Category: feature phones

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May 22, 2019

KaiOS raises $50M, hits 100M handsets powered by its feature phone OS

While Android and iOS have locked up the market for smartphone operating systems, a feature phone platform that has the distinction of being the world’s third biggest mobile OS is announcing a hefty round of funding to continue its expansion. KaiOS, which makes the OS...


by Ingrid Lunden in cathay innovation
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February 25, 2019

KaiOS, now with 85M feature phones shipped, doubles down with Google, carrier deals and more

As the rate of smartphone sales continues to slow down and decline, a software startup called KaiOS — which launched in 2017 from the ashes of Mozilla’s failed Firefox OS mobile project as a provider of an internet-based feature phone OS, feature phone apps, and corresponding...


by Ingrid Lunden in feature phones