Google has just formalized the new version of Android Go. The software platform dedicated to cheap devices with limited hardware features. It’s called Android 10 Go Edition and as always, from its birth, it foresees high speed and better security.
Android 10 Go remains a version of the green robot particularly aimed at smartphones with a maximum of 1.5 GB of RAM. Among the main innovations of the new release compared to Android 9 Go we find the increase, by about 10% according to the announcement of Google, of the speed of opening the app. Another great news for Android Go is the introduction of device encryption. The important news for the security of users’ personal data comes thanks to Adiantum. A new type of encryption specifically developed for entry-level devices.
Android 10 Go Edition arrives
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Moreover, Android 10 Go brings several new features to the user experience with Google apps. Google Go includes new features based on artificial intelligence support. Such as text reading and Lens Go which also offers instant translation of framed texts. Then we find YouTube Go, particularly optimized to be efficient even with slow connections. And Gallery Go which, for only 10 MB, offers the contribution of artificial intelligence for the automatic organization of images stored in the device.
The Android Go ecosystem also includes third-party apps with optimizatios for limited hardware contexts. Including Uber, Facebook Messenger, Twitter and Spotify. And Google urges interested developers to consult the Android Go Edition development guide.
Alongside this great software platform, Google cannot ignore the Android Go smartphone market: in the last 18 months, around 500 manufacturers have invested in the platform, presenting over 1,500 device models on the market in at least 180 countries worldwide. Among these smartphones, we also find some popular devices such as Redmi Go and Samsung A2.
At the moment, Google has not provided details on the timing and the method of distribution of the new Android 10 Go Edition.