Xiaomi Redmi Go with 5-inch HD Display, 3000mAh Battery, 8MP Rear Camera, Android Oreo Go Edition Announced

Xiaomi announces its first Android Oreo Go Edition smartphone dubbed as Redmi Go in the Philippines. In terms of design, this smartphone looks almost similar to Redmi 5A which was introduced in October 2016. Apart from the design, the specifications of Redmi Go also almost similar to Redmi 5A except for RAM, Camera and the Android Edition.

The Redmi Go sports a 5-inch HD LCD display with an aspect ratio of 16:9 and fuelled by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 quad-core processor with a 3,000mAh battery. For photography, the Redmi Go has an 8MP rear camera with LED flash and a 5MP front camera. It offers 1GB RAM, 8GB Storage and also includes a dedicated MicroSD slot. It’s a Dual SIM device supports 4G connectivity on both slots and VoLTE to make HD quality voice calls.

Redmi Go Colors

Also Read: Redmi Note 7 with 48 Megapixel Camera Launching In India Soon

Coming to the software, this device runs on Android Oreo Go Edition and comes preloaded with specially optimized apps such as Google Go, Maps Go, Files Go etc. to save the Phone’s internal storage and also to enhance the use experience. Find more about Android Go Edition here.

The Xiaomi Redmi Go comes in two colors – Black & Blue and will be available to purchase in the Philippines at ₱ 3,990 (Approx. ₹5,440). It is expected to roll out in other select countries including India in February 2019. Check out all Android Oreo Go Edition smartphones here.

Xiaomi Redmi Go Specifications

  • 5-inch LCD Display, 1280×720 Pixels, 296 PPI
  • 1.4GHz Snapdragon 425 Processor, Quad-core, Adreno 308 GPU
  • 1GB RAM, 8GB Internal Storage,
  • Dedicated MicroSD Slot (Upto 128GB)
  • Android 8.1 Oreo Go Edition
  • 8MP Rear Camera, f/2.0, HDR, LED Flash, 1080p Recording
  • 5MP Front Camera, f/2.2
  • 3,000mAh Battery, 5V/1A Charging
  • Dual SIM, Dedicated MicroSD Slot
  • 2G/3G/4G, Dual 4G, VoLTE
  • Bluetooth 4.1, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n (2.4GHz)
  • GPS, AGPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Dual Microphones
  • Micro USB 2.0 Port, 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • Sensors – Accelerometer, Proximity, Ambient Light
  • Dimensions –  140.4 x 70.1 x 8.35 mm
  • Weight – 137g
  • Colors – Black, Blue
  • In the Box – Handset, USB Cable, Adapter, SIM Ejector Pin, Manuals

Comparisons – Redmi Go v/s Redmi 5A

Redmi GoRedmi 5A
Display5-inch HD5-inch HD
ProcessorSnapdragon 425Snapdragon 425
No. of CoresQuad-coreQuad-core
RAM1GB2GB/3GB
Front Camera5MP5MP
Rear Camera8MP13MP
Storage8GB16GB/32GB
Battery3000mAh3000mAh
OSAndroid Go EditionMIUI with Android
SIM TrayDual SIMDual SIM
Dimensions140.4×70.1×8.35 mm140.4×70.1×8.35 mm
Weight137g131.5g

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