Semiconductor shortage sees JioPhone Next release pushed back to Diwali

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Jio and Google have introduced the JioPhone Subsequent may not be noticed till November.

“Each corporations have begun checking out JioPhone Subsequent with a restricted set of customers for additional refinement and are actively running to make it to be had extra broadly in time for the Diwali festive season,” the corporations mentioned in a observation.

“This extra time can even lend a hand mitigate the present industry-wide, international semiconductor shortages.”

The instrument used to be introduced in June, and can have options akin to automated read-aloud and language translation of on-screen textual content, and a digicam with “India-centric filters”.

As overdue as the tip of August, Indian media used to be anticipating the telephone to be on sale this month.

No formal announcement of the specs of the telephone has been made, however it’s anticipated to have a Snapdragon 215 and run Android 11 Move.

In its most up-to-date set of monetary effects, Jio Platforms finished its fiscal yr to March 31 with ₹12,537 crore in internet benefit, round $1.7 billion, from earnings of ₹86,493 crore, or $11.eight billion.

As of the tip of March, the Indian telco mentioned it had a buyer base of 426 million, which represented a internet building up of 38 million over the previous 12 months, with gross additions sitting at 99.three million. Around the yr, its shoppers had ate up 29% extra information, taking its annually general to 62.five exabytes of knowledge.

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