Reliance Jio Stops Production of KaiOS-based JioPhone, Might Soon Launch Android Version
Reliance Jio Stops Production of KaiOS-based JioPhone, Might Soon Launch Android Version, After launching the low-cost Android smartphones beneath the LYF model, Reliance Jio got here up with a brand new characteristic cellphone known as JioPhone to lure the characteristic cellphone customers. With the JioPhone, the corporate additionally launched the KaiOS based mostly on Firefox OS. Throughout its announcement, Mukesh Ambani quoted the JioPhone as “India ka Smartphone.” Whereas the JioPhone acquired a file 60,00,000 pre-orders within the month of August, Jio is but to meet all these orders. Now, the newest report from FactorDaily suggests Reliance Jio to ditch the KaiOS in favor of Android OS. Reliance Jio Stops Production of KaiOS-based JioPhone, Might Soon Launch Android Version.
The corporate has already stopped the manufacturing of the KaiOS-based JioPhones. Whereas all the things appears good with the JioPhone and KaiOS, the lacks of apps is what haunting the corporate. The JioPhone shipped earlier than the Diwali festive season solely got here with Jio suite of apps. Nonetheless, the demo models now we have examined included apps like Fb and Youtube. Jio already acquired extra 100 million subscribers with its low cost limitless plans and is the quickest rising startup on the planet.
For the reason that Jio 4G community works solely on 4G VoLTE supported units, the corporate is but to faucet the agricultural areas the place characteristic telephones nonetheless dominate the cell phone market share. Alternatively, the incumbent operators like Airtel and Vodafone need to purchase the primary time smartphone customers by the partnering with the smartphone manufacturers. As of now, there isn’t any phrase on the pricing of the brand new Android-powered JioPhone. We additionally count on the corporate continues its Rs 153 unlimited plan launched specifically for the JioPhone.
Speaking in regards to the Android-based characteristic cellphone, Lava has already launched the Lava 4G Join M1 operating on the forked model of Android OS known as MocorDroid v6.zero. In contrast to the JioPhone, the Lava 4G Join M1 additionally helps WhatsApp. The gadget can also be 4G VoLTE enabled and can be utilized with Jio 4G SIM. Reliance Jio is but to formally verify this growth and we’re additionally eagerly ready for the corporate’s resolution over the long run of present JioPhone customers.