- Jio Phone Next’s specifications have leaked
- It will feature an HD display and Snapdragon 215 chip
- It will have an 8MP front camera and 13MP rear camera
Jio Phone Next’s specifications have leaked today by XDA Developers’ Mishaal Rahman. To recollect, the smartphone was announced at the 44th Reliance AGM 2021 event that was held in June. Co-developed by Reliance Jio and Google, the Jio Phone Next is expected to arrive as the most affordable 4G Android phone in India and global markets.
While the pricing of the Jio Phone Next is under wraps, we know it will release in India on September 10th. Ahead of the launch, Rahman has shared the key specifications and features of the smartphone.
JioPhone Next specifications and features (expected)
Interesting branding on the JioPhone Next's boot animation: "Created with Google." pic.twitter.com/iyFUIWjTpK
— Mishaal Rahman (@MishaalRahman) August 12, 2021
Rahman shared a screenshot of the boot animation of the JioPhone Next. As can be seen in the image, the smartphone will show “JioPhone Next Created with Google” text on the boot screen. The device will come with a new version of the Google Camera Go preinstalled, which will feature Snapchat integration. It will also feature Duo Go preinstalled, which will be different from the Go-optimised edition of Duo. It might come with optimisations for a lower amount of RAM.
Coming to the specs, the boot animation screen suggests that the Jio Phone Next supports an HD resolution of 720 x 1,440 pixels and it will be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 215 chip. The device will run Android 11 (Go edition) and it may come with an unlockable bootloader. It will feature an 8-megapixel GC0834W front camera by GalaxyCore and its back panel will sport a 13-megapixel OmniVision OV13B10 camera.
At the launch, Reliance confirmed that the Jio Phone Next will be equipped with cutting-edge features like voice assistant, automatic read-aloud of screen text, language translation, smart camera with augmented reality filters, and more. The handset’s design was also showcased at the event. It revealed that the handset will sport thick bezels at the top and bottom, and a volume rocker and power key on the right edge. It will run several Jio and Google apps out of the box.
JioPhone Next price in India (expected)
The JioPhone Next is likely to cost around Rs 2,500. It appears that the company will be confirming more details of the smartphone before the September 10th market release.