Reliance Jio Collaborates with Google and Meizu to Launch New Phones

Reliance Jio, the telecom wing of the Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), is collaborating with Google and Meizu to launch their new phones in India. The Google Pixel 3 will receive support for the eSIM from Reliance Jio. The Meizu C9 phone will be sold in collaboration with Reliance Jio’s channel partners.

Details of the Google Pixel 3 collaboration

In the coming months, Reliance Jio will roll out the Google Pixel 3 with eSIM support. This is in line with Google’s announcement that it will expand the eSIM support on the phone to more network providers in India, as well as, half a dozen countries. There is no exact timeline slated for the rollout. However, Google stated it will happen soon. The company also promises to add eSIM support to the Pixel 3 for other countries, like Germany, the United States, and the United Kingdom, among others.

Reliance Jio has also been providing eSIM support to other phone brands like Apple. This technology uses a digital SIM, which allows subscribers to switch their network operators without needing to replace their SIM card. It is useful when traveling abroad or for subscribers who wish to have professional and private numbers stored on one device.

Details of the Meizu C9 collaboration

Meizu has stated that, in the collaboration with Reliance Jio, it will sell the C9 phone via the telecom company’s channel partners across India. Reliance Jio will sell and stock the Meizu C9 smartphone in its expansive distribution channel in the country.

Sunil Dutt, Reliance Jio’s Head of Sales and Distribution, was present at the launch event. At the event, he stated that customers can avail of 50 GB extra data and a cashback worth INR 2,2,00 when they purchase the Meizu C9 phone or the Meizu M6T phone. He further stated that customers who purchase the Meizu M16TH phone can avail of 100 GB extra data and a cashback with INR 2,200.

The C9 model is priced at INR 5,900. It has a 5.45-inch display with a screen resolution of 720×1440. It also features a 13 MP camera and 3,000 mAh battery. Meizu also stated that, in a special introductory offer with Reliance Jio, the device would be sold at INR 4,999 for the first ten days of sale.

Specifications of the Meizu M6T and Meizu M16TH

The Meizu M6T features a 3,300 mAh battery along with a 13 MP and 2 MP dual-camera. It is priced at INR 7,999.

The Meizu M16TH has two variants, which are 8GB and 128 GB. It features a rear 12 MP and 20 MP combination camera with a dual imaging system. It sports a 20 MP front-facing camera as well. It has a 3,010 mAh battery and is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor.

Summary: Reliance Jio is collaborating with Google and Meizu to help launch their new phones in India. The Google Pixel 3 will receive eSIM support from the telecom company, while the Meizu C9 will be sold via Reliance Jio’s channel partners.

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