A few hours ago Google It has officially launched the first mobile devices in the India with Android One, its new platform economic smartphone but quality intended initially for the emerging markets.
With Android One, the search engine company wants to offer customers in emerging countries the best Android experience without having to do a large economic outlay, where at most times you have to pay more than what you earn in a couple of months to access a good phone.
Android One, the range of Google entry for emerging countries
Google with Android One in this new range of devices offer a range of input with good hardware smatphones, direct updates from Google for two years, without customizations of manufacturers (as in the Nexus), and the best rates for data thanks to agreements with local operators.
Android One, first models for sale in India
The first Android One to the market are Sparkle V Karbonn, Micromax Canvas A1 and Spice Dream one. They are on sale from today only in the India through these local manufacturers. Their prices are of 6.399 Indian rupees, about 89 euros to change. In addition, the operator Airtel India offers a 200 MB plan month in which Google Play downloads will not count.
These three models are exactly the same hardwarde and virtually the same appearance. They are equipped with a 4.5 inch FWVGA (854 x 480 pixels), Quad-core processor MediaTek cortex A7 to 1.3 GHz Quad-Core, 1 GB RAM, 4 GB of internal memory expandable with microSD (series come with a 8 GB), 5 MP and 2 MP camera, Dual SIM, battery of 1700 mAh and the latest version of Android 4.4 (KitKat). Google has already reported that these models updated to the new version of Android when launched it.
Android One, partners
Google has started the adventure with Micrmax, Spice, Karbonn and MediaTek, but companies such as Acer, Alcatel OneTouch, Asus, HTC, Lenovo, Panasonic and Qualcomm, among other manufacturers have joined the platform.
Android One, available in more countries
After this initial launch in the India, Google will launch before the end of this year devices Android One in Indonesia, Philippines and Asia (Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka) South. In 2015 will reach more countries.