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Android Oreo (Go Edition) Released For Low-powered Phones

07 December 2017, 01:56 | Ricardo Garza

Google's Files Go App is now available globally; Helps You To free up space on Device

Google's new lightweight Android: Oreo Go is out now, so who's it aimed at?

Google also announced that Files Go will be offered as a part of suite of apps on the upcoming Android Oreo (Go edition) phones scheduled for sale in early 2018. The latest Android version - Android Oreo, which is also called Android O - will be the first one to get the Go edition.

The Android Oreo (Go edition) will ensure speed and reliability on entry-level devices, which means the average app will be 15 percent faster on devices running Android Oreo (Go edition). The system was developed for Android Oreo devices with 512 MB to 1 GB and is made up of three key components.

Google launched the less hardware intensive Android Go for low-end devices though it remains if it becomes popular enough given the relative affordability of Android devices already.

Coming to Google Files Go; its a new app by Google that helps free up space, find files faster and share files offline with people nearby. Google has also announced the Google Go search app for India and Indonesia.

Google has launched its lightweight version of Android, offering a slimmed-down OS and apps that take up less space to improve life for people with entry-level smartphones.

Google has also thought of helping you save data, by baking in features that block background data usage across apps or tools such as Data Saver in Chrome. Even the Google search app will be available as Google Go, tailored for firsttime internet users. Sadly, existing budget devices won't be able to enjoy the Oreo Go, unless OEMs figure out some way to seed the new OS on old devices. every new version of Android will feature a Go version, with the possibility of faster update rollout in the future.

Sagar Kamdar, Android's director of product management, said there are now two billion devices running the operating system around the world, with more users in India than the US. It's bringing the smartest feature of Android to the feature phone. This special version of the Google Assistant in both English and Hindi will appear on the new Reliance JioPhones. It will come with Google Play Protect, the built-in mobile security that keeps the app and data safe and will also have find my device feature built-in. "It was this winning spirit that inspired us to create a new sustainable framework with Tata Trusts, that aims to deliver employment opportunities to Internet Saathis".

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