Google Android One Smartphones to Launch in India Today: Live Blog is Here

By Vivek

    Today, Internet search engine giant Google will officially announce its first set of Android One devices in India. This is the global launch of the official Android One initiative as a whole.

    As far as the smartphone makers that will be participating in today's Delhi based Google event are concerned, they would be Spice, Micromax, and Karbonn. More participants could be announced today. Thus, we can at least expect a three Android One smartphones today.

     

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    Anyways, to make the entire event for those who wouldn't be watching live, GizBot will be reporting from the event directly via live blogging below.

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    Sep 15, 2014 | 16:40:08
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    Sep 15, 2014 | 16:08:06
    Google launches @spice_mobiles Dream Uno Mi-498 #AndroidOne phone at Rs.. http://t.co/NJJDKALEiQ #GizBotAndroidOne http://t.co/eLl3kPFSSL
    Sep 15, 2014 | 16:00:43
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    Sep 15, 2014 | 15:28:39
    Karbonn Android One Sparkle V Red Announced Available on @snapdeal Rs 6,399 http://t.co/Z6QEo9fdIa #GizBotAndroidOne http://t.co/1heRI9RFQX
    Sep 15, 2014 | 15:23:37
    Micromax #CanvasA1 #AndroidOne Smartphone Unveiled With Android KitKat http://t.co/SQYFLkISCF #GizBotAndroidOne http://t.co/ciXftJyNdQ
    Sep 15, 2014 | 14:39:30
    Karbonn Sparkle V Red Announced: Available on Snapdeal at Rs 6,399 http://t.co/QZWyeREkWX #GizBotAndroidOne http://t.co/AK7BTLaAOA
    Sep 15, 2014 | 14:23:53
    Spice Dream UNO:1.3GHz quad-core CPU, 1GB RAM, 4GB native storage, 32GB Exp dual-SIM, 5MP, 1700 mAh #GizBotAndroidOne http://t.co/fetcvXzMDc
    Sep 15, 2014 | 14:21:35
    And that's the @spice_mobiles handset! Dream UNO http://t.co/zFxUnvtLtm #GizBotAndroidOne like it? #GizBotAndroidOne http://t.co/ZhfOW2i13E
    Sep 15, 2014 | 14:14:26
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    Sep 15, 2014 | 14:13:54
    Google #AndroidOne powered #Micromax, #Karbonn and #Spice smartphones officially launched http://t.co/zFxUnvtLtm #GizBotAndroidOne
    Sep 15, 2014 | 14:00:56
    Karbonn Sparkle V runs on Android 4.4 KitKat that will upgrade to newer version of Android. #GizBotAndroidOne http://t.co/96Up1gbgum
    Sep 15, 2014 | 13:40:15
    Next-Gen Android One smartphones to run on Qualcomm chipset #GizBotAndroidOne #AndroidOne
    Sep 15, 2014 | 13:38:13
    Android One smartphones to be available via offline mode, starting October 2014 #GizBotAndroidOne #AndroidOne
    Sep 15, 2014 | 13:33:33
    Sundar Pichai: " Android One smartphones are real computing devices " #GizBotAndroidOne #AndroidOne
    Sep 15, 2014 | 13:30:17
    Karbonn Sparkle V will be exclusively available on Snapdeal #GizBotAndroidOne
    Sep 15, 2014 | 13:28:13
    Karbonn Sparkle V is handy with a colourful bold google designed interface making it an intuitive experience for the user #GizBotAndroidOne
    Sep 15, 2014 | 13:24:52
    Karbonn Sparkle V comes with 1700 mAh Battery and 1 GB RAM #GizBotAndroidOne #AndroidOne http://t.co/ei0n9oK5qE
    Sep 15, 2014 | 13:24:05
    Google to expand Android one initiative to other South East Asian countries #GizBotAndroidOne #AndroidOne
    Sep 15, 2014 | 13:21:37
    Google announces partnership with Qualcomm #GizBotAndroidOne #AndroidOne
    Sep 15, 2014 | 13:21:19
    Karbonn Sparkle V, comes with Dual SIM, Android 4.4 OS 4.5 inch Display, 5 MP Primary Camera #GizBotAndroidOne http://t.co/1e9PO0a0XP
    Sep 15, 2014 | 13:20:41
    Sundar Pichai announce #AndroidOne for India with Micromax, Spice and Karbonn smartphones! #GizBotAndroidOne http://t.co/uvwyMQtkyw
    Sep 15, 2014 | 13:18:16
    Apart from existing partners, these following vendors would be launching Android One phones #GizBotAndroidOne http://t.co/LX2MMSCcC4
