Google has been talking about connecting the next billion. These are basically users in the emerging markets that would access the internet for the first time on a smartphone. Previously, Google had initiated Android One with an aim to make smartphones more affordable. This was achieved by giving vendors a reference device template to follow while running on stock Android software.
Android has grown to become a massive platform. It has 2 billion monthly active users and that number will only continue to grow. Today, Google announced two big updates to their upcoming version of the wildly popular operating system: Android O.