For a few months now we’ve been listening to about rumours of Google nipping the Nexus idea within the bud and changing it with a brand new idea referred to as Android Silver. Or maybe holding Nexus going and nonetheless doing one thing referred to as Android Silver - studies, as all the time, are many and conflicting.
The Android Silver program, which regardless of conflicting rumours on its intent, virtually definitely exists, as Google engineers have gone on document speaking about it, was apparently designed to create excessive-finish smartphones, a inventory consumer interface and common updates to the working system. These can be made by third half producers similar to HTC, Samsung, and the remaining. It had the potential to name concerning the finish of the Google Play Edition handsets and excited Android followers everywhere in the world.
Now a brand new report from The Information suggests Google has put the challenge on maintain. Just to warn you, to entry the unique supply of the story you will have to log in or signal as much as The Information. The Information was first to interrupt the information of the Android Silver undertaking again in April and reported Google was planning to commit over $1 billion to the undertaking.
Back in July Nikesh Arora, Google’s Chief Business Officer, left the corporate and it dealt an enormous blow to the venture. Arora oversaw Google’s partnerships between hardware producers and networks, with out him it has confirmed troublesome to maintain the undertaking ton monitor.
The report additionally revealed Google’s companions haven’t been as eager on the thought as potential shoppers. Unnamed producers have been not sure how the challenge would have an effect on enterprise usually.
For the time being it appears Google has put the undertaking on ice and can proceed on with the Nexus household for the foreseeable future.
Google is presently launching its Android One household of units in India and might be drawing consideration away from the Silver Program. Google is tapping into a very profitable market with the Android One undertaking because it brings reasonably priced smartphones to a market of over a billion individuals.