Xiaomi announced to launch its first Android Go phone aka Redmi Go in India on March 19. Redmi Go will be available for buying from Flipkart. The sale date is yet to be revealed by Xiaomi, which the company possibly reveal after the official launch tomorrow. Redmi Go is expected to be available in several colours. Redmi Go, Xiaomi is targeting the first time smartphone users of the country.
Redmi Go is the first phone from the Chinese smartphone maker to run Google's Android Go software which means the phone will come bundled with all the streamlined apps like Maps Go, YouTube Go, among others. In other markets, the Redmi Go comes in funky colours like blue, red, black, and others. In India too the Redmi Go is expected to be available in several colours.
We at India Today Tech believe that the global variant of the Redmi Go will head to India which means the phone will have the same specs as the model launched in other markets. With the Redmi Go, Xiaomi is targeting the first time smartphone users of the country.
The global variant of the 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 quadcore processor, paired with up to 1.4GHz. Xiaomi didn't reveal the name of the processor but rumours suggest that it may be Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 chipset, which is designed mostly for the entry-level phones. The Android Go phone comes in one variant with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage which can be expanded up to 128GB via microSD card.