Features of Redmi Go: the first Xiaomi smartphone to Android Go

Features of Redmi Go: the first Xiaomi smartphone to Android Go

In January 2019, the Chinese company Xiaomi has released a new smartphone under the sub-brand Redmi. The technology, dubbed Redmi Go, became the first Chinese smartphone manufacturer to Android Go.
Sale Redmi Go has already started in the Philippines and in Europe, and soon it should appear and in other markets. The price is only 80 euros.



Features of Redmi Go: the first Xiaomi smartphone to Android Go

Full specifications of Redmi Go

Start

  • Announcement: January, 2019.
  • Status: start of sales in February 2019.

Case

  • Dimensions: 140,4х70. 1x8. 4 mm.
  • Weight: 137 g
  • Colors: blue and black.
  • SIM: Dual SIM.

Display

  • Type: IPS LCD, multitouch, 16 million colors.
  • Size: 5 inch (~70% of the total frontal surface area).
  • Resolution: 1280x720 pixels, aspect ratio 16:9 (~294ppi).

Platform

  • ОС: Android 8.1 Oreo (Go edition).
  • Chip: Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 (MSM8917, 28-nanometer process technology).
  • CPU: Quad-core Cortex-A53 with a clock frequency of 1.4 GHz.
  • GPU: Adreno 308.

Memory

  • Slot for memory card: Yes, microSD, up to 256 GB (single slot).
  • Internal: 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal.

Camera

  • Primary: 8 MP, f/2.0, autofocus.
  • Features: led flash, HDR.
  • Video: 720p at 30 frames per second.
  • Front: 5MP, f/2.2.

Sound

  • Loud speaker: Yes.
  • 3.5 mm Jack: Yes.
  • System active noise cancellation with dedicated MIC.

Communication

  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot.
  • Bluetooth: 4.1, A2DP, LE.
  • GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS.
  • Radio: FM radio.
  • USB: microUSB 2.0.

Features

  • Sensors: accelerometer.

Battery

  • Non-removable, Li-ion, 3000 mAh.

Network

  • Technology: GSM/HSPA/LTE.

Price

  • ~80 euros.
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Conclusion

Redmi Go stands out among other smartphones Xiaomi with its modest stuffing. No, it is, oddly enough for 2019, not full screen smartphone. Redmi Go got the screen with the classic aspect ratio of 16:9, not the fastest mobile processor and very little memory. However, the weak features kompensiruet the fact that the smartphone runs on Android Go "Lite" version of Android, designed for low-power mobile devices with a small amount of RAM.

Pros:

  • affordable price;
  • a great battery that will provide long battery life;
  • Android Go;
  • separate slot for microSD card.
  • 3.5 mm audio Jack for headphones.

Cons:

  • weak processor;
  • little memory.

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