Xiaomi Redmi Go 16 GB ROM Variant Launched In India
In the month of March, Xiaomi launched a budget oriented smartphone in India called the Redmi Go. The device is mainly targeted towards users who are switching from feature phones and are getting in the Android ecosystem for the first time. The smartphone was originally launched with 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of ROM. Taking demand for higher storage into consideration the company has launched another variant with 1 GB of RAM and 16 GB of ROM. The newly launched device costs Rs 300 more than the originally launched variant and is priced at Rs 4,799. Except for the bumped up price, all features and specifications of the newly launched variant of Redmi Go are as is.
Redmi Go Specifications & Design
The Redmi Go has a polycarbonate body with chunky bezels on the top and bottom. The handset measures 40.4 x 70.1 x 8.35mm and weighs in at 137g. It sports a 5 inch LCD display on the front with a resolution of 1280 x 720 px. The display panel has a pixel density of 296 ppi and maximum brightness of 380 nits.
Under the hood, the Redmi Go features the Snapdragon 425 SoC which is manufactured using the 28nm fabrication process. The chipset is comprised of a Quad-core CPU and the Adreno 308 GPU. For photography, the smartphone has an 8MP primary camera at the rear with an aperture of f/2.0. For selfies, it has a 5MP camera with an f/2.2 aperture on the front.
The Redmi Go is powered by a 3000mAh battery that supports 5W charging. The handset runs on Android 8.1 Oreo Go edition out of the box. It also has a dedicated microSD support for memory expansion up to 256GB. One Notable feature of the Redmi Go is support for more than 20 regional languages and Google voice Assistant in Hindi.