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Jio Phone for Free? No its not. Rs.4500 must be spent for 3 Years

Jio Phone for Free? No, it’s not. Rs.4500 must be spent for 3 Years or be ready to pay extra if you return before 3yrs.

Here is everything you need to know about JIO Rs 1500 Phone

Jio Phone, the 4G feature phone unveiled by Reliance Jio in July, will cost you much more than previously anticipated.(Jio Phone for Free?)

Yes, you heard it right. Jio phone is not free. Before buying this mobile phone you should be aware of its charges and money you have to spend in a year.

Jio Phone, the 4G feature phone unveiled by Reliance Jio in July, will cost you much more than previously anticipated.


  • Jio Phone, Free With Rs. 1,500 Deposit, Unlimited 4G Data
  • Jio phone users need to make recharges worth Rs.1500 per year.
  • If you buy Jio Phone but do not use it, the company can ask for the handset to be returned
  • You pay Rs.1500 which is completely refundable after 3 Years.

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Competition of best and cheap phones are the requirement of today’s people.Jio sim has already flooded the complete market with its free call and internet services last September., Mukesh Ambani, unleashed another round of war by unveiling an “effectively free” 4G-enabled phone with access to “unlimited data”.

The billionaire chairman of Reliance Industries (RIL) said,

“JioPhone will be available for an effective price of Rs 0.”

But Ambani added, (Jio Phone for Free)

 To protect against the misuse of the free JioPhone offer, the wireless unit—Reliance Jio Infocomm (RJI)—will collect a security deposit of Rs 1,500, which the device is returned.

Ambani even said at 40th shareholder meeting RIL,

“On JioPhone, voice will always be free. Customers will have access to unlimited data on the JioPhone,

Jio Phone for Free
Jio phone

Ambani convinced the people by saying that a normal beginning smartphones cost anywhere between Rs 3,000 and Rs 4,500, which is not affordable for the 50 crore people who still use normal phones with basic features.

Jio Phone for Free?

“Hence, RJI will make JioPhone available for free.” He added that the Rs 1,500 security deposit will be refunded and “so net-net users pay nothing for the mobile phone”.

According to media reports, RJI is in talks with iPhone assembler Foxconn to manufacture handsets. RIL has invested more than Rs 2 lakh crore in RJI, which has over 125 million customers on its network.In General, It means that a Jio Phone User will have to spend at least Rs.1500 per year on jio data plans.

The JioPhone come with a basic Rs 153 plan monthly plan. This will give users 512MB 4G data and unlimited VoLTE calls and messages. Using this plan will also mean that consumers will end up spending more than Rs 1500 in a year on Jio, which will meet the conditions laid out for the use of JioPhone.Even if you want to return the phone and found it not suitable to use then RIL will charge you Rs.1500 for 1-year charge and GST taxes.

Side note: So what do you think now? Should you buy this Jio Phone?

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