Google just made official the Android One platform in India. Spice Android One Dream was on news for some days as flipkart listed it briefly (Source : AndroidOS.in). Now, Google has officially announced the Android One and also the phones from Micromax, Karbonn and Spice. We’ll go into a quick review of Spice Android One Dream UNO Mi-498 with price, specifications, comparison, and much more!
Spice Android One Dream UNO Mi-498
Processor, Ram and Battery
Spice Android One Dream is powered by a 1.3 GHz quad-core processor Mediatek processor coupled with Mali-400 GPU. And the device is equipped with 1GB Ram. This brings us very good performance at the asking price. These specs were rumored from the days when google announced Android One at the Google I/O.
The battery unit on the Spice Android One Dream is 1700mAh. Which will translate to above the average battery life, as stock Android should translate into better battery life and performance. It should last a day on a moderate use.
Camera and Storage
The primary camera unit is a 5MP, which is totally average or above the average considering the price. The device is gifted with 2MP selfie unit for the selfie lovers. Coming to storage, the Spice Android One Dream comes with 4GB of internal storage with expandable memory upto 32GB.
Screen and Other features
Spice Android One Dream comes with a 4.5-inch 854×480 pixel resolution display. The display is also average, but is very good at the price. And the display has no protection such as Gorilla Glass or Dragon Trail (No mention of that until now). The phone comes with Android KitKat 4.4.4, which makes it a pretty good deal. It is to be also noted that the Android One project from Google is all set to be revealed this month. So, keep an eye on that!
|Model||Spice Android One Dream UNO Mi-498|
|Processor||1.3 GHz quad-core Mediatek processor|
|Display||4.5 inch 854×480 pixel display|
|Camera||5MP Primary/2 MP Secondary|
|OS||Android kitkat 4.4.4|
|Storage||4GB/Expandable up to 32 GB|
Price and Comparison
Spice Android One Dream is priced at Rs.6299 from Flipkart. Now, the real competition comes with the Xiaomi Redmi 1s and Moto e. Both of which are competitively priced and both have been well established in the Indian market. Also, don’t forget the Asus Zenfone 4 and 4.5. Oh I forgot, the cousins of the Spice Android One Dream UNO Mi-498 are also out there!
Overall, the handset provides comes with pretty good value at the price. The price is very tempting for a phone with this configuration. But, configuration and specs is not everything what it matters with Android One phones is the Nexus like update pattern and support for these phones, which is unmatched by any thing else.