Reliance Jio has announced a flash sale of JioPhone 2 on August 30. The upcoming flash sale will begin at 12:00 pm on Thursday, August 30, according to the telecom company's website - jio.com. That will mark the second flash sale of JioPhone 2 - an upgraded version of 4G-enabled device JioPhone launched by the company last year - by Reliance Jio, the telecom arm of billionaire Mukesh Ambani-led conglomerate Reliance Industries. Reliance Jio had earlier offered JioPhone 2 in a flash sale on August 16.
After that, the user is required to enter his or her pin code and proceed to checkout.
The user is required to provide personal details such as name, email ID and mobile number.
Once that is done, the user is asked to select the desired payment option.
After the payment of Rs 2,999 is made by the user, an order confirmation notification is issued through email or SMS.
At present, Reliance Jio offers three prepaid plans under the category 'JioPhone'. These recharge plans - priced at Rs 49, Rs 99 and Rs 153 - are meant to be used with JioPhone devices.
Priced at Rs 49, this prepaid JioPhone plan comes with a total high speed data benefit of 1 GB for a validity period of 28 days, among other benefits, according to the Reliance Jio website.
(Reliance Jio's Rs 49 JioPhone plan comes with a validity period of 28 days)
The Rs 99 plan comes with benefits such as 0.5 GB data per day for a validity period of 28 days (total high speed data benefit of 14 GBs), according to the Jio portal. That means the subscriber gets 0.5 GB of mobile data at high speed every day during the validity period of this JioPhone plan, among other benefits.
(Reliance Jio's Rs 99 JioPhone plan offers 14 GBs of mobile data at high speed)
Reliance Jio's JioPhone plan priced at Rs 153 comes with 42 GBs of high speed data with a daily limit of 1.5 GBs, among other benefits. This plan comes with a validity period of 28 days.
(Reliance Jio's JioPhone plan priced at Rs 153 offers 1.5 GBs of data at high speed every day for the entire validity period of 28 days)
In all three plans, data continues at a revised speed of 64 Kbps once the user exhausts the respective limits on quantity of high speed data allowed, according to the Jio website.
Reliance Jio had in a statement dated August 14 it would "soon" introduce mobile app WhatsApp to the JioPhone platform. "WhatsApp will also be available on JioPhone devices soon," it had said.