Google Announced Android Oreo (Go Edition) With The Release Of Android 8.1
Android has seen a tremendous growth since the very first Android Version. With peoples love and support, Android has grown to more than 2 billion active devices around the world. Out of which, there are more users in India than the U.S.
In May 2017, at the Google I/O, Google announced that they will launch a small sized version called the Android Go. On 5th Dec, they kept their word by announcing the Android Go for the low-end smartphones.
Android Oreo devices with 512MB to 1GB of memory will come with the all the Go optimizations. The Android Oreo (Go edition) experience is made up of three key components:
i)Operating System : Performance and storage improvements to the OS with data management features and security benefits built-in.
ii)Google Apps : A new set of Google apps, designed to be lighter and relevant to the unique needs of people who are coming online for the first time.
iii)Google Play Store : A tuned version of the Google Play Store that allows you to download any app, but also highlights the apps designed to work best on your device.
On their Official Blog, Google said:
“To make sure billions more people can get access to computing, it’s important that entry-level devices are fully functioning smartphones that can browse the web and use apps. At Google I/O this year, we gave an early look at a project we called “Android Go” to make this possible. We’re excited to announce that this software experience—Android Oreo (Go edition)—is ready, and launching as a part of the Android 8.1 release tomorrow.”
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