JioPhone Next Can Be 20% More Expensive Due To This Reason | Expected To Launch In Diwali?
Pandemic affected us all. Some of the effects were very short-lived whereas some are still lingering around. One such effect is that of rupturing of Global Supply Chains. With sporadic lockdowns throughout the world, severely affected the flow of goods. This has inevitably affected the business plans of corporates throughout the world. And it looks like it also is affecting consumers’ pockets in a similar way.
Launch of JioPhone Next gets delayed, might be costlier than rumored prices
The Jio Phone Next has been a topic of discussion for quite a while now. In the first or second week of September Jio Phone Next was expected to be launched in India.
But it seems like the plan has hit a bump on the road. Google and Jio, recently announced that Jio’s upcoming affordable 4G smartphone has been delayed due to the ongoing global chip shortage. The phone will now be launched around Diwali.
Till date, there’s no official announcement from the company regarding the price of the Jio Phone Next. Several reports have suggested that the smartphone could be priced at Rs 3,499.
However, according to the latest reports, the Jio Phone Next price could be higher than the rumored price.
The global chip shortage has increased the prices of components by 20 percent. It has forced many smartphone makers to hike the prices of their phones. JioPhone might not be an exception for this.
Rumored Specifications of the JioPhone Next
The Jio Phone Next might come with a 5.5-inch HD display. It will also sport thick black bezels at the top and bottom. It would be powered by the Snapdragon 215 chipset by Qualcomm. In terms of memory, it will be it will have variants like 2GB/3GB RAM and 16GB/32GB of internal storage.
The smartphone would be having Android 11 (Go Edition) for its operating system. It will come with some special features announced by Google during the announcement.
It might boast a powerful 2,500mAh battery. It would come with a 13MP primary rear camera and an 8MP camera on the front.
Good things come to those who wait, they say. This might just be the case with JioPhone Next.