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Tuesday, Dec 10, 2019

Xiaomi Redmi Go to launch in India today: Expected price, specifications, features

Xiaomi Redmi Go is set to launch in India today. Here’s everything we know about the latest Xiaomi smartphone.

tech Updated: Mar 19, 2019 09:23 IST
Kul Bhushan
Kul Bhushan
Hindustan Times
Redmi Go comes with a 5-inch 16:9 HD display with 1280x720 resolution.
Redmi Go comes with a 5-inch 16:9 HD display with 1280x720 resolution.(Xiaomi )

Xiaomi will unveil its latest smartphone, Redmi Go, in India today. Targeted at the entry-level segment, Redmi Go is also Xiaomi’s first smartphone to run on Android Go platform.

Google’s Android Go system allows low-end phones to run faster despite limited RAM and storage capacity. For faster software experience, Android Go comes pre-installed with lightweight versions of all essential Google applications such as Gmail Go, Maps Go, and Assistant Go.

Xiaomi Redmi Go: Full specifications

Xiaomi Redmi Go comes with a 5-inch HD display with older 16:9 aspect ratio, 296 pixel density, 720p resolution, and 72% NTSC (typ) colour gamut.

The smartphone runs on Android Go and is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 425 quad-core processor with 1GB of RAM. Redmi Go is available in 8GB and 16GB built-in storage variants.

Xiaomi Redmi Go comes with an 8-megapixel rear camera with HDR mode and full HD video recording support. On the front it has a 5-megapixel selfie camera with HDR support.


Xiaomi’s latest smartphone features dual-SIM with dedicated microSD card tray which means users can use two SIMs as well as expandable storage card as well. The dual-SIM, however, does not support dual VoLTE support.

Other key features include Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi and GPS. The phone doesn’t have fingerprint sensor. The smartphone is powered by a 3,000mAh battery which Xiaomi claims delivers up to 12 hours of call time, 78 hours music playing, and 5 hours of video playback.

Xiaomi Redmi Go: Price

Redmi Go is said to be the cheapest Xiaomi smartphone so far. According to reports, Xiaomi Redmi Go will be priced under Rs 5,000 in India. Some of the Android Go smartphones in India are Samsung Galaxy J2 Core, Nokia 1, Nokia 2.1, Micromax Bharat Go and Lava Z50.