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Google Launches Android Oreo Go Edition for Low-End Phones

Google Launches Android Oreo Go Edition for Low-End Phones

But when can entry-level smartphone users expect rollout of Android Oreo Go?

Google's Safe Browsing team is tamping down on "unwanted and harmful" mobile activity on Android, Google said on Friday. Today Google launched the Oreo Go Edition of the Android Go at the Google For India event held in New Delhi. And with the Google Assistant for Android (Go edition), you can quickly send messages, make calls, set alarms, and more with your voice and a single touch of the screen.

The idea behind this OS is simple; make an OS which works in markets where lower-end phones are more common. The phones running Android Oreo (Go edition) will hit shelves in the coming months.

The first is performance.

These features will apparently cause apps to load up to 15% faster and could save over 600MB of data each year, while still offering all the same security features as full fat Android 8.1.

The update also fixes the infamous hamburger and beer emoji found on the Google keyboard app.

Android Go

Google has also released a new Google Go app, which is a lighter version of the Search app, and this will also help improve data saving. The net result is that we've doubled the amount of available storage on entry-level devices. When you only have 8GB-16GB of storage, the OS itself will already occupy a large chunk of your internal storage.

After download, the Google Go app, the screen will suggest, to choose the secondary language other than English, you can choose the language you want. Furthermore, Google even introduced apps such as Google Go, Go Play Store, etc., which are optimised to run better in the Android Oreo (Go Edition).

The main point of Android Go is to provide an optimized experience for devices with low-end hardware, and this includes devices that come with only 512MB or 1GB of RAM.

Additionally, Android Oreo (Go edition) also fixes the common problem with devices that have smaller storage space.

Files Go gives the user suggestions about which files to delete - based on their frequency of use, size, if there are duplicate files, low resolution videos or memes.

Google plans to show these warnings via the Google Play Protect service that's built into the official Play Store app. Users can still download any app they want on the Play Store but this tuned version will highlight the apps that are created to work best with your device.

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