Wednesday, 17 October, 2018

Google partners Airtel for low-priced Android Oreo Go smartphones

Google partners Airtel for low-priced Android Oreo Go smartphones Google partners Airtel for low-priced Android Oreo Go smartphones
Sherry Houston | 02 March, 2018, 07:56

These phones definitely represent something we would be happy to put in our pockets. The smartphone named GM8 features a 5.7-inch HD+ display, 3GB or 4GB of RAM, 32GB or 64GB of storage and a Snapdragon 435 chipset.

The Jivi smartphone is bundled with 44 cashback vouchers of Rs 50 each with the first recharge of Rs 198 or Rs 299 with unlimited local and STD voice calls, 56 GB and 84 GB high speed data and subscription to Jio Apps at an effective price of Rs 148 and Rs 249 respectively. It's also introducing facial recognition on some models with the new "Face Key" feature as well as 18:9 full-view screens. Sitting somewhere in between, the new Nokia 7 Plus would be easy to overlook, but this phone has one of the most interesting combinations of features and design. Well, this is nit the price of Nokia 1 in India.

"Android's mission has always been to bring the power of computing to everyone, and part of that is ensuring a great experience across a broad range of devices". The optimized operating system also comes with the Files Go app which can help save you some storage and optimize the usage of the limited storage space that the device comes with. Android Go has been specially created to be run on smartphones with low specifications. The new Nokia 1 smartphone is the first amongst the Android Oreo (Go Edition) or Android Go smartphones. Also, the smartphone comes with a warranty of 2 years. The device offers just 1GB of RAM and pairs that with a 1.1GHz quad-core processor.

Files Go is a new app from Google that lets you quickly find files and delete any unwanted content.

The last major Android Go release at MWC was from ZTE.

ZTE announced the ZTE Tempo G, a Go Edition phone that's unlocked and will sell for $80.

TCL Communication has launched its first Alcatel smartphone powered by Android Oreo Go edition, targeting the value segment of the market. Unfortunately, specific details regarding the device have yet to be revealed.

Which Phones Run Android Go? It can still answer your questions, set timers for you and - yes - crack terrible jokes, but now on phones with 1GB of memory or less. One of the brand-new handsets is the Nokia 8 Sirocco, an updated version of the 2017 flagship with a few easily recognizable changes. Below, we've rounded up the cheap phones that caught our eye at MWC. The phone will also receive regular security as well as software updates. You can learn more about these devices in our previous coverage. Android Go could be the game changer for millions of these new and current customers. The newly announced Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus, for example, are both powered by Android Oreo.

Android Go, a stripped down version, is Google's answer to those who want a basic system only.

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