New Delhi: Pre-booking of the JioPhone has been suspended by the company, the demand for the 4G enabled feature phone which costs effectively free for the users was seen when users faced glitches on the MyJio app while booking the JioPhone.
However, as per the reports, over 40 million JioPhones have been booked by the users after which the company has suspended the bookings after receiving an overwhelming response from the users.
The company has put a message for its users on their website which read:"We will inform you when pre-booking resumes"
On the other hand, Jio hasn't confirmed yet if pre-bookings are also stopped across all Jio stores and retailers.
Dubbed as "India ka smartphone" can be booked with making a payment of Rs 500 and rest Rs 1000 can be paid later at the time of delivery of the device in September.
The Jio Phone features a 2.4-inch display, powered by the 1.2GHz Spreadtrum SPRD dual-core processor paired with 512MB of RAM and 4GB ROM. For photography, JioPhone has a 2-megapixel camera and a VGA front facing camera.
JioPhone is backed by a 2000mAh battery and promises 12 hours of talk time. The 4G enabled JioPhone can be used only on Reliance Jio 4G network.