After the launch of JioPhone Next, the Mukesh Ambani-led telco is now gearing up to launch the JioBook. It is the brand’s first laptop, so there is a lot of hype around it. According to the report, to develop the JioBook laptop, the telco had partnered with China-based Bluebank Communication Technology.
Earlier this year, as per the XDA report, it has been revealed that Reliance Jio is working on a laptop, called JioBook. In September, three JioBook models – NB1118QMW, NB1148QMW, and NB1112MM – were spotted on the BIS certification site. Now, the NB1112MM variant has been spotted on Geekbench, revealing some of its specifications ahead of the launch.
JioBook Release Date
JioBook laptop was expected to arrive alongside the JioPhone Next, but that didn’t happen. While the confirmed launch date have not been revealed yet, the recent Geekbench listing suggests that we are not too far away from the official launch.
JioBook Specifications (Expected)
In a new Geekbench listing, key details of the JioBook have been revealed. It has been spotted with model number NB1112MM on the website.
JioBook display (Expected)
In terms of display, the chipset of the JioBook can support up to Full HD resolution. However, it is expected to get a lesser resolution display to make the price tag more affordable. It is said to be equipped with a display having 1366×768 pixel resolution, offer support for Wi-Fi over 2.4 and 5GHz frequencies along with Bluetooth, a Qualcomm audio chip, and a three-axis accelerometer. Also, it may have a mini HDMI connector for video output.
JioBook processor (Expected)
The listing states that JioBook will be powered by MediaTek MT8788 chipset. The processor will be aided by the ARM Mali G72. In terms of performance, the chipset got a Single-Core score of 1178 and multi-core score of 4246. It says that the laptop will get 2GB RAM with 32GB of EMMC storage. It run Android 11 OS. The JioBook managed to score 1,178 points in single-core and 4,246 points in multi-core tests.
The Jio laptop reportedly carries three different variants — NB1118QMW, NB1148QMW, and NB1112MM. The company is likely to launch a model with the Snapdragon 665 chipset in 2GB RAM + 32GB storage and 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variants. As per the report, Reliance Jio has outsourced low-cost components from different vendors. Notable ones are – Samsung for their combined mobile DRAM and NAND chip and Qualcomm for its Snapdragon 665.
JioBook: Other features
Jio is also said to have applications such as JioMeet, JioStore and JioPages pre-installed on the upcoming JioBook laptop. In addition to this, it is reported to also come with Microsoft apps such as Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Teams, and Office pre-installed on the laptop.
JioBook Price in India (Expected)
Details regarding the price of the upcoming laptop – JioBook – are still a mystery at this point. However, looking at the brand’s history of highly affordable devices, it can be expected to a budget-offering.