Google to launch Android One for Philippines market


Search engine giant Google has launched its Android One smartphone in the Philippines as a part of offering low-cost devices that run on the latest version of Android. The search engine has joined hands with the local operators Cherry Mobile and MyPhone for the launch of the device in Philippines.


The scheme made its debut in India in 2014. The operators will launch one handset each. Google says that the Android One phone will reach the store shelves in the upcoming weeks but the prices of the device has not yet been revealed. The search engine has also promised that the new devices will be cost effective with the latest Android Lollipop.

it can be predicted that the new Android One Handsets will cost around $100 an the ones which will be launched in Philippines will not have the top end models. The devices by both the operators will feature 4.5 inch display, MediaTek Cortex 1.3 Ghz quad core processor, dual SIM slots, 1 GB RAM, five mega pixel rear camea and a two mega pixel sensors, 1700 mAh battery, 8 GB onboard storage and both the devices can be expandable up to 32 GB.

Philippines has become the sixth nation where the search engine has taken Android One to after the launched in India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.

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