ANDROID OREO GO EDITION Posts on XDA

The Samsung Galaxy A2 Core may be Samsung’s next Android Go budget smartphone

Samsung has been reassessing its strategy for the budget segment in emerging smartphone markets like India and in line with this vision, it recently launched the all-new Galaxy M-series in India to compete directly against the likes of Xiaomi. Now, information shared by SlashLeaks hints that Samsung could be working on a much more affordable...

Samsung’s Android Go phone won’t run stock Android, revealed in leaked photos

Android Go is Google's slimmed down, barebones OS for devices with low-end specs. We've seen several of these devices launch from a variety of OEMs around the world, but the biggest Android player has been absent. A couple of weeks ago we heard Samsung was testing an Android Go device in several countries. Today, we...

Samsung is reportedly testing an Android Go phone in several countries

Android Go is Google's answer to the ultra low-end segment of the smartphone market and so far it has produced an interesting collection of devices. This lightweight, optimized OS is ideal for emerging markets where customers are highly sensitive to how much a product like this costs. There has been a new Android Go device...

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 and Snapdragon 439 may be coming for Android Go devices

There are some folks who don't need the power of the Snapdragon 845 or even a mid-range chipset like the Snapdragon 636. Sure, it can be nice to have but this increases the overall cost of the device and this can be the sole reason why someone delays getting a new smartphone (or even their...

Developers can restrict Android Go devices from downloading their apps

Android Oreo (Go Edition), also simply called Android Go, is Google's solution to the growing importance of emerging markets where budget devices reign supreme. Android Go is Android 8.1 Oreo optimized for low-end hardware; it's basically just a set of build configurations and special Go edition applications designed to run on hardware with as little as...

MediaTek Announces SoCs Optimized for Android Oreo Go Edition

MediaTek has been working very closely with Google lately in an attempt to make things easier and less expensive for OEMs to bring a new Android device to market. We recently reported on the progress these two companies had made to deliver pre-certified Android builds to device makers who opt for a MediaTek SoC. This simplifies...

Google Launches Android Go, an Android Config for Low-End Devices

Google introduced Android Go, a version of Android Oreo optimized for low-end devices, at its 2017 Google I/O developer conference in May. Mum's been the word since then, but on Tuesday, the search giant took the wraps off the finalized version of Android Go as part of Android 8.1 Oreo's rollout.To that end, Android Go...