Indian telecom operator Reliance Jio has launched a new JioFi 4G Hotspot device, dubbed as JioFi JMR815. We actually lost count on the number of JioFi variants being released and available to purchase. Many Reliance Digital/Jio stores and online e-commerce stores already have different variants of the device for sale. This new JioFi model seems to be the sixth iteration of the popular 4G hotspot device.
Just like its other models, JioFi JMR815 4G Hotspot device will retail at a price tag of Rs 999. Currently, the device is available exclusively via Flipkart, thus you would probably won’t find it on any Reliance Digital stores or Jio Stores. On Flipkart, the device is available at no extra cost EMI option when paying with HDFC Bank credit cards. Also, you could get extra 5 percent discount when paying with Axis Bank Buzz Credit Card.
Reliance JioFi JMR815 4G Hotspot Datacard Features
Talking about the changes in JioFi JMR815 4G hotspot device, it’s now ultra-compact with a smooth circular shape. The physical buttons including power on/off, wake up and WPS have been moved to the side ring. The side ring section also houses notification lights or indicator for 4G signal, battery capacity and Wi-Fi signal strength.
JioFi JMR815 4G hotspot device is powered by an ALT3800 processor. It only supports Reliance Jio 4G SIM. So, if you’re planning to use it with other telcos 4G SIM then forget buying it. The device comes with FDD-Band 3, Band 5, and TDD-Band 40 network bands support. The device can offer download speeds of up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds of up to 50 Mbps. You can use it to connect 31 Wi-Fi devices and one via USB tethering. You could connect smartphones, laptops, tablets, smart TVs, IP CCTV cameras and more, with this device.
If you’re still using a 2G or 3G smartphone, then you could use the JioFi JMR815 4G hotspot device to make HD voice or video calls. For this, you will need to install the Jio 4G voice app, which is available for both Android and iOS devices.
Fuelling the JioFi JMR815 4G hotspot device is a 3,000mAh rechargeable battery. This according to the company, can offer a battery life of 8 hours. For charging the device it would take around 3.5 hours. There is also an option to add a microSD card (up to 64GB) which gives you the ability to store and easily transfer files to-and-fro from the device.
However, the new Reliance JioFi offer which effectively gives you Rs 3,595 worth free benefits with the device purchase is not applicable on this model. It’s currently available only to the JioFi M2 or JioFi JMR540 models.