Android One, Google's initiative to bring affordable smartphones to masses has just been launched in several African countries such as Egypt, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya Morrocco and Nigeria.
The Android One program for Africa begins with the Infinix HOT 2 which goes for sale at $88 or N17500 for the base model. The Infinix HOT 2 would be powered by a quadcore MediaTek processor, 1GB RAM with dual SIM support. The infinix HOT 2 would launch with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop which would upgraded to Android 6.0 Marshmallow once available.
The Infinix HOT 2 will be available in either 1GB or 2GB RAM variants and five colours; red, blue, black, white and gold. The 2GB variant will cost about $98 or N19500.
In addition to the Infinix HOT 2, Google also launched a new version of its Google Search and YouTube apps for Africa. The Google Search app has been optimized for devices with 512MB RAM. The YouTube app will allow users to store an unlimited amount of videos for offline viewing (48).Source:Google