Jivi announced the launch and availability of Jivi JSP 20, India’s lowest-priced Android smartphone, slimmest in 3.5” segment as well, at Rs 1999 only. It is probably the lowest priced Android smartphone in the world as well.
According to Mr. Pankaj Anand, CEO, Jivi Mobiles, “Prime Minister’s Digital India program envisages citizens accessing e-services on highly affordable mobile devices. We are supporting his vision of a smartphone in every Indian’s hand by 2019 by shattering the price barrier. However, a sub US$ 33 Android smartphone does not mean any compromise on functionality whatsoever.This launch is bound to trigger the largest conversion of feature-phone users to smartphone users in the country.”
Jivi JSP 20, the best value-for-money phone till date, scores highest on price-performance comparison vis-à-vis the competition and is available exclusively on Amazon.in. The online booking opens today and users can pre-book the phone from 1:30pm onwards. Buyers placing order on Amazon.in during the 7 day long pre-booking period (September 18 to September 24, 2014) shall be given an attractive flip cover (MRP Rs 499) free which brings the effective price of the phone down even further. Amazon.in shall start delivering JSP 20 from September 25, 2014 onwards.
“We are excited to partner with Jivi Mobiles and provide an easy & convenient access to the Jivi JSP 20 smartphone to customers across India. This aligns with our vision of building a place where customers can find, discover & buy anything that they desire to buy online,” said Mr. Samir Kumar, Director Category Management, Amazon India.
Besides the 3.5” (8.89 cm) full capacitive touchscreen that displays bright and vivid colours (320 x 480 pixels) bringing images and videos to life, it has a 1GHz processor that enables multitasking. It allows you to experience your favourite games, apps etc., at blazing speeds and the navigation seems as smooth as silk. The phone has inherent advantages of the Android OS platform. It’s the most acceptable platform in the world with maximum apps developed for it. What’s more, it runs well what you’d wish to run on it the most – WhatsApp, Facebook & YouTube. Jivi JSP 20 supports six languages for messaging – English, French, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu.