Xiaomi India has launched its first ever Android Go phone aka the Redmi Go in India today at an event in New Delhi. The Redmi Go phone from Xiaomi will go against the Nokia 1 Plus which HMD Global launched at the Mobile World Congress 2019 and may soon bring it to India. The Redmi Go also goes against phones like Nokia 1, Samsung Galaxy J2 Core, Micromax Bharat Go and also JioPhone 2. The Redmi Go will be available for Rs 4,499 in India starting March 22 on Flipkart, Mi Home and Mi.com.
The key highlight of the Redmi Go phone is its software. The Xiaomi Redmi Go runs on Android Pie-based on Google’s Android Go program, a stripped-down version of Android. As for the design, the Redmi Go sports a plastic body, single camera on the front and the back and thick bezels on the sides. Let’s take a quick look at everything Xiaomi’s first Android Go phone – Redmi Go – offers to the consumers.
Redmi Go specifications
Display: The Redmi Go comes packed with a 5-inch HD display with screen resolution of 720p.
Processor: The Redmi Go is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 425 chipset.
RAM: 1GB RAM
Storage: 8GB of internal storage. The storage of the phone can be expanded up to 128GB via microSD card.
Rear camera: The Redmi Go includes a single camera set up on the back which sits right at the top like the Redmi 5A. The phone includes an 8MP camera on the back paired with LED flash.
Front camera: The Redmi Go includes a 5MP selfie shooter.
Battery: The Redmi Go is backed by a 3000mAh battery.
Software: The Redmi Go runs on Google’s Android Go program, a stripped-down version of Android. The software is based on Android Oreo.
Redmi Go key features
–Overall the Redmi Go looks good for its cheap price. The phone looks mostly like the Redmi 5A from both the front and the back side. Eventhough the phone has a plastic – metal build the Redmi Go phone appears to be pretty well built and feels extremely light in the hands.
–The Redmi Go comes with a single camera on both front and back. On the back panel, the phone also equips a LED flash which will enable users to click brighter pictures in darker situations, for example inside a room the phone will be capable of clicking decent pictures with a fair amount of details and also colours.