Xiaomi’s Redmi sub-brand has scheduled a launch event for March 19th in India where it will introduce one of its latest product to the Indian market. In view of that, the company has rolled out invites to the media and fans in the country. While the company didn’t make direct reference to the launch product, the invite has the tagline “‘GO’ #MiForYou”, which suggests that the device could be the Redmi Go smartphone announced a while ago.
The device considered as a lightweight version of the Xiaomi Redmi 5a was first announced for Europe where it is yet to go on sale, then later in the Philipines and it is now heading down to India where the Redmi brand already launched the Redmi Note 7 and Note 7 Pro within the space of three months. The Redmi Go is based on Android 8.1 Oreo Go edition, and much like every other Android Go devices comes pre-installed with lightweight apps Google Go, Assistant Go, Gmail Go, and YouTube Go.
Fitted with a 5.0 HD display, the device gets the Snapdragon 425 processor paired with 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage, an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 5-megapixel front camera, while a 3000mAh battery keeps the light on.
The Redmi Go price in India at the moment is not known, but we expect to get the full load down in a few days time.
Xiaomi Redmi Go specs
- 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 Quad-Core Processor
- Adreno 308 GPU
- 1GB RAM
- 8GB storage, expandable up to 128GB via microSD
- 5.0-inch HD IPS display
- 8-megapixel f/2.2 rear camera and LED flash
- 5-megapixel, f/2.0 front camera
- Dual-SIM, 4G LTE
- WiFi, Bluetooth 4.1
- Android 8.1 Oreo (Go Edition)
- 3000mAh battery