Google places a lot of hope in Android Go. With this operating system, optimized and designed for entry-level smartphones, the American firm seeks to conquer a new slice of the population , mainly in developing countries where purchasing power is low. According to a new report from the Factor Daily site, Google reportedly collaborated with some OEMs (OEMs) to develop a Go-only Android device at only $ 30.
Available in late January, India
a few weeks ago, Google announced having " improved Android Oreo (Go edition) for entry-level devices […] with such applications 15% faster than on devices running Android Oreo" . It would therefore be able to run on ultra low cost smartphones with a very modest data sheet. Recall that Android Go was developed for devices with 512 MB of RAM and 8 GB of memory.
This new smartphone only $ 30, designed by the company MicroMax could be available from January 26 in India, just in time for the national holiday. It remains to know the level of performance of such a device. A test could be interesting.