But, after Jio launched its feature phone in the country, many other Indian smartphone makers have woken up like that. And now they have started launching feature phones with 4G support. Intex in India has recently launched its new 4G feature phone Intex Turbo+ 4G to answer Jio phone. But can the Intex Turbo+ 4G be able to compete with the many ‘smart feature’ Jio Phones? Let us know what are the features of 4G feature phones Jio Phone, Intex Turbo + 4G and Lava 4G Connect M1 and what are the differences between them?
Jio Phone, Intex Turbo+ 4G and Lava 4G Connect M1 specifications and features
The Jio Phone sports a 2.4-inch QVGA screen, numeric keypad, 4 navigation buttons, microSD slot, rear camera, torch light, FM radio, Bluetooth and supports 22 Indian languages. The phone has 4 GB inbuilt storage and 512 MB RAM. This phone has 2 megapixel rear camera and VGA front camera.
Apart from this, the phone also supports voice commands. Reliance Jio’s apps like Jio Music, Jio Cinema and Jio TV come pre-installed in this phone. Apart from this, the phone also supports other apps like Facebook. Jio phone supports 22 Indian languages and voice commands. You can message, call, search through voice commands. The company will be able to add NFC support and tap-and-pay payments through UPI and link credit and debit cards through an upcoming software update.
Talking about the specifications of the Intex Turbo+ 4G phone, the phone sports a 2.4-inch QVGA display. 4G VoLTE network is available in the phone, which claims to get high voice quality. There is a 2000 mAh battery to power the phone. The 4G device runs on KaiOS software and is powered by a dual core processor.
This new 4G smart feature phone from Intex has a 2 megapixel rear camera. VGA camera has been given for selfie. The phone has 512 MB RAM and 4 GB storage. Apart from this, microSD card up to 32 GB can be used to increase the storage of the phone.
Lava 4G Connect M1 phone has a 2.4 inch display. The company has given 512 MB RAM with 1.2 GHz quad core processor in it. Inbuilt storage is 4 GB and users will be able to use microSD card up to 32 GB. The phone also has a VGA camera so that you can take some pictures whenever you need to.
The battery of this feature phone of Lava is 1750 mAh. Connectivity features include Wireless FM and Bluetooth connectivity apart from 4G VoLTE. Apart from 4G, this Lava phone comes with 2G voice calling and edge connectivity. The company has said that the Lava 4G Connect M1 feature phone will come with Facebook Lite and messaging applications pre-installed. The handset has a polycarbonate body.
Jio Phone, Intex Turbo+ 4G and Lava 4G Connect M1 price and availability
India’s first 4G feature phone Lava 4G Connect M1 is priced at Rs.3,333. While the company has not yet disclosed the price of Intex Turbo + 4G. But according to Intex, this phone will be made available at a price between 700 to 1500 rupees.
At the time of launch, Mukesh Ambani described Jio phone as ‘India’s Intelligent Smartphone’ which will be available for free in a way. The customer will not have to pay any cost for the Jio phone i.e. the effective cost of the phone will be zero. Rs 1,500 will be taken as security for the phone, which will be returned to the customer after three years. Beta testing for JioPhone will begin on August 15. While this phone will be available for pre-booking from August 24 through My Jio app and Jio retailer. Starting September, the phone will be made available on a first come, first serve basis.
Intex Turbo+ 4G Vs jio phone Vs Lava 4G Connect M1
Intex Turbo+ 4G
Lava 4G Connect M1
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|Screen Size (inch)||2.40||2.40||2.40|
|processor||dual-core||1.2GHz dual-core||1.2GHz quad-core|
|internal storage||4 GB||4 GB||4 GB|
|Expandable Storage Capacity (GB)||32||128||32|
|processor model||,||Spreadtrum SC9820A (SPRD 9820A/QC8905)||,|
|expandable storage type||,||microSD||microSD|
|Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)||No||Yes||No|
|sim type||,||nano sim||,|
|ambient light sensor||No||No||No|
|Operating System||,||KAI OS||,|