JioPhone acquires Google Assistant support

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Nearly 6 Million pre-ordered JioPhone is now getting the Google Assistant support through a software upgrade. In fact, the KaiOS powered feature phone has now become the first of kind to have Google’s AI powered digital Assistant integration. Thereby, now onwards JioPhone users could summon it just by uttering the hotword “OK Google“.

The new update in deed, will have a positive impact on second phase pre-booking of the JioPhone, if any. Since, the potential consumers ought to be lured by the current development of KaiOS.

Recently, there was rumor that Reliance Jio is in talk with Google, Facebook and other major tech giants for developing apps for the so called India Ka Smartphone. Well, this new Google Assistant seeding must be the outcome of tie-up between Jio and Google. Literally, it seems the JioPhone might get more Google apps support in near future though.

In case if you don’t know. The JioPhone currently supports only a handful of Jio suite apps such as JioCinema, JioTV, JioMusic and so. It does lack the most popular social media apps Whatsapp and Facebook. And, this newly added Google Assistant along with the already existing HelloJio assistance, surely enhances the productivity of the device.

To update your JioPhone to latest KaiOS firmware. Head over to LYF Software Update section situated on the Settings of the device. Once the update is successfully installed, Google Assistant will be present to assist you while using the JioPhone.

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