Android One Stories March 12, 2020
[Update: Official fix available] The Android 10 update for the Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite appears to be bricking devices
The Android One program should mean that updates are pretty quick and pain-free, but as some Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite owners are finding, the Android 10 update has been pretty painful all things considered.
Android One Stories January 15, 2020
Android One Stories December 17, 2019
LG G7 One is first LG device in North America to get Android 10
Earlier this month, the flagship LG G8 ThinQ began to receive its Android 10 update, but only in South Korea. So far in the US, LG’s devices have stayed on Android Pie, sometimes to the point of being humorous. The LG G7 One, based on Android One, is receiving an update to Android 10, which is actually rolling out through carriers in North America.
Android One Stories October 9, 2019
Android One Stories September 3, 2019
Android One Stories August 16, 2019
Android One Stories August 15, 2019
Xiaomi Mi A3 w/ Android One will launch in India on August 21st
Xiaomi launched its latest Android One smartphone about a month ago in Spain. Now, the company has confirmed that India will get the Xiaomi Mi A3 on August 21st.
Android One Stories July 17, 2019
Xiaomi’s Android One devices have proved pretty popular for a few years now, and today, the third generation has been unveiled. The new Xiaomi Mi A3 offers up a new chipset, the same great software, and plenty of hardware goodies, too.
Android One Stories June 6, 2019
Nokia 2.2 goes official for €99 w/ Android One, removable battery, Assistant button
HMD Global hosted an event today where it officially unveiled its latest budget smartphone, the Nokia 2.2. The sub-€99 device is destined for Europe and India, here’s what you need to know.
Android One Stories April 30, 2019
After making its debut back at MWC 2019, HMD Global has just announced that the Nokia 4.2 is coming to the United States. The Android One smartphone will cost $189 and pre-orders officially open up today.
Android One Stories February 28, 2019
Android One Stories February 24, 2019
Android One quietly gets a new logo alongside MWC product launches
Android One has been around for a couple of years now, and the program has seen dozens of product launches in that time. Now, Google is giving the Android One brand a small refresh thanks to a brand new logo which quietly debuted recently.
Back before its revival, Nokia’s biggest claim to fame in smartphones was the attention-grabbing camera in the Lumia 1020. Today, the company has announced another device aimed at the photography market with the Nokia 9 PureView which houses not two, not three, but five cameras on the rear.
Nokia has seen explosive growth over the past couple of years, and the company isn’t slowing down with new models. Today at an event just ahead of MWC 2019, Nokia has announced a few new smartphones, including two new “mass-market” models. Here’s what you need to know about the Nokia 3.2 and the Nokia 4.2
Android One Stories December 5, 2018
Nokia has been on a roll in 2018 with some truly fantastic Android smartphones and today, its latest is official. The Nokia 8.1 has just been officially unveiled, here’s what you need to know.
Android One Stories November 21, 2018
Cheap Android smartphones come in all shapes and sizes, but their quality can vary wildly. Some OEMs put care into the product and experience their customers are buying, while others seemingly slap together some parts and put it out on the market, never to be thought of again. Lately, I’ve been testing out the Nokia 7.1 – here’s why I think it’s the best affordable Android phone you can buy today.
Android One Stories November 5, 2018
Motorola’s Android One smartphone coming to the US for $399
Motorola’s very iPhone-esque Android One smartphone, the Motorola One, will officially be available in the United States soon for $399 unlocked. The black variant can be ordered online from November 9th, while the white variant can be found in stores starting November 11th.
Android One Stories October 18, 2018
Google officially opens up Digital Wellbeing to Android One devices running Pie
One of the most exciting additions to Android Pie has been that of Digital Wellbeing. The handy tool makes it easy to keep tabs on your daily smartphone usage and cut back where needed. At launch, Google didn’t specify if this tool would be available on non-Pixel devices, but today, a changelog has confirmed that Android One devices will get in on the fun.
Android One Stories October 6, 2018
So the Nokia 7.1 was announced at a London event on the 4th of October, with yours truly heading to the showcase to directly check out exactly what this mid-range device has to offer. And my initial impression is that this smartphone actually surprised me a decent amount.
Android One Stories October 4, 2018
Nokia’s upper-midrange device the Nokia 7.1 was officially announced today at a London launch event. Somewhat expectedly, the device follows the design language of the previous Nokia 8 models, but with a typical 2018 notch, Android One, and an affordable price tag in tow. Here’s everything you need to know.
Android One Stories August 28, 2018
Android One Stories July 24, 2018
Android One Stories July 20, 2018
Nokia 6.1 Plus goes official w/ Android One, Nokia X6’s notched design for Hong Kong
Nokia’s partnership with Google on the Android One program has provided a lot of great devices, and this week it’s delivering the Nokia 6.1 Plus with a familiar design…
Android One Stories July 19, 2018
Leaked renders show off Xiaomi Mi A2 w/ Android One software, three color variants
Xiaomi officially announced an event for July 24th earlier this week where it will be unveiling its second Android One device, the Mi A2. Today, new renders of that device have hit the web.
