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JioPhone grabs 80 per cent market share in sub-Rs 1,500 mobile phone segment, claims Reliance Retail
A joint statement by Reliance Retail and Whatsapp on Monday said that the mobile messaging app will be available across all JioPhone by September 20 as they will update software in phases.
Reliance Jio which is looking to scale up JioPhone users by four fold from 25 million to 100 million offers the device against refundable deposit of Rs 501 to be paid upfront.
Reliance will bring an immersive shopping experience with the help of augmented reality and holographic technology.
Reliance JioPhones, which run on KaiOS, a Linux-based light mobile Operating System, may soon get WhatsApp.
Amazon India on Friday announced that Reliance Jio's affordable JioPhone will now be available on its platform.
When it comes to smartphone sales, there was a three percent decline in India in the fourth quarter of 2017 owing to a proliferation of low-priced 4G feature phones, like Reliance JioPhone.
JioPhone users can get an early refund of their deposit partially if they recharge their phone with a total value of Rs 1,500 in a year, a Jio channel partner said.
Website of Reliance Jio today crashed after pre-booking for "effectively free" JioPhone started in the evening.
Xiaomi was among ace performers in the quarter, not only taking it to No 2 in the Smartphone market in India but also contributing to the revival of Rs 4,000-Rs 6,000 price segment.
Shares of Idea Cellular went down by 3.11 per cent to end at Rs 91.90 while Bharti Airtel fell by 2.05 per cent to Rs 411.15 on BSE.