Normally, the low-end gadgets hardly get an opportunity to get up to date to the newest iteration of Android. With a purpose to change this situation, Google got here up with the Android Go initiative in order that the entry-level gadgets additionally get the newest Android updates and is supposed particularly for the rising markets.
Provided that the Android Go was just lately introduced together with a slew of different India-first services and products, it appears like a big wave of Android Go smartphones will likely be launched within the nation within the close to future. We already noticed that Lava could possibly be prepping to launch an Android Go cellphone. Now, Micromax appears to have been added to the record. Notably, the Android Go smartphones can have 1GB RAM or much less as these will likely be entry-level gadgets.
Taking the clue from a report by Issue Each day, it appears like Google has teamed up with a few of the India-based smartphone manufacturers corresponding to Micromax, Intex, Karbonn, Lava and others to launch the Android Go (Android Oreo) smartphones. It’s believed that these smartphones will likely be priced round $30 (approx. Rs. 2,000) and could possibly be launched ranging from this month.
The Android Go smartphones in query will characteristic the newest model of the platform and can characteristic lower than 1GB RAM. These smartphones will likely be preloaded with the Go (light-weight) model of Google apps corresponding to YouTube, Play Retailer, Maps, Google Apps, Google Assistant, Gmail and extra.
The report cites an unnamed Google official claiming that the Android Go smartphones will likely be launched early this 12 months. It’s tipped that Micromax would be the first model to launch one such system in India. The Micromax Android Go smartphone is believed to be launched round January 26. Following this one, the opposite manufacturers are more likely to provide you with their smartphones within the later weeks. It’s believed that the Android Go smartphones will arrive with 4G LTE connectivity.
As talked about above, now we have come throughout stories that Lava will be part of fingers with Google to launch an Android Go smartphone. Additionally, it appears HMD International is prepping to launch the Nokia 1, an Android Go smartphone someday in March this 12 months.
Google is focusing rather a lot on the Android Go smartphones as the corporate’s CEO Sundar Pichai introduced that the $30 value level is the most effective one for smartphones within the nation throughout his go to in 2017. It’s believed that the Indian manufacturers these had misplaced the bottom to the Chinese language firms can improve their market share with the Android Go gadgets.