Google and Micromax teaming up to launch Android Go phone at $30



The Google new Android Go software project specially designed for low-end hardware Smartphone

Android Go Phone

Google once again to lure Indian Market has taken out another magic portion name “Android Go” just after the success of recent Android one program. Previously, Android One Program deals in about $100 segment while the “Android Go” program will deal below it as low as $30. The Google new software project specially designed for developing markets.

What is Android Go? – Its like Android Oreo on the diet. Actually it is a lightweight version of Android Oreo, comprised of three, optimized areas: the operating system, the Google Play Store, and the Google apps, basically to make them run better on lesser hardware without losing the pure Google experience.

The good part is that it can run easily on a Smartphone with only 1GB of Ram or less. The OS is said to take up roughly half of the internal storage space as Android Nougat, giving out the extra space for your apps. Not only this, the Google apps are also specially designed for Android Go Platform which will retain the same taste and feel just like the original one but will be very light and take up less space and perform better on low-end hardware like – Google Assistant Go, Youtube Go, Maps Go, Files Go etc.




The Good news is that Google is kicking off the Android Go program from India with the help of Micromax and also teaming up with other Vendor Like – Intex, Lava, Karbonn etc. Google has revenue of over $1 billion in India.

Android Go Phone

As per the specs, The Micromax device would consist of 1GB of Ram along with 8GB of storage and Qualcomm and MediaTek processor chip inside it for the best Go performance too.

The Android Go Smartphone likely to launch on this Republic day which falls on January 26th this year. The Micromax phone is expected to retail at just ₹2,000 (around $31) other than India Google also looking into other emergent markets in the Middle East, Africa, Latin America, and South East Asia. To know more in brief check here – Introducing Android Go


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