RTV – The first phone with the Android One platform has been launched, the first time in India. Android One Smartphone price is quite cheap, but claimed without sacrificing quality.
“We plan to enter the Android One platform to Indonesian, the Philippines and South Asia at the end of this year, with other countries following in 2015,” said Sundar Pichai, Google’s executive vice president who heads the division of Android.
Sundar assesses in developing countries such as Indonesian, some people still find it difficult to buy a high quality smartphone. “Even the entry-level smartphone is still out of reach for many people. Remember that in these countries the state average monthly income in the range of USD 250,” wrote Sundar.
Therefore, the platform created by Google’s Android One. Although the price was in the range of a million dollars, Android One claimed to have high performance.
“They have high processing power, so you can get the information more quickly. They have a high quality camera both in front and behind. And for photos or videos, the phone can be expanded, its storage,” said Sundar.
“To ensure a consistent experience, Android One device will receive the latest version of Android straight from Google. So they will get the latest features,” added the man of Indian descent.
All three have identical specifications, such as MediaTek 1.3 GHz quad-core processor, 1GB of RAM, 4GB of internal memory, a MicroSD slot, 5 megapixel camera, 2-megapixel front camera and a 1,700 mAh battery. While the 4.5-inch screen resolution of 854 x 480 pixels. Fun again, already wearing the latest Android 4.4 operating system KitKat.
All three phones are sold in India starting price of USD 105 or in the range of USD 1.2 million. Sundar Pichai, senior vice president of Google claimed Android One was created so that more people can use a smartphone.
“Our goal is to develop high quality smartphones at affordable prices,” said Sundar. “Although there are 1.75 billion people in the world already have a smartphone, the majority of the world’s population, more than 5 billion, not have it,”
According to Sundar, many local and global vendors interested in developing a smartphone based on the Android platform One. Including Acer, Asus, HTC, and Lenovo. Even in future products, will be included chips from Qualcomm.
Sundar also promised Android One smartphone is among the most rapidly will get OS updates. “One of Android will be the first to get Updates to Android L,” Sundar said as quoted from BGR, Tuesday (16/09/2014).