Monday, December 22, 2014

Android One expands to Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sri Lanka

Back in September, we launched Android One in India—an initiative to make high-quality smartphones accessible to as many people as possible. In the last few months, the devices have been rolling out for sale online and in stores to Indians in cities big and small. And last week, our partner Spice launched another Android One phone—one made specifically for Hindi speakers.
Now we’re taking another step toward reaching the next five billion people: in the coming weeks, the Android One devices will start to go on sale in India’s neighboring countries of Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sri Lanka.

In these countries — with a combined population of over 200 million people — a wide range of manufacturers and network partners such as Banglalink will begin to sell Android One smartphones. In addition to Micromax, Karbonn and Spice, Bangladesh’s own Symphony will launch their first Android One phone with the Symphony Roar A50. All these devices will give people a high quality mobile experience for an affordable price, running stock-Android with updates from Google.

With more hardware and carriers launching Android One phones in more countries, we’re excited to see the diverse array of devices our partners will offer in 2015 and beyond.

Posted by Caesar Sengupta, VP, Product Management

35 comments:

  1. and pakistan.........?
    why pakistan has not...?

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    1. Google we need confirm date for Pakistan's market. we are waiting for this handset to launch in Pakistan too.

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  2. Good News for me.
    - Sri Lankan

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  3. I'd Love to get ONE in Bangladesh!!!!

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  4. Can we have at least redeeming Gift cards working in Bangladesh?! Pretty please! And Location reporting!

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  5. Hope the price will be similar to indian markets unlike other times when the phones are priced always higher compared to india in nepal

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  6. hope you'll be careful about pricing, as micromax a1 is charging higher price in Bangladesh comparing to india

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  7. When Android One users India will get lollipop, Please reply me.

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    1. Your phone won't get Android Lollipop and it is your fault


      Read more at: http://indiatoday.intoday.in/technology/story/your-phone-wont-get-android-lollipop-and-it-is-your-fault/1/408175.html

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    1. Same question to be answered Google. we need confirm date Google.

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  9. Android one users in Bangladesh without location reporting... Meh... Please enable location reporting in Bangladesh.

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  10. Android one users in Bangladesh without Google play purchases (not even through redeemable Google play gift cards)... Meh... Please enable at least redeemable Google play gift cards in Bangladesh.

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  11. Please do allow location reporting and offline youtube streaming in Bangladesh.

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  12. Great News!!waiting for it... #Bangladesh

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  13. Exciting News for the sub continent minus Pakistan.
    Google have a vision to expand its penetration in the subcontinent.
    wos.com.pk

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  14. Android One , I am waiting for you ........

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  15. Thank you Google please expand Nexus 6 also. im waiting for buy.

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  16. Great news, thanks again Google.
    From Sri Lanka.

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  17. Please enable device section in Google play store next.

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  18. Hopefully Google well lance more products like Google Now, maps traffic and public transit, Google Play Music, Devices and Books in Sri Lanka.

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  19. Developers of these countries need to sell their local android apps. Apps are the heart of android, right? So better start supporting payments, wallet, local bank transfer/transaction.

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  20. Thanks Android and Google, welcome to Sri Lanka.

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  21. Great News!!!We All Android Lover Bangladeshi Waiting For IT......

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  22. waiting for Android one in Nepal

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  23. I'm tremendously disappointed that Google has reneged on its promise to update Android One devices within 2 weeks of a new OS release as specified here: https://support.google.com/android-one/answer/6081779?hl=en&ref_topic=6081772

    To quote: "Android One devices receive the latest version of Android directly from Google. When a new update is released, it can take up to two weeks to reach your device."

    Instead of that, it's been MONTHS since Lollipop is out and my Android One device is still running KitKat. What the hell. Despite being a Google fan (obviously), I really think someone should take them to court over false advertising. Immediate updates were the ONLY reason I bought an Android One device and now I know that I should have purchased a Moto phone instead.

    Not cool Google - you can't let your OWN devices lag behind others when they already have standardized, certified hardware as specified by you!

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  25. Guys any further info on release dates in Sri Lanka and of phones.

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  27. When will Android One be available for Pakistan Market.
    Pakistan is one of the huge growing markets in mobiles phones for quite some time.
    Await for your confirmation for releasing in Pakistan soon.

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