ZTE – that’s right, the Chinese brand the U.S. security chiefs are discouraging Americans to buy from – is the first company to bring smartphone powered by Android Go to the U.S. market.
Dubbed the ZTE Tempo Go, the phone cost just $79.99. While there are no beefy specs to write home about, it has all the basic functions you could ever want from a phone. It comes with a 5-inch display with a 480×854 resolution. A huge bezel (seems huge now that leading OEMs are producing them slim), 1GB RAM, and 8GB ROM.
The phone is obviously not that beefy with resources, but then again. Android Go was designed to run with just minimal resources and run relatively seamlessly. The mobile OS runs well with limited hardware, takes up less space, uses minimal data, and is big on offline usage. Though that does not (under any condition) guarantee you a great experience, it will be much better than similar hardware running on a smartphone with the regular version of Android.
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