Nokia 1 will be the first Nokia Android Go Smartphone

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Earlier this month, Google has announced its Android Go program as a part of its Google for India initiative. The main aim of Android Go program is to change the experience for the first time users. The program will offer 4G connectivity and a more optimized operating system for those first-time users. According to report, HMD Global will launch Nokia 1 which is the first smartphone that will run the new Android Go edition of Google’s operating system.

According to Tweet posted by Eldar Murtazin, he tweeted that the Nokia 2 will be based on Google’s Android Oreo (Go edition) program. Nokia 2 will have an IPS display with the resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. The handset will come with 1GB of RAM with 8GB of internal storage, storage can be expandable using microSD card. Murtazin claims that price of the smartphone will be RUB 5,990 (approximately Rs. 6,670). As Nokia 1 will run on Android Oreo (Go edition) that means it will come with preloaded lightweight Google apps such as Files Go, Google Maps Go, and YouTube Go.

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 Murtazin also said, like Nokia 1 the Chinese smartphone maker Huawei is working on Android Go smartphone. The price for Huawei smartphone would be around $85 or $95. Also, the Indian smartphone maker Lava is working on Android Go smartphone which will arrive in next year. There is no official news about its price range.

Just to recall, Google’s Android Go program was first revealed at the I/O developer conference held earlier this year. The full information gets at an event in India earlier this month. Android Oreo is the first version ready for the Android Go smartphones. According to Google, the Android Go program is built for smartphones which have 512MB to 1GB of RAM. It is optimized to provide better performance, improved data management and more storage on the entry-level devices.

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The program is based on Android 8.1 Oreo version and includes a special designed Go-branded variants of the popular Google apps like Files Go, Google Maps Go, and YouTube Go. Also has a smaller footprint and packs a new battery saver feature in it. Let us know your feedback in our comment section below.

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