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Google making low-cost smartphone for emerging markets

Zone(s): Global ¦ Sector(s): Technology
[26 June 2014, Straight Times]  Google has announced it is working on a low-cost smartphone aimed at emerging markets as part of an initiative called Android One.  The Android-powered handset will be built with a basic set of features including FM radio, have a screen slightly smaller than five inches and be priced at less than US$100 (S$125), Google senior vice-president Sundar Pichai said at the start of the technology giant’s annual developers conference.

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