The mastermind behind Jio has big plans. Reliance is said to be working with Chinese manufacturer Bluebank Communication Technology to build “JioBook” laptop. With pandemic still not under control, leading laptop makers have recorded an increase in the sales of laptops across the globe. To cash on this opportunity, Reliance is coming with its JioBook. The affordable Jio laptop is expected to be built using forked Android that could be dubbed Jio OS.
The news about telco giant bringing affordable Jio laptops started doing rounds three years back when Miguel Nunes, Senior Director of Product Management at Qualcomm hinted that the company was in talks with Reliance Jio to launch laptops with cellular connectivity.
Specifications of JioBook
- Operating System: Android 10
- Resolution: 1366×768
- Processor: Snapdragon 665 chipset
- RAM: 4GB LPDDR4X RAM
- Storage: 64GB eMMC 5.1
The affordable Jio 4G laptop is expected to enter the PVT (Product Validation Test) by second half of April. The laptop has been tested in many iterations and one of its models has 2GB of LPDDR4x RAM as well as 32GB of eMMC storage. XDA Developers got their hands on the alleged laptop’s firmware, which also suggest towards Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 chip for the JioBook. The Snapdragon 665 SoC comes with a 4G LTE-enabled Snapdragon X12 modem.
According to several rumours floating around, JioBook will come with a mini-HDMI connector for video output. It is also expected to have a dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, a three-axis accelerometer, and a Qualcomm audio chip.
Along with several Microsoft apps pre-installed apps, including Microsoft Teams, Edge, and Office, JioBook will also have pre-installed applications like JioMeet, JioStore, JioPages, and more
Jio 4G Laptop Price in India
There has been no official announcement regarding JioBook price in India. According to reports, the affordable 4G laptop will fall in “budget-friendly” segment and will be launched by the end of this year.
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