1. Spice launches Android One smartphone in international markets

Spice launches Android One smartphone in international markets

In Indonesia, Spice launches Android One phones under the brand name Nexian Journey One

By: | New Delhi | Published: February 6, 2015 2:00 PM

After an impressive launch in India, Spice Mobility today launched its Android One smartphone internationally in Indonesia, Nepal and Sri Lanka to increase its international footprint and cater to the fast growing mobile phone markets in Asia.

With an increasing demand for smartphones in these countries, the company anticipates an excellent response from customers towards the popular Android One smartphone, launched in association with Google.

Commenting on the announcement, Prashant Bindal, CEO, Spice Mobility Ltd, said “We are pleased with the customer response towards the Android One phone in India and are confident that the product will be equally successful in these markets as well, enabling us to strengthen our position in the international mobile market.”

In Indonesia, Spice Mobility has launched the Android One phones under the brand name Nexian Journey One, which will be the first brand in the world to launch Android One with the latest version of Android Lollipop 5.1. The latest version of the operating system offers improved battery life, enhanced security features and smarter notifications.

The Android One smartphone is a dual SIM 3G smart device, powered with 1.3 GHz Quad core processor. The phone has a sleek design with a 11.43 cm (4.5 inch) IPS display and features an expandable storage capacity of 32GB to store a large amount of music, movies, photos and video files. The device has 5 MP auto focus rear camera and 2 MP front camera.

Spice Mobility also recently announced an investment of Rs 500 crores to set up a local manufacturing unit in Uttar Pradesh to expand its operations in the country and cater to export markets. The company has a strong market position in India, primarily catering to Tier II and Tier III markets with an affordable range of phones.

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