JioPhone has made the headlines of the news since Mukesh Ambani announced the JioPhone yesterday at the Company's 40th Annual General Meeting. While they revealed many things about the device at the time of launch, but they missed few points like the Processor and the Operating System used.Tofay Qualcomm India made an announcement through its official twitter account that JioPhone is powered by its Qualcomm 205 SoC.
Qualcomm held an event at Delhi in March this year to announce the Qualcomm 205 SoC. It's an entry-level Processor geared towards feature phone markets like India.
The Qualcomm 205 SoC designed specifically to provide 4G LTE connectivity to cheaper feature phones. Qualcomm 205 is a Ducal-Core CPU clocked at 1.1 GHz with Qualcomm Adreno 304 GPU. The platform supports 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, FM Radio, 720P Video streaming, 480P recording at 30 FPS, 3 MP camera, dual-SIM connectivity with support for 4G, 3G and 2G networks. It also supports VoLTE and VoWiFi calls.
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JioPhone is smarter than all the feature phones out there but at the event no information about the operating system was revealed in the event, so there are few options here.
A heavily stripped down version of Android. Since Jio's apps were built for iOS and Android.So adapting them to an android based platform will be easier.
They could even build its own ecosystem for feature phones. But this would mean that rebuild its apps for the new platform and support it for a long-term.
JioPhone is being addressed as the next big thing in the telecom Industry. Reliance is targeting over 50 crore feature phone users in India who are not able to upgrade their devices due to the High costs of smart phones
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