Earlier this year after launching Android One brand in India, Google is now expanding its program to improve the affordable smartphone experience in other south Asian emerging markets, namely, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka.
Although the Google Android One project debuted in India in September, and now it looks like it will be making its first expansion to cover neighboring, and remind you that it already went on sale in the United Kingdom (UK) last month.
Google have already announced that a number of devices under the Android One banner will go on sale in these three markets over the “coming weeks“. In India, the Big G said that exiting partners Micromax, Spice and Karbonn – which released phones will also serve the aforementioned markets, as well as Bangladesh-based Symphony, which is already prepping to launch an Android One-powered phone called the “Symphony Roar A50”. Usually these devices would run stock-Android with updates from Google.
Also check this: Spice in India just last week, launched an HINDI version of Dream UNO H Android One phone, which imminently targets Hindi-speaking consumers in India.
Although Google on its official blog said that a wide range of manufacturers and network carriers in the Bangladesh will start selling Android One smartphones and Google partnered with OEMs such as Acer, Alcatel, ASUS, HTC, Intex, Lava, Lenovo, Panasonic and Xolo for its Android One project few months ago.
Intention with more hardware and carriers to launch Android One devices in more countries, we got to see how Google will be expanding to more markets with more devices in 2015. Good news it that many more people will soon have access to high-quality, affordable Android devices.