According to a report published by the Indian manufacturer Micromax, the company is going to announce the first smartphone running Android Go (Oreo Edition) at the end of January for the Indian market.
Price and specifications
The smartphone will be called Bharat Go and it will be an ultra-budget segment device. Bharat is a line of cheap devices for buyers who purchase a smartphone for the first time. While there are no exact characteristics of the device. But if you base on the requirements of the Android Go system, then the novelty will install 512 MB or 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of built-in. The price will not be more than $ 75.
This system is aimed at emerging markets, such as India, with a low number of smartphones in the country. In fact, this is a lite version of the new operating system Android Oreo with third-party applications and Google Play for "weak" smartphones. On average, the speed of opening the built-in applications (Go Edition) increased by 15%, and their "weight" by 50% also decreased. These applications include: Google Go, Google Assistant Go, YouTube Go, Google Maps Go, Gmail Go, Gboard, Google Play, Chrome and the new file manager Files Go.
Read in Russian: Micromax представит первый смартфон с Android Go уже в этом месяце