Android One Stories July 16, 2018
Xiaomi officially teases its next Android One smartphone, the Mi A2
Xiaomi saw a lot of success last year with its first Android One smartphone, the Mi A1. Now, the company has officially released the first teaser for that device’s successor.
Android One Stories June 18, 2018
Xiaomi Mi A2, the company’s second Android One phone, leaks out on retailer site ahead of August launch
Android One’s popularity around the world isn’t slowing down at all, but one of the most successful device’s we’ve seen to date is that of Xiaomi’s Mi A1. Now, that device’s successor has appeared online ahead of launch…
Android One Stories May 29, 2018
At MWC in February, Nokia announced a series of smartphones that range from Android Go to midrange and flagship Android One devices. During an event in Moscow today, HMD Global launched devices for the lower-end of its portfolio that focuses on providing international audiences with pure Android and future updates.
Android One Stories May 4, 2018
Android 8.1 Oreo rolling out to Moto X4 on Android One
One of the most underrated mid-range devices of last year was the Moto X4. With its Android One variant, the phone is essentially a Pixel in a different case. Now, that variant is finally picking up Android 8.1.
Android One Stories May 3, 2018
If you go back just two years, Nokia was a name everyone remembered, but that meant nothing to the smartphone industry. Now, Nokia is quickly gaining traction, and for 2018, the company is about to deliver its first new device in the US with the Nokia 6.1.
Android One Stories February 27, 2018
Mobile World Congress generally brings us quite a lot of new smartphones, tablets, smartwatches and more all running Android. As most of the announcements have passed at this point, we thought we’d take a look at everything that’s new and what will be available in the coming year for Android One and Android Go.
Android One Stories February 25, 2018
Android One Stories February 22, 2018
Ahead of Mobile World Congress next week, where Samsung and others are expected to introduce the first 2018 flagships, Google is teasing the announcement of the first Oreo (Go edition) and more Android One devices from partners. Meanwhile, Android head Hiroshi Lockheimer also notes Google Assistant, Lens, and RCS developments.
Android One Stories January 31, 2018
Sharp ‘Android One S3’ debuts in Japan with a tough build and mid-range specs [Video]
Android One Stories December 26, 2017
Xiaomi Mi A1 picks up Android Oreo beta on Android One, adds fast charging
It came as a bit of a surprise earlier this year when Xiaomi announced that it would be joining Google’s Android One program with the Mi A1. Now, a few months later, that device is picking up an Android Oreo beta, and it’s finally adding support for fast charging…
Android One Stories December 22, 2017
Android One Moto X4 on Project Fi receiving 8.0 Oreo update today
One of the central tenants of Android One is fast updates and the Moto X4 that launched earlier this year for Project Fi was included in the update promise. Meeting an end of the year guarantee, 8.0 Oreo is now beginning to rollout for the device.
Android One Stories November 2, 2017
Android One Stories October 10, 2017
Android One Stories October 3, 2017
Android One Stories September 13, 2017
We’ve known for quite some time that Android One is going to make a debut in the United States, and just the other day we got new details about the Moto X4’s Android One launch. Today, we’re learning more about the other Android One device we told you about earlier this year, the HTC “Ocean Life.”
Android One Stories September 9, 2017
Today we got our first look at an Android One-branded Moto X4 from the ever-reliable Evan Blass, but here’s something you might not be aware of: we’ve been tracking this story here at 9to5Google for more than half a year now. The first rumors of the program’s launch in the US popped up back in January, and a few months later we got a sizable dump of information about the program from a source, some of which we published in April.
So what’s happening? How has Android One changed? Is the Moto X4 going to be the first Android One phone for the United States?
Android One Stories September 5, 2017
This past Friday, Xiaomi announced that it would be holding an event to unveil a new global smartphone series. That event took place earlier today in India, and the star of the show was Xiaomi’s first ever Android One device — the Xiaomi Mi A1.
Android One Stories September 1, 2017
Xiaomi — one of the largest smartphone manufacturers in the world — has announced that it will be holding an event on September 5 for an all-new smartphone series that will see a global launch. The company’s teaser video doesn’t reveal much about the upcoming event, but current rumors suggest this is where we’ll potentially see the announcement of Google’s latest Android One device.
Android One Stories June 30, 2017
Android One Stories May 18, 2017
Android Go, announced yesterday during the I/O 17 keynote, is Google’s new initiative to bring a speedy and optimized version of Android to sub-$100 devices. But since the long-available Android One platform aims to accomplish similar — albeit not identical — goals, we thought we’d ask Google exactly where Go sits in the new lineup. Not only did Google clarify the difference between them, it also (perhaps mistakingly) touched on the long-rumored launch of Android One for the US…