Reliance Jio may very soon to launch a low-cost laptop called the “JioBook”.
The new laptop is going to be base on a Android build that could be on JioOS.
The firmware could come along with Jio apps.
The JioBook is also to have 4G LTE support.
The laptop could help Jio to go beyond mobile phone users and reach the audience that is looking for budget-friendly computing device.
Jio is partnering with Chinese manufacturer Bluebank Communication Technology for building the JioBook.
The company appears to already develop JioPhone models at its factory.
Production of the JioBook start in early September last year and is expect to continue through the first half of 2021.
The device is expect to reach the Product Validation Test stage by mid-April.
Laptop will come with a Windows key, but the device is not expect to run on Windows.
Price in India
The laptop is expect to be available under a budget segment sometime later this year.
Details about the pricing and availability of the JioBook aren’t reveale yet.
JioBook will have a display with 1,366×768 pixels resolution and Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SoC, along with Snapdragon X12 4G modem.
The laptop has been test in many iterations and one of its models has 2GB of LPDDR4x RAM as well as 32GB of eMMC storage.
Another model features 4GB of LPDDR4x RAM and 64GB of eMMC 5.1 storage.
The JioBook will offer a slew of connectivity options that could include a mini HDMI connector, dual-band Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth.
It is also to have a three-axis accelerometer and a Qualcomm audio chip.
Jio to offer its apps such as JioStore, JioMeet, and JioPages pre-installed on the JioBook.
Also includes Microsoft apps such as Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Edge, and Office.
We expect this and possibly other details to change, if Jio is indeed working on a JioBook.
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SOURCE : XDA Developers