Jio Phone 5G price in India, specifications leak out ahead of launch

  • Jio Phone 5G price in India could be between Rs 9,000 to Rs 12,000.
  • Key specifications and features of the Jio Phone 5G have now been leaked.
  • Jio Phone 5G will reportedly feature a Snapdragon 480 processor, a 13MP main camera, and a 5,000mAh battery.

Rumours surrounding the first-ever 5G smartphone by leading Indian telco Reliance Jio have been popping up on the Internet for more than a year. While the brand did not unveil the Jio Phone 5G last year as anticipated, it certainly is in the works. Jio Phone 5G launch date could be announced later this year and a new report by Android Central has revealed key specifications of the device. Additionally, the Jio Phone 5G price in India has also been leaked through this report. Let’s take a look.

Jio Phone 5G India price and specifications tipped

As per the report, the Jio Phone 5G price in India will be somewhere between Rs 9,000 to Rs 12,000 (around $120 to $160). The publication emphasises on the assumption that the device will likely be priced under Rs 10,000, given Jio’s aggressiveness in this regard in the past.

Coming to the Jio Phone 5G specifications, the device is tipped to sport a 6.5-inch HD+ IPS LCD panel with a 1,600 x 720 pixel resolution. We can expect the device to feature a standard 60Hz refresh rate.

Under the hood, the Jio Phone 5G is tipped to be powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 5G processor, which will be paired with an Adreno 619 GPU, 4GB of RAM, and 32GB of expandable storage. In the software department, the Jio Phone 5G is said to boot Android 11 OS out of the box with Google Play Services and Jio Digital Suite of apps.

The phone, just like the Jio Phone Next, will likely run a customized version of Android 11, which will feature custom tweaks like an always-on Google Assistant, read-aloud text, instant translate via Google Lens and Google Translate, and support for various Indic languages. The device will reportedly support N3, N5, N28, N40, and N78 6G bands.

Jio Phone 5G specs:

  • 6.5-inch HD+ IPS LCD display
  • Snapdragn 480 5G SoC
  • 4GB RAM
  • Android 11 OS
  • 13MP main camera
  • 5,000mAh battery (18W fast charging)

For photography, the Jio Phone 5G will reportedly feature a 13MP main camera and a 2MP macro camera. At the front, the device will pack in an 8MP selfie shooter. The rear camera will be capable of shooting 1080p videos at 60fps and 720p videos at 120fps. Coming to the battery of the device, the Jio Phone 5G is said to sport a 5,000mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging over a USB Type-C charging port. Lastly, the Jio Phone 5G will feature a side-mounted fingerprint scanner.

As of now, this is all the information that we have on the upcoming Jio Phone 5Gi, but since the leaks surrounding the device have already started arriving, we can expect the brand to make some sort of announcement in the coming months. Whenever we receive any more intel on the device, we will make sure to keep you posted on the same. 

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