Jio Phone 3 with MediaTek processor Android Go could launch on August 12

Reliance Jio is planning to launch a new version of Jio Phone which is to be named as Jio Phone 3. The company has been testing the device for a long time now. As per the reports, Jio is going to announce about the launch of Jio Phone 3 in its 42nd Annual General Meeting which is to be held on 12 August 2019. The reports also revealed that the company is all set to launch Jio GigaFiber. It will be the successor of Jio Phone 2 and it is to be named as Jio Phone 3 and we hope it will be way more powerful than its previous versions. As per the study reports, it was revealed that the previous versions of Jio Phone hold about 28 percent of the share of the market. The Jio Phone 3 will be powered by a MediaTek processor which is great news.

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As per the previous versions are concerned, there were no unique features on those phones but it is being heard that Reliance Jio is working hard to add the 4G feature in the Jio Phone 3. Having said that, the telecom giant is yet to reveal about the specifications of the phone.

The leaked reports do not reveal much about the specifications about the Jio Phone 3. Some hardware details of the phone are revealed. As per the reports, this phone will be powered by a MediaTek processor. The chipmaker of the phone will be announcing a dedicated chip for the phones out there in the market. If we talk about the specifications of the previous versions of Jio phones, the coming version will be much upgraded. The telecom giant launched its very first version of Jio Phone in the year 2017 at the Annual General Meeting of Reliance Jio. This phone was later followed by its successor which was named as Jio Phone 2 in the year 2018. And Jio Phone 2 was the upgraded version of Jio Phone 1. We will also be discussing the specification of its Jio Phone 2 so that you can get some idea about its upcoming versions. So before that let us first have a look at the specifications of Jio Phone 3.

Specifications of Jio Phone 3

Reliance Jio has presently collaborated with MediaTek for its upcoming version which is to be named as Jio Phone 3. As we have mentioned above the phone will be powered by MediaTek SoC. Sources also said that both MediaTek, as well as Jio, are planning to launch a 4G feature phone very soon. Having said that both the companies haven’t revealed anything as such about its upcoming phone.

The General Manager for Wireless Communication Business Unit at MediaTek, Mr. TL Lee said, “The project (4G feature phone) is going on. We expect devices to be available very soon.” He further added, “We are working with telco, but OEMs for India. We are working with KaiOS as well.” He also said that their initial plan was to work for Reliance Retail for affordable smartphones which are to be powered by Android Go.

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Specifications of Jio Phone 2

Powerful Hardware and trendy look

The Jio Phone 2 features with a QWERTY keypad along with 2.4 inches of display. Both Jio Phone 1 and Jio Phone 2 come with the same size as the screen. This phone is designed with landscape orientation. It runs on 1GHz dual-core processor and has 512 MB of RAM. The storage capacity is the same as its predecessor that is 4GB and it can be expanded up to 128GB.


Unlike the Jio Phone 1which was featured with an alphanumeric keypad, the Jio Phone 2 is featured with QWERTY keypad. This keypad will help the users to type long messages in just a minute. Not only this it also has 4-way navigation in the shape of the ring button along with a voice search button in the middle portion.

Dual-SIM support available

Jio Phone features with the dual SIM support among which the first SIM will support 4G VoLTE. On the other hand, the other SIM will support 2G.

Voice Search 

We all know that the voice search option is only meant for expensive phones. But you can avail the benefit from Jio Phone 2 as it comes with a voice assistant. Through this, you can compose messages, play music, make calls and even browse the internet.

High-speed internet as well as HD voice calling

Jio Phone 2 also supports HD voice calling like its predecessor. The call under Jio’s VoLTE network will get connected in just no time. Apart from this, you will also be getting high-speed internet of Jio.

Apps to use

This phone also supports various apps such as JioCinema, My Jio, JioTV, JioMusic, JioVideoCall, JioXpressNews and lots more. And if you want to download more apps then you can download it from the play store and you can install it.

So these are the features of Jio Phone 2 and we hope that the features of Jio Phone 3 will be quite upgraded as well as advanced and it will be priced at Rs 4,500.