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Xiaomi Redmi Go Launched In India

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Xiaomi Redmi Go Launched In India

Specifications
Status

Launched

Manufacturer

Xiaomi

Model / Variant

Redmi Go

Launch Date

March 19, 2019

Price

Rs 4,499

Dimensions

140.4 x 70.1 x 8.4 mm

Weight

137g

Design

Glass Front
Polycarbonate Back

Colors

Blue
Black

Display Size and Type

5.0 inches
IPS LCD

Display Resolution

1280 x 720 px

Chipset

Snapdragon 425

CPU

4 x 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53

GPU

Adreno 308

Memory Storage

8GB

RAM

1GB

Memory Expandability

Up to 256GB

Operating System

Android 8.1 Oreo
Android GO Edition

Primary Camera

8 MP
f/2.0

Camera Features

Auto-focus
HDR
Burst mode

Primary Video

1080p @ 30fps

Secondary Camera

5MP
f/2.2

Battery

3000 mAh

2G Network

B2/B3/B5/B8

3G Network

B1/B2/B4/B5/B8

4G / LTE Network

B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B7/B8/B20/B28/B38/B40/B41(120MHz)

Connectivity

WiFi 802.11 b / g / n
Bluetooth 4.1
MicroUSB

SIM Type

Nano

SAR Value

Head: 0.91W/Kg
Body: 1.19W/Kg

Other Features

Light sensor
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Face Unlock

Xiaomi at an event has launched the Android Go based smartphone, Redmi Go in India. It is the first smartphone from the company to run on the Android Go platform from Google. The devices under the initiative generally have low-end hardware and a skimmed down variant of the Android operating system which provides an optimised performance. Notably, the Redmi Go was first launched back in February in the Philippines.

Design & Features

The Redmi Go is the most affordable smartphone in the company’s portfolio. It has a polycarbonate body with significant bezels on the front. It measures 40.4 x 70.1 x 8.35mm and weighs 137g. It has a 5 inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1280 x 720. The display has a pixel density of 296 ppi and a maximum brightness of 380 nits. 

Under the hood, the Redmi Go has been kitted with the Snapdragon 425 SoC which is manufactured using the 28nm fabrication process. The chipset has a Quad-core CPU and Adreno 308 GPU. In terms of optics, the smartphone has an 8MP primary camera at the back with an aperture of f/2.0. For selfies, there is a 5MP camera with an f/2.2 aperture on the front. For memory and storage, the Redmi Go is available with 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage.

The Redmi Go packs in a 3000mAh battery with support for 5W charging. The smartphone runs on the Android 8.1 Oreo Go edition out of the box. It also has a dedicated microSD support for memory expansion up to 256GB. The Redmi Go also supports more than 20 regional languages and supports the Google Assistant in Hindi.

Pricing & Availability

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The Redmi Go has been launched at a price of Rs. 4,499. The smartphone will be available starting March 22 online on Flipkart and Mi.com. Offline sales will be handled by the company’s Mi Home outlets.

 

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