At this year's MWC, Google has shared some insight on how Android One has been performing over the past year. Well, for starters, the Android One presence in the low-end segment has grown 250% year-over-year.
And it shows. The growing popularity of the much-optimized and stripped-down Android One has led to numerous announcements of Android One devices over the past year or so. Even here in Barcelona, Nokia announced three new Android One-powered handsets - Nokia 9 PureView, Nokia 4.2 and Nokia 3.2.
In the meantime, Android Go has taken a huge chunk of the low-end segment as it delivers the best possible user experience on devices having just 1GB of RAM. Take the Nokia 1 Plus as an example.
Google also revealed that it's working with Qualcomm and MediaTek to bring chip-level support for Android's Neural Network API and ML kit.
Those are mid-rangers though.
And let's not forget that it's the custom UI that slows down the phone's performance. A 2GB RAM Android phone running on stock UI is so much different compared to a 2GB RAM Android phone running on custom skin. You won't feel the difference from a ph...