Google to Launch Android One for Sale in Philippines

The Android One series of Smartphones are the entry level smartphones launched by Google and manufactured by different manufacturers like Micromax and Spice Mobile. At the initial stages it was difficult to sell out those phones but because of good support those phones have received it has been easy to target the Indian market.

Android One

Seeing the rate of success Google, the search giant now pushes the Android One series of Smartphones in Philippines also, The Android One Smartphones. But the Android One series won’t be manufactured by the Indian Smartphone giants there, according to Google, it has partnered with MyPhone and Cherry Mobile and would be launching the Phones soon in the Smartphone market of Philippines.

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Few days back the Android One project was taken out of India and expanded it in countries : Indonesia, Nepal and Sri Lanka, in these countries the Smartphone would be manufactured by Spice Mobile which already manufactures Android One Phones in the Indian Smartphone market.

According to the news, Google has also joined hands with the telecom operators “Smart” and “Sun Cellular” which would provide free Android updates, not only Android OS updates but also 200 MB worth of app downloads from Google Play each month for Six months without any charge for the usage of data. The Android One phones will go on sale in Philippines in the coming weeks and a price-tag around P5000.

Specs of MyPhone UNO and Cherry One.

The specs are not much different from the existing Android One Phones, Here are the specs :

  • 4.5-inch FWVGA display
  • 1.3GHz MediaTak Cortex A7 quad-core processor
  • 1GB of RAM, 4GB of internal storage, microSD card slot
  • 5MP rear camera
  • 2MP front camera
  • Dual-SIM support
  • 1700mAh battery
  • Android 5.1

It is said that the Android One Smartphones would be the first set of Smartphones that would get the Android 5.1 Lollipop updates officially. The Sale will begin within a coming weeks.

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