    Sep 15, 2014 | 13:17:32
    Basically Android One is all about Google apps, including @YouTube #GizBotAndroidOne #AndroidOne http://t.co/hsqiOSY8Dy
    Sep 15, 2014 | 13:15:08
    Offer zone: Here's what you get 200 MB data free by @airtelindia for its customers #GizBotAndroidOne #AndroidOne http://t.co/c2Rae504Zg
    Sep 15, 2014 | 13:14:42
    @Karbonnmobiles_ announces Sparkle V on Snapdeal at Rs 6399 #GizBotAndroidOne http://t.co/k6SMwls2os
    Sep 15, 2014 | 13:12:14
    Play newsstand App is coming to India, starting from tomorrow #GizBotAndroidOne #AndroidOne http://t.co/JZFc0yhRFs
    Sep 15, 2014 | 13:11:50
    Google launches its Android One smartphones in India : Price starts at Rs. 6,399 #GizBotAndroidOne #AndroidOne http://t.co/ijw7WP7Lu1
    Sep 15, 2014 | 13:09:09
    All Android one smartphones to get android L update first #GizBotAndroidOne #AndroidOne http://t.co/UOtW5tdkDY
    Sep 15, 2014 | 13:00:38
    Karbonn Sparkle V Red #AndroidOne already up on @snapdeal http://t.co/6lQA0bmXeS #GizBotAndroidOne
    Sep 15, 2014 | 12:41:05
    Finally, we have been embargoed!! We can't tweet till the launch is official. #GizBotAndroidOne
    Sep 15, 2014 | 12:36:12
    Rajan Anandan , MD , Google India is on the stage #GizBotAndroidOne #AndroidOne http://t.co/B1EJ3oumQF
    Sep 15, 2014 | 12:35:57
    Spice Android One Dream UNO Mi-498 specs,price accidently listed & removed by Flipkart http://t.co/lN8kva14eY #GizBotAndroidOne #AndroidOne
    Sep 15, 2014 | 12:31:50
    It's taking too much time. Excited! #GizBotAndroidOne #AndroidOne http://t.co/HAj37un1UE
    Sep 15, 2014 | 12:31:20
    Spice, Micromax and Karbonn to launch Android One smartphones today http://t.co/0gl9AuCKbU #GizBotAndroidOne #AndroidOne
    Sep 15, 2014 | 12:15:54
    We're seated three rows back , just to get clear and sharp photos #GizBotAndroidOne #AndroidOne
    Sep 15, 2014 | 12:10:21
    The stage is huge and massive http://t.co/JughnPLDDn #GizBotAndroidOne #AndroidOne http://t.co/QVkf6OPb3T
    Sep 15, 2014 | 12:01:04
    The room is lit up in white and blue #GizBotAndroidOne #AndroidOne http://t.co/L9CW8YiBw5
    Sep 15, 2014 | 11:56:10
    And we're on our seats! #GizBotAndroidOne #AndroidOne http://t.co/QuPdrbWQ7y
    Sep 15, 2014 | 11:38:19
    What do you want to see most day: affordable smartphones ? #GizBotAndroidOne
    Sep 15, 2014 | 11:30:10
    Sundar Pichai , SVP, Android, chrome and Apps , Google will deliver the keynote #GizBotAndroidOne
    Sep 15, 2014 | 11:28:45
    Google's event is set to start at 11:45 a.m #GizBotAndroidOne http://t.co/v54nTlS9aX
    Sep 15, 2014 | 11:16:33
    Google's event is set to start at 11:45 a.m #GizBotAndroidOne
    Sep 15, 2014 | 11:11:08
    Welcome to GizBot's live coverage of today's Google event in New Delhi, India #GizBotAndroidOne http://t.co/eg2LziInw7
    Sep 15, 2014 | 11:07:04
    We're live blogging from #GoogleAndroidOne India event, Sunder Pichai will unveil the handsets, Stay tuned #GizBotAndroidOne

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    Also, an interesting thing about today's event is that this is the first time, Android chief Sundar Pichai will be hitting the stage to unveil the new devices in a couple of hours from now. An India-born senior vice-president of Google, first unveiled Android One during his keynote address at Google's annual event in San Francisco in June 2014.

    Via Android One program, Google offers manufacturers to customize the operating system and other software and lets them bundle it with Google's own services such as its search engine.

    The Android One program would cement Google's position in the low-cost smartphone segment for the "next billion" users, especially in developing countries like India.

    The event will kick off at 11:30 AM IST and you can follow up with the updates below:

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