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Google Android One expands to more countries, now includes Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka

cjmagowan  —  4 years ago ( Dec 23, 2014 )    |    Technology


As Google hopes to extend its reach to every market segment in the world, the search and platform giant is expanding its Android One initiative to more countries. It was launch first in India and now Google will be opening its doors to other countries in Asia namely: Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka.

In the next few weeks, customers from these Asian countries will be able to get Android powered devices from Micromax, Spice, Karbonn and the new ROAR A50 from Symphony (a Bangladesh-based phone maker) under Google’s Android One initiative. Android One devices coming from these named handset manufacturers will be sold at a price of $100 and below with a guaranteed support and update straight from Google.

Google is gradually stepping forward to make Android One a successful project and as it moves along, the company believes that 2015 is a potential year to leap forward and bring more Android devices in more areas. Initially Google has already named well-known key players in the mobile industry supporting Android One with some of which are HTC, Lenovo, Acer, Asus, Alcatel and Panasonic. While these manufacturers still haven’t had any Android One devices available in their portfolio by they sure does promise to bring out Android One devices in the near future.