With the start of Google I/O 2014 keynote, Google has just announced “Android one” by which Google is working with local manufacturers to produce smartphones under $100.
- Stock Android operating system just like Nexus devices
- Automatic updates
- Auto-app installs
The initial smartphones under these projects will be launched in India. Google is collaborating with three local manufacturers / OEMs in India to roll out these devices. The Indian manufacturers which form part of this program are:
- Micromax Mobiles
- Karbon Mobiles and
- Spice Mobility
One of devices from Micromax was teased during the keynote which comes with 4.5 inch screen, dual SIM support and FM Radio support.
We will keep you updated as and when we hear more about Android one. Stay tuned.