The first-ever Reliance Group laptop is here. Jio Platforms has quietly entered the country’s laptop segment with the launch of JioBook. The laptop, priced at under Rs 20,000, marks the company’s expansion into a new gadget category. The Indian telecom giant launched its first-ever Android phone in partnership with Google last year. The JioBook laptop was also launched in partnership with Google and Microsoft. Here are the price, specs, deals, and every other detail of Reliance’s very first laptop, JioBook.
Price of JioBook and warranty details
According to Reliance Digital’s website, the laptop costs Rs 35,605 but is currently on sale for Rs 15,799. It is not yet clear when and for how long the deal price will be available. Credit/debit card offers from multiple banks are available for the laptop through October 31st. The JioBook comes with a one-year manufacturer’s warranty.
JioBook runs on the Android operating system
The JioBook laptop runs JioOS, a custom Android-based operating system that the company says has been “optimized for superior performance” and supports local languages. The laptop is said to have been manufactured in India.
JioBook comes with several Jio apps and Microsoft 365 services
The JioBook comes with several Jio apps and Microsoft 365 services. The laptop should be worked on for at least two years. The company quietly showcased it earlier this month at the Indian Mobile Congress trade show.
Runs on a Qualcomm processor, comes with embedded Jio SIM
JioBook is powered by Qualcomm’s 64-bit 2GHz octa-core processor, Adreno 610 GPU, 2GB of RAM and up to 32GB of storage. Similar to the JioPhone, the JioBook laptop comes with Reliance Jio LTE connectivity. The laptop comes with an embedded Jio SIM card that enables out-of-the-box support for Jio 4G LTE connectivity. It also supports Wi-Fi connectivity.
Sports HD display, front camera
JioBook has an 11.6-inch HD display with a screen resolution of 1366 x 768. The laptop weighs 1.2 kg. The laptop is said to be “silent and fanless with minimal heat emission.”
Ports and speakers in the JioBook laptop
The JioBook laptop is equipped with stereo speakers and has a 2 megapixel web camera to take online courses or make video calls. There are 2 USB ports; 1 HDMI mini jack; 3.5mm headphone jack and microSD card slot.
Offers 8 hours of battery life
The company claims that the JioBook has up to 128GB of flash storage and can last up to eight hours on a single charge.