Linux-based Smart Feature Phones

created Apr 8, 2019

"Linux-based 4G phones with Google Assistant sold for $7 in Indonesia"

https://tuxphones.com/smart-feature-phones-revolution-kai-os/

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19590428 - 199 comments


https://www.kaiostech.com/meet-the-apps-available-on-kaios/

https://tuxphones.com/linux-smartphone-app-design-gtk-gnome-tutorial/

https://tuxphones.com/gnome-desktop-phosh-ready-for-purism-necunos-linux-smartphones/

https://www.kaiostech.com/the-birth-of-the-smart-feature-phone-revolution/

"New Jio Phone 2- Quick Specifications, Features || QWERTY Keypad, WhatsApp Support" - 2018 - looks like old Blackberry with physical QWERTY keyboard. It runs KaiOS. Cost: RS 2,999.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dZV114rI1qw

https://blog.whatsapp.com/10000649/WhatsApp-for-JioPhone-on-KaiOS