Google Lens to Translate Text on KaiOS JioPhone

To translate text, Google has added – Google Lens on KaiOS on which JioPhone runs. Thus now Indian smart Featured phone – JioPhone can use Google Lens to translate a text by pointing camera lens towards it. 

In the year 2017, India’s popular JioPhone hit the Android market and brought along a new wave of Smart Featured Phones. The device having based on KaiOS and now again come into the limelight as Google has yet again added a new feature to it.

The new feature for JioPhone has come after Google invested $4.5 billion for a 7.7% stake in Jio Platforms, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Reliance Industries Limited. It wasn’t long ago that Google announced launching 4G and 5G budget-friendly smartphones with Jio.

JioPhone is a smart features phone which is way more affordable than many Smartphones. With the currently prevailing Pandemic conditions and everything shifting online, Smartphones have somewhat become a necessity of life. JioPhones are simply a boon with minimum price and maximum features.

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India is a country of diversity and the same applies for its varied languages too. To offer everyone what they feel like home and overcome various barriers caused by languagesor illiteracy, this new move from Google is only helpful.

Google introduced integrated voice typing on KaiOS, voice-based language selection, and support for Indian languages to help first-time internet users overcome barriers to literacy and interact using technology.

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Google Lens on KaiOS JioPhone to Translate Text


Google Lens is yet another amazing feature from Google that let’s users translate a text by pointing the camera towards it. This has been helpful certainly for millions. And now with the introduction of Google Lens to KaiOS and JioPhone, many can take advantage of it.

All one has to do is point the camera at text they see, whichever form it may be- Document, letter, script, etc. and then Lens will translate it into more than 100 languages. The Lens can also speak the words out loud in preferred languages.

A Google Post on the newly introduced Google Lens for KaiOS read –

…Today we are extending this capability to the millions of Google Assistant users on KaiOS devices in India. From Assistant, they can click the camera icon to simply point their phone at real-world text (like a product label, street sign, or document, for example,) and have it read back in their preferred language, translated, or defined…

It has become now simpler to use Google assistant on Jiophone. All one has to do is – simply long press the center button from the home screen and you are all set to get started with Assistant. As of now, the Translation is available in languages like English, Marathi, Hindi, Bengali, Telugu, Tamil, and so on but will soon be available for many other languages.

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That’s all we have for now. I hope you have all found the article of use. In case you have any views on the Google Lens on KaiOS JioPhone, feel free to let us know in the comment section below. We will be glad to hear from you all!

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