This year Google is planning to tie up with some mobile manufacturers in India to bring Android Go smartphones. Google’s new Android Go project aims to provide highly affordable phones. Google already partnered with Indian smartphone manufacturer Micromax to bring android go smartphone for as low as $31 or 2,000 Indian rupees.
The device will come into the mobile market by the end of January. Google also tied up with some other smartphone manufacturers including Lava, Intex, Karbon to bring affordable devices.
Average price of a 4G smartphone in India is anywhere around $100 or 6,500 rupees. This android go project is addressed to tap the growing internet users in the country by offering highly budget oriented devices. Android Go devices will come with all android features and applications including Google Maps Go, Youtube Go, Files Go, Gmail Go, a special version on google assistant. These apps are highly optimized to decrease the RAM usage. Addressing this device will come with less than 1Gb of RAM and 8Gb of internal storage.
MediaTek also announced chipset supporting android Oreo Go will be available globally from 2018. Qualcomm and MediaTek are helping manufacturer of optimize the perforce of the devices. Micromax android Go phone will run on android Go edition OS. It could be huge benefit for users looking for a cheap android phone. Also Nokia will launch Nokia 1 android go phone in the next few upcoming days.
Let’s see how this Google’s project benefits customers. We could see android Go smartphones in the market after the end of this month. let us know your opinion and follow us on facebook, twitter for daily updates.