Jio Phone 5G India launch soon as phone appears on BIS certification site

Jio Phone 5G's India launch appears to be right around the corner.

Highlights
  • Jio Phone 5G has appeared on the BIS certification with the model number LS1654QBS.
  • The listing shows the manufacturer as Flextronics Technologies India Pvt LTD.
  • Jio Phone 5G is expected to come with Snapdragon 480+ SoC, a 6.5-inch display, and a 5000mAh battery.

Jio is widely believed to be working on a budget 5G phone, probably in association with Google. The handset appeared on the Geekbench benchmarking platform recently, revealing some key specifications.  Now, it appears the launch could be around the corner as the phone has secured the BIS (Bureau of Indian Standards) certification, which is a must for any phone to debut in the country. Jio will be aiming to offer an affordable smartphone experience with 5G network connectivity.

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The BIS listing revealed the Jio Phone 5G will have the model number LS1654QBS and the manufacturer as Flextronics Technologies India Pvt LTD. The Jio Phone 5G is being made locally in India, in Tamil Nadu. We can expect the price to affordable.

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Jio Phone 5G specifications (expected)

According to the leaked specifications, the Jio Phone 5G is expected to come with a 6.5-inch HD+ LCD display with a 90Hz refresh rate. The handset is said to be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 480+ SoC paired with 4GB RAM and at least 32GB storage. The phone is expected to come with a Syntiant NDP115 always-on AI processor.

Jio Phone 5G pack a 5000mAh battery with 18W fast charging support. Connectivity features include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, and a USB Type-C port. The phone is likely to boot Android 12-based PragatiOS custom skin out of the box with GMS Services and the Jio suite of apps.

Moving to optics, the Jio Phone 5G comes with an 8MP front camera for selfies and video chats. There are dual cameras on the back, with a 13MP primary sensor and a 2MP macro lens.

Key Specs

Reliance JioPhone 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 Plus | 4 GBProcessor
6.5 inches (16.51 cm) Display
13 MP + 2 MPRear camera
8 MPSelfie camera
5000 mAh Battery
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Reliance JioPhone 5G Price, Launch Date
Expected Price:Rs. 11,990
Release Date:03-May-2023 (Expected)
Variant:4 GB RAM / 32 GB internal storage
Phone Status:Rumoured