The delivery of the most awaited JioPhones is starting today, beginning from rural areas and small towns before urban centres. The company plans to deliver 6 million JioPhones within 15 days, as per a channel partner of Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd (RJIL).
The device is priced at Rs 1500. Pre-booking of the JioPhone started on August 24 against payment of a refundable deposit of Rs 500. The remainder Rs 1,000 has to be paid by the customer when the company starts delivering the handsets. The entire amount will be refunded against return of the phone after three years.
Reliance Jio Chairman Mukesh Ambani had announced that voice calling for customers of JioPhone would always be free and they would get unlimited data for a month against a payment of Rs 153.