Redmi Go specs leak, showing us the first Xiaomi Android Go phone

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Leaked promotional photos of the Xiaomi Redmi Go, the first Android Go device from the company. Twitter

Xiaomi is well known around the world for making cheap-yet-powerful smartphones. Therefore, it’s only natural that the company would dip its toes into the relatively new Android Go ecosystem.

That day is right around the corner, as specs and images of the Xiaomi Redmi Go just leaked on Twitter, giving us a look at the very first Android Go phone from the company.

Because this is an Android Go device, you shouldn’t expect a specs powerhouse or any kind of innovative, beautiful design. Instead, you should expect some bare-bones hardware paired with some very simple design to create a phone that’s as inexpensive as possible.

The leaked Xiaomi Redmi Go specs are below:

  Xiaomi Redmi Go Leaked Specs
Display 5-inch 16:9 LCD
1,280 x 720 resolution
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 425
GPU Qualcomm Adreno 308
RAM 1GB
Storage 8GB
Expandable to 128GB with microSD
Battery 3,000mAh
Camera Rear: 8MP, LED flash

Front: 5MP

Bands GSM: B2, B3, B5, B8
WCDMA: B1, B2, B4, B5, B8
TDD-LTE: B38, B40, B41(120MHz)
FDD-LTE: B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, B7, B8, B20, B28
SIM Dual SIM card slots
Connectivity Wi-Fi: 2.4GHz, 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.1
Ports Micro USB, USB 2.0
Operating System Android Go (8.1 Oreo Edition)
Dimensions/Weight 140.4 x 70.1 x 8.35mm
137g
Colors Black, Blue
Price (Estimate) 5,000 Indian Rupees (~$70) or less

Although we’ve got a clear idea of the Xiaomi Redmi Go specs from this leak, we’re not sure on the price. The source of the leak — @ishanagarwal24 — suggests that the phone will cost 5,000 rupees (~$70) or less when it hits the Indian market. There’s also no word on whether the device will hit other countries quite yet.

Either way, it’s nice to see the Android Go ecosystem gaining some traction, as developing nations represent much of the future for Android.

Click below to read more about Android Go.

NEXT: Android Go — What is it and which phones run it?

via Android Authority

January 24, 2019 at 05:48AM