Weekly Poll Results: People Now Warming Up To Android One , Nexus Still Missed

With Android One phones picking up speed, we asked you if you thought that this line of Google-backed smartphones could take the place of the discontinued Nexus line?
The likes of Xiaomi Mi A1 and Motorola Moto X4 won the vote, though barely. A major concern was that these two are still running Nougat while the Pixels and supported Nexus phones are already on Oreo.

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People also wished for some higher-end specs – the Nexus were flagship phones, after all. We’re not sure if we’ll see that, instead phones like the new Nokias and OnePlus will be delivering pure Android and premium spec.

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There’s an argument to be made for keeping Android One true to its original purpose – affordable Android phones with reliable software. Like the recent KRACK vulnerability in Wi-Fi’s WPA2 showed, timely security updates are vital and customized Androids rarely get them quickly.

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