Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi launched the Redmi Go smartphone in India on Monday. The Redmi Go is an entry-level smartphone aimed at first time users and is priced at ₹4,499 for the 1GB RAM/ 8GB ROM variant. It will go on sale at 12 noon on March 22 via Flipkart, Mi.com and Mi Home Stores. Launch offers include up to ₹2,200 Jio cashback and up to 100GB free Jio 4G data.
Redmi Go: Specifications
The Redmi Go offers a 5-inch display with a resolution of 720×1280. This gives it an aspect ratio of 16:9 and a pixel density of 296ppi. The display doesn’t have any notch to accommodate the front-facing camera.
The Redmi Go is powered by Qualcomm’s entry-level Snapdragon 425 processor paired with a gigabyte of RAM and 8GB of internal storage. The smartphone runs Android Oreo 8.1 based on Android’s Go platform which is a lightweight and stripped down version of the regular Oreo operating system.
The Redmi Go also offers Google Assistant in Hindi, with support for over 20 regional languages. Users also get unlimited storage on Google Photos in high quality resolution. Xiaomi says this is a first in the segment.
The Redmi Go is backed by a 3,000mAh battery, which is claimed to provide a standby time of 10 days. It also packs an 8MP rear-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture and an LED flash. The front of the smartphone will have a 5MP selfie camera with f/2.2 aperture with support for HDR and beauty filters.
Xiaomi also launched the Redmi Note 7 and Note 7 Pro earlier this year. You can read more about them here.
It is available in two colour variants—Black and Blue.