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Android One is the newly announced platform for emerging markets

The Google I/O Keynote yesterday brought the announcement of Android One. Android One is a new platform, targeting emerging markets, where Google will create affordable smartphones, in order to help makers of smartphones who face the issues of the endless stream of upgraded phones that come out every year. It is a reference program that will allow manufacturers to easily choose what they want included in their smartphones to keep prices low. 

Shown off was a Smartphone launching in India that will cost $100 and is being made by Micromax. Google is working with them along with other companies like  Karbonn and Spice to target the five billion people on the planet who do not own a smartphone. 

Website Referenced: Engadget

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