Zoom News : Jun 24, 2021, 04:08 PM
During the 44th Annual General Meeting of Reliance Industries, the company's chairman Mukesh Ambani launched the new Jio Phone NEXT smartphone in partnership with Google. During the AGM, Mukesh Ambani said that Jio is the cheapest 4G service in the world.Jio Phone NEXT is a feature smartphone in which Google and Jio's applications will be available. Play Store will also be available from where users will be able to download the app. Voice assistant and language translation feature will be available in JioPhone NEXT.Jio Phone Next will be available in the market from September 10. JioPhone will be the cheapest smartphone ever, not just in India, but in the world as well. Google CEO Sundar Pichai also took a virtual part in this event.Last year, Reliance Jio announced a partnership with Google. Google CEO Sundar Pichai said about the new smartphone, “Our next step begins with a new, affordable Jio smartphone in collaboration with Google and Jio. It is built for India and will open up new possibilities for millions of new users who will be experiencing the Internet for the first time. A new 5G partnership between Google Cloud and Jio will help connect over a billion Indians to faster internet and lay the foundation for India's next phase of digitisation."Sundar Pichai has said that along with Jio, he has specially designed the smartphone in collaboration with Google. It will get the latest Android updates. This smartphone is made for India only and this device will be launched in the year itself.However, the company has not told when it will be launched.The operating system of this Android-based smartphone has been developed jointly by Jio and Google.