This phone costs $12

Its makers hope it will help close India’s digital divide. It’s not a smartphone, but a feature phone, that is, a simple handset with a keypad and a small screen. It’s called Jio Bharat. 250 million Indians still use 2G phones. But 2G technology is more than 30 years old. Its users can make calls and send texts but they can’t connect to the internet. Jio Bharat’s users can access 4G internet services from instant digital payments to music streaming