MUMBAI, OCT 25, 2021
Jio Platforms and Google have jointly developed the Pragati operating system for JioPhone Next, which is expected to be in the market around Diwali, according to a video released by Jio on Monday.
The phone will use a language-translation tool as a special feature to enable communication between vernacular speakers in India.
Jio’s vision for India resonates with that of Google. Pragati OS – Pragati stands for progress – is powered by Android, is a result of this passionate effort bringing together best minds at Jio and Google.
JioPhone Next will have a translation feature working in 10 Indian languages. ‘Translate’ functionality allows user to have any screen translated to language of user choice. This allows users to read any content in their language of preference.
The JioPhone Next will have a Qualcomm processor and, will be manufactured at RIL group’s Neolync unit in Tirupati and Sriperumbudur.
The rich feature set of JioPhone Next will enable interaction with technology in a whole new manner.
Voice assistant helps users to operate the device (Open App, manage settings etc.) and get information/content from Internet easily in a language familiar to them.
‘Listen’ functionality allows user to have content on any screen read out to them by device. This allows users to consume content by listening in a language which they can understand.
The device is equipped with a smart and powerful camera which supports various photography modes such as Portrait mode allowing users to capture great photos with automatically blurred background.
Night mode allows users to capture great photos even under low light.
The camera app also comes preloaded with custom Indian augmented reality filters to enhance the pictures by associating with emotions and festivities.
The device supports all the available android apps which users can download and use in device via Google Play Store thus giving them the freedom to choose from lacs of apps available on the Play store. It also comes preloaded with a host of Jio and Google apps.
The JioPhone Next remains up to date with automatic software updates. The experience is only going to get better over time with the latest features delivered automatically. It also comes with security updates ensuring a hassle-free experience.
The newly designed Pragati OS, which is powered by Android, ensures optimum performance while ensuring long battery life.