Google says working to bring low-cost phone to India in the fall

SAN FRANCISCO Wed Jun 25, 2014 11:23pm IST

Sundar Pichai, Google's senior vice president of Android, Chrome and Apps, speaks during his keynote speech at the Google I/O developers conference in San Francisco June 25, 2014.   REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

Sundar Pichai, Google's senior vice president of Android, Chrome and Apps, speaks during his keynote speech at the Google I/O developers conference in San Francisco June 25, 2014.

Credit: Reuters/Elijah Nouvelage

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Google Inc (GOOG.O) is working with three manufacturers to develop a sub-$100 smartphone for the Indian market this fall, getting Android software into one of the fastest-growing major mobile markets.

Those "Android One" phones would come with 4.5 inch screens, dual SIM cards and FM radio, Google senior vice president Sundar Pichai told the crowd at the company's annual developers' conference on Wednesday.

(Reporting by Alexei Oreskovic,)

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