Reliance Industries’ telecom unit Jio is looking to outsource the manufacturing of smartphones costing less than 10 crores, which is going to be manufactured on Google’s Android platform. The newspaper reported Wednesday that the phones, which will be bundled with data packs, can be launched in December 2020 or early next year.
Reliance, India’s most-valued company, said in July that Alphabet’s Google would invest $4.5 billion (approximately Rs 33,102 crore) in its digital entity. Reliance owner Mukesh Ambani said in July that Google would be low-cost “4G or 5G Will build an Android operating system (OS) to build the smartphone, which Reliance will design. The new phone is going to be a big challenge for Chinese sellers such as Xiaomi and BBK Electronics, Realme, Oppo, and Vivo brands.
Powered by a clever mix of powerful cameras such as Bollywood, cricket-powered marketing, and product features, Chinese companies sell about eight out of every 10 smartphones in the country. Reliance carried out a similar plan with the launch of Jio Phone in 2017, a no-frills device that gave users access to up to $20 (approximately Rs 1,470) of internet. Jio Phone now has over 100 million users.
Reliance Jio has been capped since taking entry into India and the company is growing rapidly Reliance Jio has made several new and major announcements in its 43 annual general meetings (AGM 2020). During this event, the company briefed Jio Glass, Jio Meet, and Google Investments and also informed that the company is soon going to bring a cheaper 5g smartphone.
Mukesh Ambani announced from the AGM 2020 forum that Reliance Jio is going to bring a 5G network to India. Geo’s announcement has shocked not only mobile users but also other telecom companies in the country. Mukesh Ambani also said that the company has completed preparations for 5g and the trial of the 5g network in India will be started soon.
Key Things About RELIANCE JIO 5G Phones
Jio 5g mobile users can be introduced by next year i.e. 2021.
Jio will create a partnership with Google’s new Android-based smartphone.
Soon this new Android OS in India can launch a 5g phone and the Companion will launch it at a cheaper price.
Fully made in India will contribute to new smartphones and self-reliant India.
From the platform of AGM 2020, Mukesh Ambani said that 4g feature phones Jio Phone and Jio Phone 2 have created new sales records. The company has 100 million variants of both Jio-phones.