Android One – A Platform for Ultra-Cheap Smartphones

In this year’s Google I/O 2014, Google has announced Android One. Android One is a design reference platform which will allow the manufacturers to build ultra cheap smartphones.Android One provides the tailored-made feature set for the smartphones.

Sundar Pichai, Google’s Head of Android & Chrome Platform disclosing the Android One
Sundar Pichai, Senior Vice President at Google and Head of Android Platform, announced on the first day of the Google I/O 2014 that the company is willing to work with the manufactures to capture low range smartphone market.
The first smartphone under the Android One Platform comes from Micromax, second most popular smartphone brand in India.Other than Micromax, Google has roped in Karbon and Spice as their inital partners.
Alliance Companies for Google’s Android One Platform
With this alliance, it is clear that Google wants to capture the Indian smartphone market which is famous for the low range devices.Like what Motorola did with the success of Moto G and Moto E, Google also wants to get the similar success.

This Android One smartphones will provide feature like FM Radio, Dual SIM support, microSD card and a low price.

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