India’s largest cellular network plans to launch an Android laptop with 4G support
Jio laptop could finally be coming. After years of speculation, the JioBook laptop is now being tipped to launch very soon with an affordable price tag. The key specs have been revealed by XDA alongside the design. JioBook launch in India is said to happen by May running on Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 chipset and Android OS. The Jio laptop will have its own JioOS UI powering the system.
he rumour mill hints at JioBook laptop price starting at Rs 9,999. Jio laptop price may differ for different models and storage options.
The Jio laptop will support 4G LTE connectivity with a 720p HD display.
Jio has partnered with China-based Bluebank Communication Technology to bring the affordable JioBook laptop to India.
Jio would like to replicate the success of JioPhone with the JioBook laptop. The low-cost Jio Phone helped millions of users to move 2G from feature phone to 4G. The Jio laptop news broke out first in 2018 when Qualcomm had said it was in talks with Reliance Jio to launch affordable laptops in India with cellular connectivity. Now in 2021 we may finally see JioBook launching in India.
Also there has been reports about JioBook price in India, said to start at as low as Rs 10,000.
JioBook Specifications: Jio Laptop Specs, Jio Laptop Features
Leaked JioBook specifications includes Snapdragon 665 SoC, Android OS UI called JioOS, 4G LTE support with Snapdragon X12) and a 720p HD display. JioBook in India will release in partnership with China-based Bluebank Communication Technology, a third-party developer. Bluebank also worked on KaiOS, the popular OS used on JioPhone. JioBook could be in the Engineering Validation Test stage.
The Jio laptop may enter the PVT (Product Validation Test) by mid-April, and release by May.
JioBook is tipped to come with 2GB LPDDR4X RAM and 32GB eMMC storage and another model with 4GB RAM and 64GB eMMC 5.1 storage.
The laptop will probably come with a mini HDMI connector for video output, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, a three-axis accelerometer and a Qualcomm audio chip. It will have Jio applications pre-installed as JioMeet, JioPages, JioStore, JioCinema, JioSaavn and more. It’s still unclear whether Jio laptop will be called JioBook or something else, but rest assured, it’s coming.
JioBook Launch, JioBook Price In India: Jio Laptop Launch?
XDA report says JioBook launch may happen around mid-May. The rumour mill hints at JioBook laptop price starting at Rs 9,999. Jio laptop price may differ for different models and storage options. JioBook launch date will soon be finalised given the device is said to be in Engineering Validation Test stage now.
Jio laptop price in India is going to remain in the affordable budget category, probably below it.