welcome offer is slowly going down due to the bad customer reviews. With that keeping in mind, the company will be aiming to launch some new services to keep the buzz growing.
One of that rumored attempts is the cheapest 4G smartphones. Yes, Reliance Jio is aiming to launch the industry's cheapest 4G smartphone which just cost around Rs. 1,000. We have got an exclusive information about these smartphones. Let's take a close look at what our source has to say.
To Come Preloaded With Facebook and WhatsApp
Our source says that these smartphones will come preloaded with some of the popular Android apps such as Facebook, WhatsApp, and other. And, users are not permitted to install any other applications apart from the preloaded ones.
The yet-to-be-announced smartphones are said to be powered by Android. However, there will be a carrier lock, which means that users cannot insert other SIM cards on these phones.
Priced Between Rs. 1,000 to Rs. 1,500
These smartphones are believed to be priced under Rs. 1,500 and they will be the cheapest 4G smartphones with support for VoLTE as well.
Lava and Other Chinese Brands Will Manufacture them
As said earlier, these cheapest smartphones will be manufactured by Lava (a confirmed brand) and several other Chinese brands as well. But, the smartphones will only be named under the LYF series.
Improvements to Jio Infrastructure
Due to the underwhelming customer reviews, Jio has already started improving their infrastructure in India. A total of 45,000 mobile towers will be implanted in the country over next six months.