It did take some time to Google to Bring the Android One Devices in India. Android One Devices are Low-Priced phones with decent specification and Stock Android.
Android One Was first announced at the Google I/O 2014 along with android Wear and Android in Car. The first lot of android one devices are launched in association with Karbonn, Spice and Micromax and will be available only through online retailers
All 3 devices have the same specifications will difference being only in the Looks and minor software changes.
|Android One Devices|
|Brand||Karbonn, Micromax , Spice|
|Screen Size||4.5 Inch LCD Display|
|Display Resolution||480 X 854p|
|Processor||1.3 GHz Quad Core Cortex A&|
|GPU||Mali 400 MP2|
|Memory||4 GB internal , Expandable Via Micro SD|
|Camera||5 Megapixel Primary, 2 Megapixel Secondary|
|OS||Android 4.4.4 (Kit Kat)|
|Price||Spice: Rs. 6299
Google has also tied up Airtel, leading carrier of India to provide Data for software Updates (OTA) free of cost and 200MB Data for downloading apps from Playstore for first 6 months. Google also announced a special YouTube app for the android one devices allowing users to download videos for playback in the absence of Data connection. To prevent unnecessary competition among sellers and retailers, each device will be available on different online retailers and they’ll be exclusive to them.
If everything goes right, Other Manufacturers including Acer, Asus, HTC, Lenovo, Panasonic and Xolo will be joining the Android One Project soon and the project will expand to other part of south East Asia.
Karbonn Sparkle V will be available only on Snapdeal for 6,399, Micromax canvas A1 on Amazon.in for 6,499 and Spice Dream Uno on flipkart for 6,299