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This company will sell refurbished Android phones with all of Google’s services removed

This company will sell refurbished Android phones with all of Google’s services removed

Android and Google often go hand-in-hand, but for users who would prefer to not expose all their data to Google, privacy-focused distributions do exist. Now, one organization is looking to sell users popular phones pre-loaded with one of these Google-stripped Android forks.

Gaël Duval, the creator of the now-deprecated Mandrake Linux and a longtime open-source developer, launched /e/ OS in 2017 to “unGoogle” his smartphone.