Reliance Jio has launched the world’s top social networking site Facebook’s app for its effectively free Reliance JioPhone. Facebook app is available for all Jio Phone users via JioAppStore. The app is specially designed for Kai OS by Facebook. It supports push notifications, video, and links to external content.
As per the Reliance, the app will benefit the 50 Crore feature phone users in India. However the company didn’t clear the actual number of JioPhone users in the country. The Facebook app is optimized to successfully accommodate the cursor function on JioPhone. If you are JioPhone user, then you can download the facebook app on your phone.
“JioPhone is the world’s most affordable smartphone built with transformational technology especially for Indians to migrate from a feature phone to a smartphone. As promised, JioPhone will be home to the world’s leading applications, starting with Facebook. Jio, the world’s largest mobile data network, is built to empower every Indian with the power of data and JioPhone is an integral part of this Jio movement,” said Mr. Akash Ambani, Director, Jio.
“We are excited about our partnership with Jio and the opportunity to provide the best possible Facebook experience for millions of people using JioPhone,” said Francisco Varela, Vice President of Mobile Partnerships, Facebook. “Working with partners like Jio, we want to make sure everyone, everywhere has the opportunity to enjoy the benefits of being connected.”