Xiaomi is expected to launch its first Android Go Edition smartphone today in India called the Xiaomi Redmi Go. This will be a budget smartphone and is expected to be launched under Rs 5,000 in India. Xiaomi will be live streaming the event on YouTube and Mi.com.
The Xiaomi Redmi Go is expected to come with a lot of India-focused features like support for 20 Indian languages and Google Assistant in Hindi. The Redmi Go comes with a 5-inch HD screen with 1280 x 720-pixel resolution with 16:9 aspect ratio, 296 PPI and 1000 contrast ratio. The phone will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 quad-core processor along with Adreno 308 GPU and 1GB RAM. The phone also gets 8GB of internal storage that can be expanded to 128GB via microSD card.
The Redmi Go runs on Android 8.1 Oreo (Go Edition) and comes pre-installed with customised apps like Gmail Go, Assistant Go and Maps Go. The Xiaomi Redmi Go was first announced at Google I/O 2017 that was meant for low-end devices running on 512MB to 1GB of memory.