JioPhone powered by KaiOS is not far behind the entry-level smartphones. JioPhone getting lot more feature just like the Android. JioPhone is running on KaiOS. KaiOS is a Linux-based mobile operating system installed on non-touch devices, having a longer battery life.
As Reported from the blog post, Facebook released a new app for the KaiOS:
“Every year many people are coming online at a staggering rate and, in most cases, are doing so on the mobile. We at Facebook are always working on improving our app to support new users who may not have access to the best internet infrastructure. Making the Facebook experience seamless is a constant investment to get the next billion users connected to the internet. A lot of first time internet users especially in India use feature phones to experience the internet for the first time
We are excited to announce a new version of the Facebook app built specially for Jio KaiOS, a web-based operating system designed for JioPhone, opening up Facebook for over millions of feature phone users in India. The app offers a comprehensive Facebook experience and supports push notifications, video, and links to external content. Optimized to successfully accommodate the cursor function on JioPhone, it delivers a best-in-class performance for Facebook’s most popular features, such as News Feed and Photos.
We want to provide the best possible Facebook experience on every device in the Indian market and continue to enhance our product offerings to encourage more people to come online and connect with people and things they care about the most.”
When will Whatsapp be available on JioPhone?
After stopping the support for the Windows phone and Blackberry phones, Whatsapp is starting to develop an app for KaiOS. Last year, Jio sold more than one million pieces in India and that might be the reason, Whatsapp creating an app for KaiOS.
Actually, There is no new when this app will be officially available on the KaiOS or JioPhone. Let’s just wait for the day they release the app.