At its 41st AGM final week, Reliance Jio launched the JioPhone 2 with a QWERTY keypad and a wide-screen show for Rs 2,999. Jio additionally introduced that well-liked apps like WhatsApp, YouTube, and Fb are coming to the JioPhone platform. Now, the telecom operator has rolled out an replace that brings Google Maps help for the JioPhone, and it’ll even be obtainable for the JioPhone 2 as effectively, when it launches.
Noticed by Mumbai-based retailer Mahesh Telecom, the model of Google Maps is particularly constructed for KaiOS that powers the JioPhones. To obtain Google Maps, you’ll first must replace the software program to the newest model. You are able to do this by going to Settings -> System -> Software program Replace. As soon as that’s carried out, open JioStore app, and you will notice the checklist of apps which are obtainable to obtain.
Within the JioStore, simply click on on Google Maps, adopted by set up. As soon as the app is put in, click on on Open and you will notice shortcuts on the display screen. Nevertheless, because the app is designed for a characteristic cellphone, it simply gives primary performance. Nonetheless, you may seek for a spot, get the map view, search for your location, and extra. You can even search for the route from supply to vacation spot, search for public transport choices equivalent to bus, prepare, metro and extra.
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Smartphone gross sales have been hovering, however in India, there’s a marketplace for characteristic telephones too, and JioPhone is the most effective instance. Reliance Jio additionally highlighted the truth that it has reached a milestone of 215 million customers, and JioPhone now has 25 million users in India. JioPhone platform additionally helps Google Assistant permitting you to make voice searches from the characteristic cellphone.
The Nokia 8110 4G that HMD International introduced at MWC 2018 additionally runs on KaiOS, and there are excessive possibilities that apps like WhatsApp, Fb, YouTube and Google Assistant will probably get ported to that machine going ahead.