Reliance Industries Limited on Monday launched a handset dedicated for the world’s largest congregation of pilgrims and named it ‘Kumbh JioPhone’. The handset will provide a power of digital services to those who cannot afford a smartphone. The Kumbh JioPhone has been launched to ensure that Kumbh pilgrims with the help of Jio 4G network can make the most of their pilgrimage, as the handset will be offering a suite of benefits which are especially designed as per the needs of the pilgrimage.
Kumbh is the largest human congregation in the world, with over 130 Mn pilgrims taking a holy dip over 55 days. During this Kumbh, JioPhone is introducing a digital solution that will enrich the spiritual experience of millions of pilgrims during the divine holy dip.
Jio Spokesperson said, “JioPhone is at the centre of innovation and the Kumbh JioPhone initiative continues to demonstrate our focus on bringing disproportionate and true value for the JioPhone consumers. The JioPhone has become the largest selling phone in India simply because of the value it translates into and the features it offers. We are proud of the fact that everyone in India can now get access to a smartphone at as low as Rs 501 with features and functionalities that are Made in India, Made for India and Made by India’’.
With ‘Kumbh JioPhone’, the user can get information on Kumbh, real-time travel information, ticket bookings, Yatri Ashray at stations, emergency helpine numbers, area routes and maps, Railway Camp Mela, Pre-published bath and religious day schedules and many more.
It also contains devotional content including ‘Kumbh Darshan’, where it telecasts special Kumbh events and programs on JioTV along with previous archives of Kumbh and ‘Kumbh Radio’ with which the user can get 24x7 access to devotional songs and hymns.
For entertainment, ‘Kumbh JioPhone’ will also come with games and daily quiz where the subscribers can win exciting prizes by answering questions.
The ‘Kumbh JioPhone’ will sports several popular apps including JioTV, JioCinema, JioSaavn, JioGames, Facebook, Whatsapp, YouTube, Google Maps & many more.
The user will be entitled for unlimited Local, STD and roaming calling to any network along with unlimited internet.