First Android One devices said to launch in September

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It’s been rather quiet on the Android One side since Google unveiled the new reference platform for low-cost smartphones at Google I/O 2014 in June. The idea behind it is to allow manufacturers to offer cheaper devices capable of running the latest version of Google’s software and services and offer a user experience consistent with that of higher-end devices. Google […]

Micromax looking to expand beyond India

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Smartphone maker Micromax may not be well known in Canada but five years after launching its first handset, it has become India’s second largest smartphone brand. Offering devices as low as US$50, it is on track to top sales of over US$1 billion in its current fiscal year. It sold 2.2 million smartphones in its last fiscal quarter and shows […]