During the last Google I/O, Google announced that it would soon be launching a stripped down version of Android. Well, today in New Delhi, Google launched Android Go, a lighter version of Android meant for virtually all entry-level devices that have minimal specs.
This move could soon see OEMs launch affordable smartphones into the market that still gives users the same experience as those using the normal version of Android Oreo. In Android Go, Google has cut out many of the beefy settings and features that would make the normal Android mobile OS runs slowly on an entry-level device. The core of the OS has also been optimized for speedy performance on devices with minimal specs.
Some of the benefits of Android Go over standard Android build include the fact that they will have twice the space a typical Android device will have. The OS will also run a range of Google’s Go apps including YouTube Go and Gmail Go among others. Google has optimized all apps running on Android Go for speedy performance and a lot of data saving.
In a nutshell, Google has broken down …read more