Good news for Android fans in Nigeria. Android One is coming soon!
For those who many not know, Google — sorry Alphabet — started the Android One project in a bid to standardise Android phones, by giving manufacturers references, standards if you would, by which to build their phones.
Due to commoditization, smartphones are becoming increasingly ubiquitous, especially because the Android OS is open and free for anyone to use on their device. As a result, myriad of nameless, low quality brands began proliferating the market, particularly in emerging markets. This was giving Android a bad name, hence the Android One project. The idea was for
As with all Google’s similar experiments, the project kicked off first in India before expanding to other emerging markets including Pakistan, the Philippines and Indonesia. However, for some reason they managed to avoid Africa until now. That’s right, Android One is finally coming to Africa. Nigeria to specific.
We have it on good authority that
That’s as much we know for now. We will keep you posted on further developments.