Google Ties Up with Micromax to Bring $32 First Smartphone
Micromax and Google are ready to bring the Android Go smartphone with Oreo Edition in India.
Google has made up its mind to introduce new and cheap smartphones in India. Smartphones based on Android Oreo Go Edition are coming in India at a very low price. Google is making its way to Micromax, Intex, Lava, Karbonn, and others.
This Go Edition smartphone will have 1GB of RAM or half. And an 8GB of storage which is slimmed down versions of Google’s core apps. The Chip makers MediaTek and Qualcomm are helping to optimize their chips to give the best performance.
The Oreo Go edition OS is first taken by the Indian handset manufacturers who targeted the market for a feature phone. Google has cleared that it will put the full catalog of Google Play on Android Oreo Go edition smartphones.
The Go edition of Android will also come with a set of optimized, Google apps like Google Go, as well as Google Assistant Go, YouTube Go, Google Maps Go, Gmail Go, Gboard, Google Play, Chrome, and the new Files Go app by Google.
These Go edition smartphones are good for consumers on a tight budget. This smartphone will be good for them who can change their feature phones to smartphones.
The share market has fallen down to 15% from 50% from past two years. This happened due to the pressure from the Chinese brands.
Micromax is going to launch the Android Go based smartphone in India on or around January 26 which happens to be India’s Republic Day.
If this proves to be a success, it could ease the way for the rest of the phones that will follow.There’s no doubt that the number of Internet users will go up.