It is good news for the Reliance JioPhone users as soon they will be able to experience WhatsApp on the 4G-enabled feature phone. The Reliance JioPhone runs on KaiOS which doesn’t offer support for WhatsApp. However, since last year Jio was in touch with WhatsApp and will try developing a separate app for the JioPhone users. Now they agree and build a WhatsApp for Jio so soon. By this step not only Jio is benefited, WhatsApp is also increased his numbers in non touch phone users.
According to WaBetaInfo (@wabetainfo), a Twitter account that tracks changes in WhatsApp’s beta builds, the company is working on developing an app for the KaiOS. This means that the JioPhone users will soon be able to use WhatsApp on their device.
Presently, WhatsApp has over 1.5 billion users every month . With the app coming to KaiOS system. WhatsApp expected to expand further as JioPhone has a user base of about 6 million.
Last month, Reliance Jio announced the rollout of the Facebook app for the JioPhone users. The Facebook app on JioPhone supports push notifications, video, and links to external content. This app optimized to accommodate the cursor function on JioPhone.
Last year, the company announced the JioPhone in July and the device comes with a 2.4-inch QVGA TFT display and is powered by dual-core processor. Running KaiOS the 4G-enabled feature phone offers 512MB RAM and 4GB internal storage, expandable up to 128GB. The Jio Phone runs on 4G VoLTE network and comes with of pre-installed apps like JioTV, JioMusic, and JioCinema. The device offers support for 24 Indian languages and voice commands.
On the connectivity front, the device offers 4G VoLTE, headphone jack, Wi-Fi, GPS, NFC, and Bluetooth. This Phone belongs to the common people which are out of reach from the Jio Family. They provide best and less costly 4G feature phone and enjoy the service by Jio.