If you have been planning to buy an entry-level smartphone, then a new option has been added today which you can consider. Chinese smartphone brand Xiaomi has today launched its Redmi Go smartphone in India, which is also the first Android Go handset from the company. We should mention that the device is the most affordable one by Xiaomi in India yet and was launched at an event in New Delhi.
Although Redmi Go was first launched by Xiaomi in January this year, the company eventually rolled it out in the Philippines in February. Among the key highlights of the smartphone are Google Photos storage, its 3,000mAh battery, and an HD display.
Xiaomi has touted that Google Assistant on Redmi Go has support for 20 Indian languages including Hinglish. Here’s everything that you need to know about the newly launched device in India:
Redmi Go price in India
The Redmi Go smartphone comes in a lone 1GB RAM/8GB internal storage variant in India, which is priced at Rs 4,499. There is another variant of the smartphone that comes with 1GB RAM and 16GB of internal storage, but till now it has not been launched in India. Redmi Go smartphone is available in Black and Blue colour options and can be bought from Flipkart, Mi.com, and Mi Home Stores starting March 22. As a part of launch offers, Xiaomi is offering a Jio cashback worth Rs 2,200.
Redmi Go specifications
The Redmi Go smartphone runs Android 8.1 Oreo (Go Edition), which we should add has been that has been designed for handsets in the budget range. The Redmi Go smartphone comes with a 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) display that has a pixel density of 296ppi and an aspect ratio of 16:9. Powered by quad-core Snapdragon 425 processor, Redmi Go smartphone comes with 1GB of RAM clubbed with Adreno 308 GPU onboard.
For imaging duties, the smartphone has an 8MP camera on its back panel that has an f/2.0 aperture, 1.12-micron pixels and an LED flash module. On its front panel, the handset houses a 5MP sensor that comes with an f/2.2 aperture and 1.12-micron pixels, and can be used for selfies and video calls.
The smartphone comes with in 8GB of onboard storage and can hold a microSD card of up to 128GB. Users also get unlimited storage on Google Photos and that too in high quality resolution. The Redmi Go handset packs a 3,000mah battery and its connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.1, GPS, a micro-USB port and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Redmi Go comes with an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, and a proximity sensor.