Mukesh Ambani announces JioPhone Next

Reliance Industries (RIL) Chairman Mukesh Ambani announced the launch of JioPhone Next, a 4G smartphone, developed in association with Google.
RIL chairman Mukesh Ambani on 4G smartphoneMukesh Ambani said Google and Jio engineering teams have jointly developed a truly breakthrough smartphone – JioPhone Next, a fully-featured smartphone supporting the entire suite of applications from both Google and Jio.

JioPhone Next will be available in market from Ganesh Chaturthi, 10th September, this year, Mukesh Ambani said at the annual general meeting of RIL.

“Our vision was to bring affordable access to information for Indians in their own language, to build new products and services for India’s unique needs, and empower businesses with technology,” said Sundar Pichai.

He said that the new 5G partnership between Google Cloud and Jio will help more than a billion Indians connect to faster internet. Mukesh Ambani said RIL is working with global partners to develop a range of 5G devices.

JioPhone Next is powered by an optimized version of the Android operating system (OS). JioPhone Next will come with advanced features like Google Assistant, automatic read-aloud of screen text, language translation, smart camera with augmented reality filters and much more.