Google's Big Plans for Low-Cost Android One Phones in India

The Spice Android One Dream Uno smartphone Photograph by Kuni Takahashi/Bloomberg

With the Indian smartphone market booming, Xiaomi has made a splash with its weekly flash sales on Flipkart, an Indian rival to Amazon.com. When the Chinese smartphone brand conducted another of its sales on Tuesday, over 300,000 people registered to buy some 90,000 of its Redmi 1S phones priced at 5,999 rupees (or $98). In last week’s sale, the Xiaomi phones sold out in four seconds.

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