Reliance Jio, the latest Indian telecom operator recently joined hands with Google to launch smartphones at an affordable market price of Rs. 2000.
The phone which is to be jointly manufactured by the two companies will run on android and is scheduled to release in the markets by the year end.
In order to keep the company’s innovative techniques to build a 100 million user base, Jio has confirmed the 4G enabled feature phone.
It all started in January when Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai showed interest in the space that could fit phones in the range of Rs. 2000 in India. These smartphones jointly developed by Google and Reliance Jio will work on the Android platform will release before the end of 2017.
This smartphone, however, will work on the Reliance Jio networks and will also be having inbuilt apps like Jio TV, Jio Music, Jio Cinema and JioMags. Google will help Reliance build better app integration and performance enhancement.
This partnership of Google and Reliance will enhance the former’s user base. And also a large number of people who never used internet started using it after the release of low tariff’s Jio networks have now been targeted.