OS that makes ‘dumb phones’ smart takes on Android, Apple
28 April 2019 6:30 PM GMT
With millions of Indians still using feature phones, its no surprise that this brainchild of KaiOS Technologies is already the second most popular mobile operating system in India.
- Getty Images Codeville says that for KaiOS, the partnership will help fast-track development, and has helped bring features like Google Maps, Assistant, and others to the feature phone ecosystem.
- With millions of Indians still using feature phones , it's no surprise that this brainchild of San Diego startup KaiOS Technologies is already the second most popular mobile operating system in India after Android, capturing over 16% market share.
- The new category of handsets powered by KaiOS, which has partnered with Reliance Jio, require limited memory while still offering a rich user experience through services like Google Assistant, Google Maps, YouTube, and Facebook, among others.