[Exclusive] Jio Phone 5G specifications revealed via leaked firmware

Jio Phone 5G launch date in India is yet to be revealed, but the phone should arrive soon seeing as how the telco is ready to roll out 5G services in October.

Highlights
  • Leaked firmware reveals its key Jio Phone 5G specifications. 
  • The upcoming phone features a Snapdragon 480 SoC, 4GB RAM, and a 13MP dual rear camera setup. 
  • The Jio Phone 5G carries a model number LS1654QB5 and has a ‘ganga’ codename. 

Jio Phone 5G specifications have surfaced once again. This time via a leaked firmware, images of which have been provided to 91mobiles by developer Kuba Wojciechowski. Jio Phone 5G launch in India seems to be around the corner now that the telco is gearing up to roll out 5G services in the country in October. Jio Phone 5G aka Jio Phone Next’s price in India is expected to be affordable, but an exact figure isn’t known at the moment.

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Notably, the Jio Phone 5G specifications spotted in the firmware are in line with an earlier Android Central report, which tells us that the phone is all but confirmed to come with the Snapdragon 480 SoC, 13MP camera, and more. Additionally, a boot animation picture reveals the likely marketing name of this upcoming phone will be Jio Phone True 5G. Further, the phone has a codename ‘ganga’, carries a model number LS1654QB5, and could be launched in partnership with LYF.

Have a look:

Jio Phone 5G

Jio Phone 5G specifications

The above photos show that the Jio Phone 5G will feature a 6.5-inch HD+ LCD panel that supports a 90Hz refresh rate. A Snapdragon 480 SoC will power the 5G device, and a 5,000mAh battery that supports 18W charging will keep the lights on. There’s a Syntiant NDP115 always-on AI processor onboard. Jio Phone 5G will ship with Samsung’s 4GB LPPDDR4X RAM and 32GB storage.

  • 6.5-inch HD+ 90Hz LCD panel
  • 4GB LPDDR4X RAM
  • Snapdragon 480 SoC
  • 5,000mAh battery, 18W charging
  • 13MP + 2MP dual rear camera
  • 8MP selfie shooter
  • Android 12 

Photography on the Jio Phone 5G will be taken care of by an 8MP front-facing camera and a dual rear camera setup: 13MP primary and 2MP macro. Connectivity features include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n and Bluetooth 5.1. Lastly, the device will run on the Android 12 out of the box pre-loaded with Google Mobile Services and a suite of Jio apps. While Android Central reported that the phone will come with a custom version of Android 11, it will instead come with a newer Android 12 that is not based on Android Go.