General Mobile Stories July 23, 2019

General Mobile attempted to pass off community build as official Android Q beta

When Google rolled out Android Q beta to the first — and so far only — wave of non-Pixel phones, there were companies who were left out of the action. General Mobile, an OEM based out of Turkey, was among these, but they decided to take matters into their own hands by using an Android Q build from the developer community.

General Mobile Stories February 23, 2018

We already know that we’ll be seeing the first Android Go-powered smartphones debut at MWC 2018 next week, and ahead of the event, one of those has seemingly leaked.

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General Mobile Stories November 6, 2016

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Google’s Android One program has been pretty quiet over the past couple months. The last device released, the Sharp 507SH, landed in Japan but with Android Marshmallow out of the box. Since then Nougat has been released and now General Mobile has announced the GM 5, the first Android One device to launch with the latest version of Google’s mobile OS…

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General Mobile Stories February 22, 2016

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Last we heard of Android One, Google was reportedly loosening hardware restrictions placed on manufacturers and planning a re-launch in the coming months. At MWC, General Mobile is releasing a GM 5 Plus Android One device that costs nearly $300 and has high-end specs like USB Type-C and fast charging.

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General Mobile Stories May 12, 2015

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Sundar Pichai announcing Android One at Google I/O last year

Ten months after Sundar Pichai announced Android One at Google’s I/O developer conference last year, the program to bring quality and affordable smartphones to developing markets is expanding outside of Asia for the first time. Android One’s latest expansion into Turkey marks the seventh market for the program as it moves into Europe.

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