Telecommunication giant Jio and Google announced JioPhone Next - an 'ultra-affordable phone' - in their '2G Mukt Bharat' initiative. The Phone will be available in India from September 10, Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani announced during Reliance's 44th AGM on Thursday. 

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"I am pleased to announce that Google and Jio teams have jointly developed a truly breakthrough smartphone – JioPhone Next. It is a fully-featured smartphone supporting the entire suite of applications from both Google and Jio," Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani said.

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"JioPhone Next is powered by an optimized version of Android OS jointly developed by Jio and Google. It is ultra-affordable and packs cutting-edge features. It will be available in market from Ganesh Chaturthi, 10th September,"  Mukesh Ambani said.