The Pre-booking of Reliance Jio Phone was starts from August 24, but was paused in very few days because of high demand from the customer. According to the channel partner of Reliance Retail the Pre-booking of this phone is around 6 million.
6 million is undoubtedly a huge number. It may also because of Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani was announced that the total amount (Rs 500+Rs1000) will be refunded to the customer after the 36 months when the customer returns the phone. It means that Jio Phone is “effectively free”.
Booking of this phone is started with the deposit of Rs 500 (refundeble after 36 month*) and the remain Rs 1000 has to be paid by the purchaser when company starts delivering of the phone. You can book your Jio Phone either online or Offline. Online You can book from Jio.com and MyJio App and for offline you have to visit your nearest retailer of Jio (Selective*).
At the time of booking, it was supposed that the Delivery of the phone starts from the 1st week of September. But according to the Reliance Digital store retailer- there will be some delay due to huge booking and expected to deliver phone from 21 September, on the day Navratri begin.
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Reliance Digital store retailer also included that Jio Phone may arrive between 10 and 15 September on the Stores. Customers who already booked their Jio phone can check their order/delivery status by sending a message to 18008908900 via the mobile number from whom they booked their Jio Phone.