To build user’s trust on the manufacturers and their Android devices , this certification will assures that the Android devices they are purchasing are checked for compatibility and do not include any malicious .
To spot a certified Android while buying a smartphone , according to a blog post by Google, the certified devices would carry a Play Protect logo on the packaging .
Currently, there are 100+ partners who are making certified Android devices for their markets. The list includes the likes of Samsung, Motorola, HTC, LG, HMD, Xiaomi, etc. You can check the complete list here .