Tag Archives: Phone

Jio Phone: Be Ready to Pay Extra if You Return It Within a Year

Jio Phone, the 4G feature phone unveiled by Reliance Jio in July, will cost you much more than previously anticipated. The company has put up the terms and conditions on its website for returning Jio Phone units, which have revealed the fine print involved with the process. It turns out you will have to shell out money if you want… Read More »

Jio Phone: Be Ready to Pay Extra if You Return It Within a Year

HIGHLIGHTS Reliance Jio has published the terms and conditions for Jio Phone Jio Phone users will have to make recharges worth Rs. 1,500 each year Customers will be liable to penalty if they return the Jio Phone early Jio Phone, the 4G feature phone unveiled by Reliance Jio in July, will cost you much more than previously anticipated.… Read More »

Airtel Said to Be in Talks With Handset Companies for Rs. 2,500 4G Smartphone to Rival Jio Phone

India’s largest telecom operator, Bharti Airtel, is in talks with multiple handset makers to bring a 4G smartphone for a price as low as Rs. 2,500-2,700 to take on Reliance Jio. While Mukesh Ambani-led Jio has announced plans to offer Internet-enabled feature phone for a refundable deposit of Rs. 1,500, Airtel is placing its bet on a full-fledged smartphone as… Read More »

Jio Phone Bookings Paused After ‘Millions’ Pre-Book a Unit

Reliance Jio has paused bookings of the Jio Phone, with a message on its website saying that “millions” have already pre-booked a unit. The Jio Phone bookings went live at 5:30 pm on Thursday amidst heavy demand, which the Jio website and apps struggled to cope with for the first couple of hours. Things eventually settled down, and many were able to pre-book a… Read More »

Jio Phone: Micromax Says Yet to See Any Impact, but Open to Idea of 4G Feature Phone

JioPhone demand is on the radar of Indian smartphone maker Micromax as it explores whether its feature phone lineup needs to be upgraded to support 4G networks. The JioPhone bookings start online and offline officially on August 24, and deliveries will start in September. Rahul Sharma, Co-Founder of Micromax, said the company already has 4G-enabled feature phone prototypes ready, but… Read More »

Jio Phone Offline Bookings Begin: Delivery Date, Documents You Need, Price, and More Details

Jio Phone bookings have opened in certain offline retail stores in the Delhi-NCR area, ahead of the scheduled August 24 date that was announced at the Reliance AGM on July 21. If you have such an offline retailer taking Jio Phone bookings right now, you can be ahead of the millions who are expected to buy the handset when… Read More »

Jio Phone Bookings Now Open: Documents You Need, Delivery Date, and More You Need to Know

JioPhone bookings will officially open on August 24 (both offline and online), but certain offline retailers in the Delhi-NCR region have already started taking pre-orders for the handset. This means that you have the opportunity to make your JioPhone booking ahead of millions of people across the country, provided you have an offline retailer near you taking pre-orders… Read More »

‘Ghost Telephonist’ lets hackers access phone numbers

The demonstration was made on Sunday by the UnicornTeam researchers from 360 Technology, China’s leading security company, at the ongoing hacker summit Black Hat USA 2017 here, reports Xinhua news agency. In the team’s presentation, security researchers introduced one vulnerability in CSFB (Circuit Switched Fallback) in 4G LTE network. In the CSFB procedure, the researchers found the authentication… Read More »

Essential Phone Will Be Shipped in a ‘Few Weeks’, Says Andy Rubin

Andy Rubin’s Essential Phone was unveiled in June this year, and it attracted a lot of hype on launch. At the time of launch, the father of Android had promised the smartphone to reach its customers in 30 days. However, the 30-day limit has come and gone, and now, Rubin has finally acknowledged the delay, and has claimed that the Essential… Read More »

Jio Phone at Effective Zero Price a ‘Clever Marketing Position’, Attempt to Avoid Levies: COAI

Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) has termed the launch of JioPhone a “clever marketing” and said Jio selling the device at effective zero price is an attempt to save government levies like licence fee by the company. Reliance Jio’s new 4G-enabled feature phone JioPhone at a fully refundable one-time payment of Rs. 1,500 will offer free voice calls to customers with unlimited… Read More »