Bridging the gap: Jio may get a lighter Whatsapp tailored for 4G feature phone

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Latest News – WhatsApp is reportedly working on a light-mode version of the messaging application for Mukesh Ambani’s ultra-affordable 4G VoLTE feature phone, which will make its debut in September.

The phone, priced at Rs 0 with a 3-year refundable deposit of Rs 1,500, comes loaded with several Jio Apps and dirt cheap data plans. It supports Facebook and YouTube as well. However, WhatsApp, which is a big draw for Indian phone users, does not have a version that works on the phone, which reportedly runs on KaiOS, a forked version of the Firefox operating system.

According to a Factor Daily report, Reliance Jio is in talks with Whatsapp to create a version of the messaging service that will work on millions of 4G phones that the former plans to sell.

If the rumoured Whatsapp version comes to JioPhone, it will be the first time when (Read More)

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