In this program Google selected Micromax, Spice and Karbonn for manufacturing these Android One devices FOR Indian markets which cost around $100 and also have similar specs and beautiful design. However, I am not going to talk about sales and figures as this program doesn’t look like have reached its potential.
But now, the story has a completely new chapter, Google already has rolled Android One phones in India and other Indian Subcontinents like Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka. Now Google has official announced that Android One Series is going to be launched in Indonesia later this month.
The biggest highlight of this launch is that, Google will also bring-in the latest version of Android Lollipop which 5.1 to these devices. The companies (device name) chosen for android one series in Indonesia are Evercross (One X), Mito (Impact) and Nexian (Journey).
Specifications of Android One Smartphone (Indonesia)
All the device have same specs; 4.5 inch FWVGA display, Cortex A7 1.3 GHz quad core processor, 1 GB Ram, Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system, 5 megapixel rear and 2 megapixel front camera, 8 GB internal storage, microSD card slot up to 32 GB, 2X micro SIM and 1700 mAh lithium-ion rechargeable batteries but phone design will not be identical.
Price of Android One Smartphone (Indonesia)
The phone is expected to be priced around $100 US dollars which is about 1263000.00 Indonesian rupiah.
Other than that Telkomsel a mobile service provider will provide free over-the-air (OTA) updates and 200 MB of data per month for free (only for Google Play Store) for first six months of buying this device.