Aside from the fact that they are really affordable, Android One smartphones are almost always the first in line to receive the latest Android OS and security updates before their non-Android One counterparts. And this is because Android One phones are made and released in partnership with Google.
Its 2020 and you can still choose from a wide selection of Android One smartphones for a nice clean stock version of Google’s OS with the other benefit of 2 guaranteed years of OS and security updates. There are also a few manufacturers that make Android One smartphones. So what are the stock Android smartphones you can buy in 2020?
If you’d prefer to keep your budget lower, one phone worth considering is the Nokia 4.2. It has a 5.7-inch screen with a small waterdrop notch, supports Face Unlock, and has a metal & glass design. It packs the Snapdragon 439 processor, 32GB of internal storage, a fingerprint sensor, among others. It uses a Micro-USB charging port and costs approximately UGX 600,000.
The Nokia 6.2 has a 6.3-inch Full HD+ display and supports playing native HDR content and converting SDR videos into HDR. It has a 3,500 mAh battery, triple rear cameras, 4GB of RAM, and NFC for Google Pay. It uses the Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636 (14 nm) chipset, has 64GB internal storage, and a 16-megapixel primary camera among others. It costs approximately UGX 800,000.
The Nokia 7.2 has a durable aluminum frame with a glass back. It has a 6.3-inch display with a 2220×1080 resolution. It has a 3500mAh battery, USB-C for charging, and 128GB of internal storage. It uses the Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 (14 nm) chipset and costs approximately UGX 1,200,000.
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Nokia 9 PureView
If for you, the camera is one of the most important factors when buying a new phone, the Nokia 9 PureView is the answer. Fitted with a total of 5 cameras on the back —three of which are dedicated monochrome sensors while the other two capture color images— the Nokia 9 PureView manages to capture a big amount of detail. It also has a big OLED display and is powered by the Snapdragon 845 with an in-screen fingerprint sensor. It has 128GB internal storage and costs approximately UGX 2,000,000.
Xiaomi MI A3
The Mi A3 is made out of metal and glass, with scratch-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass 5 covering the front and back of the phone. It boasts a great battery life with 4300mAh battery, has a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a relatively good camera. It has a 720p display and an in-screen fingerprint sensor. It costs approximately UGX 1,000,000.
- Infinix Note 5
- Nokia X6 (Nokia 6.1 Plus)
- Xiaomi Mi A2
- Motorola One Vision
- Motorola One Power
- Google Pixel 4
- Google Pixel 3A XL
Presently, there are about 31 Android One smartphones out there in the market. To see a full list of these devices, check the official Android One page.