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Android One: Sub-$100 Phones, Nexus Style Updates


Android One: Sub-$100 Phones, Nexus Style Updates

News Richard Goodwin 18:eleven, 25 Jun 2014

Google has confirmed its Android One initiative to deliver reasonably priced, top quality handsets to rising markets

Google’s Android One venture goals to convey reasonably priced, excessive-high quality handsets to rising markets. The corporate stated it needs to energy the subsequent billion-or-so smartphone customers, and it’s going to do it by permitting OEMs to supply respectable, sub-$one hundred smartphones in report time.

Android One handsets will run a inventory configuration of Android – a la Google’s Nexus line of drugs – and all updates can be down OTA, mechanically. Meaning customers’ will get the newest software program as quickly as it's out there.

The thought right here, once more, is just like what Google is doing inside Android L – making Android look the identical, regardless of you’re viewing it on. With Android L, Google’s speaking about TVs, PCs and your telephone and pill.

However price range, sub-$one hundred handsets are Google’s bread and butter, they’re additionally the quickest rising phase of the cellular area, too, which means it is extremely a lot in Google’s greatest pursuits to make sure a seamless expertise throughout the board. Nobody will get left behind on this regard. 

Android One might additionally assist to alleviate fragmentation and non-ASOP handsets in areas like China, India and different elements of Asia and South America. 

The primary handsets launched underneath the Android One banner will function Twin-SIM help, SD-help and a four.5in show. India would be the first nation to expertise Android One by way of the next networks: Karbon, Cromax and Spice. 


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