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Ola launches Ola Lite app for a better experience on budget devices

Cab hailing service Ola has launched the Ola Lite application for Android users in tier II and III cities that have poor internet connectivity. The Ola lite app is less than 1MB in size and will be beneficial for users who have budget devices.

Ola Lite is optimized to work with 2G and 3G networks, allowing you to book a cab even if your internet is not working properly. You can book autos, taxis, outstation cabs and rental cabs with hourly packages using this app.

About Ola Lite

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As mentioned earlier, Ola Lite is an application that is designed for entry-level smartphones. According to the description, the app is optimized to be used with 2G and 3G networks and is aimed at users based in tier ll and tier lll cities.

The lite version comes with almost same features as the full app. You can book Ola Auto, Share cab, Share express, Micro, Mini, Prime Sedan, Prime Play, SUV, and LUX rides. This means you can avail all the Ola services using the lite app.

Apart from local cabs, you can also book Outstation and Rental rides as well. This means you can take one-way or round-trip cabs or hourly package vehicles. It is useful app if your Android device does not have enough storage as this app is only 1Mb in size.

How to use Ola Lite

Ola Lite is easy to setup and use. You have to go to Google Play Store and download the app. Once installed, open the app and follow the on-screen instructions to start using the app. You can use this application to avail all existing Ola services.

Commenting on the launch, Ankit Bhati, Co-Founder and CTO of Ola, said,

“The launch of PWA technology represents another milestone in Ola’s commitment to building innovative technology that is made for India.   As the first ride-hailing app in the APAC region that is using PWA technology, this represents an important development that will enable us to reach an ever greater number of customers and driver partners in rural India. We have always said that addressing market needs is a key priority and this launch takes us one step further in our commitment to providing mobility for a billion Indians.”


Abhishek Bhatnagar

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