Reliance Jio 5G services may launch on August 29, JioPhone 5G is also expected | Techno Glob


Reliance Jio has announced that it will hold its 45th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on August 29. The event is expected to witness the launch of the company’s 5G services in the country. It is rumored that the company may also announce its 5G phone at the event – the JioPhone 5G. The Mukesh Ambani telecom company has been working on its 5G services for some time now. Jio 5G is expected to be launched in only 13 cities for the first time. This may include Delhi, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad, Gurugram, Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, Chennai, Jamnagar, Kolkata and Lucknow. Jio was the highest bidder in the recently held spectrum auction, especially in the 700 Hz band.

Jio’s 45th anniversary will be a virtual event like last year. The telco is expected to make announcements related to the future of Reliance Jio, Reliance Digital and its oil-to-chemicals (O2C) unit. Speculations also suggest that the company may IPO its Jio platform in the near future.

JioPhone 5G: What to Expect

Another major announcement expected at Jio’s 45th AGM is the launch of the company’s first 5G phone – the JioPhone 5G. According to reports online, the upcoming phone will be developed in collaboration with Google. The smartphone is expected to have a large 6.5-inch screen with HD+ quality. It might have an IPS display with a 60Hz refresh rate.

The JioPhone 5G is said to be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 5G SoC. The handset may come with 4GB of RAM paired with 32GB of internal storage capacity. The device is likely to run on the company’s own PragatiOS and pack a 5,000mAh battery. The smartphone is said to come with an 18-watt charging adapter. There may be a USB Type-C port for charging.

The smartphone may come preloaded with Jio apps as well as Google Play services. On the camera front, the JioPhone 5G is expected to have a 13MP + 2MP dual sensor on the back. As for the prices, the price of the smartphone may be low 10,000.

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