Jio announced about jio phone on 21 July 2017 at Annual General Meating ( AGM ) of Reliance .Jio Featured Phone was available for Beta testing on 15 August 2017.Pre - Booking of jio phone has started on 24 August 2017 on 5 : 30 PM . After the starting of Pre - booking for jio phone all indian customers had opportunity to pre - book jio phone and from the starting of pre - booking of jio phone customers showed impressive response to pre - book jio phone . The million customers had pre - book jio phone . Due to which website of could not pre - book more phone and pre booking of jio phone suspended on 26 august 2017 . Then it was officially announced by Mr. Mukesh Ambani that the delivery of jio wil start from 21 September 2017. But now according to report recieved , delivery of jio phone will start at 1 October 2017 .
According to a few retailers JioPhone delivery has been pushed again. One retailer said, "We got a message from the company (Jio) that the delivery has been postponed to October. The JioPhone delivery will start from October 1." Another retailer said, "We have no information about the delivery as of now, but then as far as we are aware the phones will be delivered between October 1 and October 3."
With this disappointed news jio also provided two happy news . These news are jio is offering 25 GB additional data completely free . And also jio is providing 50 % discount on JioFi at the occasion of Dussehra . According to which you can buy JioFi at 999 Rs only instead of 1999 Rs .