The month of September has just gotten a lot more interesting, on top of IFA 2014 which will be starting tomorrow, Apple’s event on 9 September 2014, and a regional event from Sony, we now have one more thing to look forward to as Google sends out invitations for an event happening in India on 15 September 2014.
The internet giant recently sent out invitations to media, telling them to “Block your Date” “for an exciting new announcement from Google. Since the event will be held in India, it is believed that the company will finally be announcing new devices for its Android One program, Google’s initiative to create high-quality smartphones with an affordable price. The company is reported to be partnering with various manufacturers such as Karbon, Spice and Micromax.
Google Android One was announced about two months back at the company’s I/O event. The devices will run on stock Android like Google Nexus devices, and will be priced between RS6,000 to RS10,000 in India, that’s about RM320 to RM530. During the announcement of Android One, Micromax showed off a sub-USD$100 smartphone that features a 4.5” display, dual-SIM, SD card slot and FM radio.
Are you excited to see high-quality affordable smartphones made by Google? 15 September 2014 is the date to mark on your calendar.