Jio showcased its new JioPhone Prima 4G feature phone at the recently concluded IMC 2023 event. Joining the existing JioPhone options, the phone supports social media apps like WhatsApp, as one of the highlights. Check out the details below.
JioPhone Prime 4G: Specifications and Features
The JioPhone Prima 4G supports popular apps like WhatsApp, Facebook and YouTube. You can also access Jio apps like JioCinema, JioSaavn, JioTV, JioChat and even JioPay to initiate UPI payments. It also has support for 23 languages.
The feature phone has a TFT display with a screen resolution of 320×240 pixels. You get the standard phone design with rounded edges and a concentric circle design on the back panel. There is a single rear camera and a 0.3 MP front camera.
You can max 128 GB of storage space (via a microSD card). Under the hood is an ARM Cortex A53 chipset. The JioPhone Prima is backed by a 1,800mAh battery. Other details include support for FM radio, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0 and more. It runs KaiOS and comes with a one-year warranty.
To recall, Jio recently introduced the JioBharat B1 4G feature phone with UPI support, a 2.4-inch display, expandable storage up to 128GB and more for Rs 1,299. It is up for grabs via Amazon and official Jio stores.
Price and availability
The JioPhone Prime 4G is priced at Rs 2,599 and will be available during Diwali. The phone is said to already be up for sale on JioMart, but the listing no longer exists. We hope to get more details soon about its availability and the offers that are likely to come with it.
So, will you buy Jio’s new feature phone with WhatsApp support? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.