Google have successfully unveiled their first ever smartphone which will run on the new Android One platform. The Android One phone will run the Stock Android firmware and there will be no customized overlay as found in other manufacture company’s devices. The most interesting thing is the Ultra cheap price tag of this smartphone. This Android 4.4.4 KitKat device will be made available for $105 in India right now.
Moving towards the specs sheet as everyone here would be cautious what Android One has to offer in $105 tag. The Android One will have the 4.5 inch 854×480 resolution IPS display with id range ppi density. Under the hood the device will be powered by a 1.3 GHz Quad Core processor which is supported by a 1 GB of RAM. The device will have 4GB of internal storage which can be expanded with the help of a microSD card slot. Beside this the smartphone will support FM radio which is regarded as the essential part of a phone in these developing markets. The expected price of $105 is 6,399 Indian Rupees.
The best thing about this Android One smartphone is that It will be updated by Google itself, just same as the Nexus devices this particular smartphone will get the Android updates immediately after their release.
In Asian subcontinent India have been regarded as the biggest Mobile market in the world and since the increase in use of smartphones the companies like Microsoft and Google seems ready to accept the challenge by introducing such low budget devices to the market. Recently Nokia have introduced low budget Lumia smartphones boosting their sales in the country. Google will also like to focus the Android lovers in the area by introducing High End Android One smartphone with cheaper rates.
After India, Android One phones are set to make their way to Southeast Asian countries including Indonesia and the Philippines, Pakistan etc.