New Delhi: Google launched a special version of the Google Assistant—the Google Assistant for the JioPhone in India.
The Voice Assistant, is built for India in both English and Hindi.
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“This will help bring the benefits of the Google Assistant to millions of first time internet users on the JioPhone with an intuitive voice-based user interface, along with a rich set of data services,” Caesar Sengupta, Vice President, Next Billion Users Team at Google, wrote in a blog.
The Assistant can help make phone calls, text, play music and videos, navigate and search the internet, and access other apps and services.
This is the first time Voice Assistant will be available in any feature phone.
The 4G and VoLTE-enabled JioPhone was launched on July 21 which is available free of cost with a deposit money of Rs 1,500.
Aimed at over 50 crore feature phone users, the 2.4 inch device has 2MP rear camera and houses 2000mAh battery. The JioPhone has a single Nano-SIM slot and a microSD card slot.