Xiaomi Redmi GO is a low-end smartphone with a polycarbonate body & compact 5.0-inch IPS LCD HD screen. This phone runs on the tweaked Android v8.0 Oreo (Go Edition) and uses the Snapdragon 425 processor paired with 1GB RAM and 8GB storage. There is an 8MP camera at the back has AF, f/2.0 aperture and 720p video recording. The front camera is 5MP. This twin-SIM phone has a decent 3000mAh battery size, and supports connectivity features like GPS, 4G LTE, Bluetooth v4.2, microUSB 2.0 port & a 3.5mm audio jack. Other Xiaomi phones with entry-level specs include Xiaomi Redmi 6 & Xiaomi Redmi 6A.
Xiaomi Redmi GO Specifications Summary
- 1GB RAM
- Snapdragon 425
- 3000mAh battery
- 8GB internal storage
- 5.0 inches display
- 8MP rear camera, 5MP front
- Android v8.1 Oreo: Go Edition
- Dual SIM
Xiaomi Redmi GO Price In Kenya
Approx= KSh. 7,500
A Review Of The Specifications Of Xiaomi Redmi GO
Introduction & Camera
Xiaomi Redmi Go is a budget smartphone that comes as the first ever Android GO device from the company. It packs a decent specs profile together with an entry level price range. This includes a compact display size with HD resolution and plastic body material. This unit packs a modest camera set-up. It includes a single 8MP rear camera accompanied by an LED flash. It can record HD videos and has AF. The selfie camera is 5MP (f/2.2) and can be used for video calls and taking selfies.
Performance & Platform
The Redmi Go runs the Android v8.1 Oreo; Go Edition operating system out of the box. This is a lite OS version ideal for the phone’s entry level specs profile. This device joins Samsung J2 Core & Nokia 1 to run on the Android Go Edition. It is armed with a quad-core Snapdragon 425 SoC which comes with 1GB of RAM space. This unit is design for decent entry-level performances and ideal for new smartphone users with tight budget.
Display & Connectivity
This smartphone boasts a compact 5.0-inch IPS LCD HD display with the normal 16:9 aspect. Uses can expect decent viewing experience with this display. Connectivity options on the Redmi Go include 4G (with VoLTE support), GPS, Wi-Fi, FM radio, 3.5mm headphone jack and a microUSB 2.0 port. Also, there is twin SIM support.
Storage & Battery
The Redmi Go is backed up by a sealed Li-Ion 3000mAh battery which is big enough to offer long hours of usage while on single charge. For storing apps & data, there is an 8GB of onboard storage. Fortunately the user can expand it further up to 128GB-via microSD card with a dedicated slot.
Xiaomi Redmi GO Specs
|Supported Networks||2G - GSM 850/900/1800/1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 3G - HSDPA 850/900/1900/2100 4G - LTE band 1(2100)/2(1900)/3(1800)/4(1700/2100)|
|Dimensions||140.4mm x 70.1mm x 8.4mm|
|Build||Front glass, plastic back|
|Screen Size||5.0 inches (70.0% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Screen Type||IPS LCD touchscreen|
|Resolution||720 pixels x 1280 pixels, 16:9 ratio|
|Hardware & Operating System|
|OS||Android v8.1 Oreo: Go Edition|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 425|
|Processor||Quad-core 1.4GHz Cortex-A53|
|Storage||1GB RAM, 8GB internal storage|
|MicroSD||Yes, up-to 128GB-dedicated slot|
|Rear||8MP, f/2.0, AF, LED flash, HDR & 720p@30fps|
|Alert & Sound|
|Alert types||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 а/b/g/n/ac|
|Battery||3000mAh Li-Ion (non-removable)|