Google plans to launch Android One smartphones in US

Back in 2014, Google along with the local and international OEMs have come to a decision of making low-cost entry-level Android smartphones run on Stock Android OS in some Asian countries. The first among them were launched officially on 2014 in India by Micromax, Karbonn and Spice and followed by other Asian and African countries. The new reports coming from The Information say that the Google is planning for a similar range of smartphones to be launched in the USA in Android One Branding.

Android One smartphones are praised due to their frequent and relevant Software updates and security patches directly from Google, instead of slower OEM updates. They get all the latest Android update for at least 2 years by the time, and the users can enjoy latest Android version on a low-budget smartphone without even having a Pixel or Nexus smartphones. Those devices which launched back in 2014 and later are now running on Android Nougat 7.1.1, which still even a dream for OEM made smartphone users.

Google’s Android One smartphones manufactured in cooperated with OEMs made a better way to stock android for everyone, but the hardware quality and features still remain as a negation. They couldn’t even make better-specced devices, at least to be considered s an average mid-ranger (there are few though). So the Google will reportedly to join with LG to make first Android One series devices, with some decent specs. The devices will be priced at $200 – $300 in US market by the middle of this year and expected to have a better popularity among people as the Google’s Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones are tagged te price almost near to an iPhone.


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