Google really wants everyone around the world to own a new Android smartphone which is why the Big G just launched the new BQ Aquaris A4.5 in Spain and Portugal. Android One was created to help those in emerging markets get a taste of what smartphones are intended to be, and the newest launch by Google just landed sporting mid-range specs.
The Android One BQ Aquaris A4.5 sports a 4.5” display with a 540 x 960 QHD resolution. The 245 ppi is a lower resolution, but comparable with other Android smartphones in the same price range. The A4.5 also features a MediaTek quad-core processor clocked at 1GHz, 16GB internal memory, 8MP rear camera, 5MP front camera, and a 2470 mAh battery.The new Android One does offer the best in connectivity with Dual SIM card slots, 4G LTE, and Wi-Fi.
With all that’s included, the launch price of the new handset through Google’s Android One will only set you back $193. This equals out to an equivalent to only 170 Euro for those in Spain and Portugal.
For those who may be worried about future updates, Google guarantees it will continue to update the BQ Aquaris for at least another 24 months. The good news is that Lollipop will come preinstalled as Android 5.1 will work out of the box. With Google’s new Android 6.0 operating system due to be launched starting next month, this could mean a Marshmallow update for the BQ Aquaris A4.5 Q1 of 2016.
We’ll keep you updated on the new Android One Aquaris A4.5 launch including where and when it may be seen in a market near you.