A number of people are eagerly waiting for Jio Phone. It is all set to arrive as bookings open on August 24 at 5:30 PM but most of the people have no idea where the Jio Phone handsets are coming from! Now, it is no longer a secret where the Jio Phones are being manufactured and coming from. No, it’s neither India nor China – It’s Taiwan. According to FE Bureau, Jio Phones are being imported from Taiwan in huge quantities. “The phones are being imported from Taiwan,” a senior executive with a top logistic services provider said.
Reliance Jio has launched a massive rollout exercise for the Jio Phone with plans to deliver a lakh handsets every day to retailers and a target of selling around 4-5 million phones a week.
Booking opens from 5:30 PM on August 24
Reportedly, Reliance Jio has started reaching out to retailers about the handset and has begun educating them about the delivery process.
The company’s target is to deliver a lakh handsets per day, which will be done through Reliance Digital outlets and Jio Centres as well as other touch points.
Jio Phone will be marketed under RIL’s Lyf brand and will be sold through Reliance Digital stores as well as Jio Centres. Reliance Digital operates a chain of consumer electronics stores through a network of 1,996 outlets with a presence in over 700 cities. The company also has 1,072 Jio Centres. Besides, it will reach out to around 10 lakh retailers for sale of the devices.