Commuters walk past a board advertising Reliance Jio in Mumbai on June 19, 2020. Photo: AFPCommuters walk past a board advertising Reliance Jio in Mumbai on June 19, 2020. Photo: AFP
Commuters walk past a board advertising Reliance Jio in Mumbai on June 19, 2020. Photo: AFP

Can Google and Jio convert India’s feature phone diehards into Android smartphone owners?

  • Google is partnering with Indian giant Jio to build an entry-level smartphone
  • Despite the efforts of Chinese brands like Xiaomi, Vivo and Oppo to crack the market, only a quarter of Indians own a smartphone

Topic |   Smartphones
Commuters walk past a board advertising Reliance Jio in Mumbai on June 19, 2020. Photo: AFPCommuters walk past a board advertising Reliance Jio in Mumbai on June 19, 2020. Photo: AFP
Commuters walk past a board advertising Reliance Jio in Mumbai on June 19, 2020. Photo: AFP
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