JioBook budget laptop by Reliance Jio list on an online government marketplace. The JioBook laptop is list with a Snapdragon 665 Processor, a 11.6-inch display, and 2GB RAM. As per report, JioBook laptop was develop in partnership with Qualcomm and Microsoft with the former powering its computing chips based on technology from ARM, and the Windows OS maker providing support for some apps. The USP of this laptop is that it comes with an inbuilt 4G SIM for easy connectivity.
Price in India
As per government e-marketplace has list the JioBook at Rs. 19,500.
JioBook is available to resellers in a minimum consignment quantity of a single piece order.
As, the JioBook is not yet available to end consumers.
There has also no official announcement by Jio on its website or social media handles regarding the launch of the JioBook.
JioBook budget laptop to come in a single blue colour option.
JioBook will run on JioOS, which is expect to be a fork version of Microsoft Windows tailor for Jio laptops in India.
The JioBook will be power by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SoC with 2GB RAM and 32GB internal storage.
Users may choose to expand the storage via a microSD card slot.
JioBook will also come with a 4G micro-SIM card slot for connectivity.
The JioBook laptop will come with a 11.6-inch HD display with a 1366 x 768-pixel resolution.
The refresh rate would be restrict to a standard 60Hz rate while housing a dual speaker and supporting Wi-Fi 802.11ac connectivity.
Government e-marketplace listing also notes the build to be made out of an ABS plastic chassis body with metallic hinges.
As the JioBook supports 4G connectivity and is at an affordable price it could be very appealing to a large section of the consumer market who do not have the means to dish out a large sum on a laptop device that is increasingly becoming a necessity for education.
Reliance Jio could potentially capture an otherwise untap market demographic in rural areas, tier II, and tier III cities.
Jio is especially in an advantageous position with its promise to launch 5G network services across India by December 2023.