Xiaomi sub-brand Redmi announced its first Android Go smartphone – the Redmi Go – back in late January. This will be a big movement in smartphone market. Although the Redmi Go is already also available in other markets.
This smartphone will compete with Nokia 2, Samsung J2, JioPhone and Jiophone 2. The page reveals that this smartphone will come with 20+ regional languages, dedicated expandable storage, and Google Assistant in Hindi.
Manu Kumar Jain, VP of Xiaomi, has announced on his Twitter that Xiaomi will be launching the Redmi Go smartphone on 19 March. This will be the very first smartphone from the Chinese smartphone maker Redmi to come with Google’s Android Go program.
अब करोड़ों भारतीयों को मिलेगा स्मार्टफोन का अनुभव. इस नयी दुनिया में आपका स्वागत है!
उन्नति, प्रगति और सबसे जुड़े रहने की दुनिया. स्वागत है आपका #AapkiNayiDuniya में!
— Manu Kumar Jain (@manukumarjain) March 15, 2019
Xiaomi Redmi Go comes with a 5-inch HD display with screen resolution of 720p. On the hardware front, the Redmi Go comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon Quad Core processor, paired with up to 1.4GHz. Xiaomi didn’t reveal the name of the processor but according to rumours suggest that it may be Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 chipset, which is designed mostly for the entry-level phones. This device will come with Android Oreo out of the box. User can feel the stock Android.
Hence, the same processor powered the ‘Desh ka smartphone’ aka the Redmi 5A. The phone comes in one variant with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage which can be expand up to 128GB via microSD card. This device has a triple slot i.e, you can insert two sim card along with a microSD card slot.
The phone will have a single camera with perhaps an 8 MP sensor with a 5 MP front-facing selfie shooter. The Redmi Go is backed by a 3000mAh battery. Google’s Android Go software which means the phone will come bundled with all the streamlined apps like Maps Go, YouTube Go, among others.
Finally, The Redmi Go looks to be coming in blue, red, black and other variants. In India we expect the Redmi Go may be price between Rs 3000 and Rs 4000.