It is a “lightweight” version of the Redmi 5A
After teasing and announcing it on their Facebook page, Mi Philippines gave more details about the Redmi Go. Xiaomi’s first Android Go device is a budget-centric offering that has a Snapdragon 425 processor paired with 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage. For the cameras, you have an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 5-megapixel front camera. Keeping the lights on is a 3000mAh battery and a Go version of Android Oreo out of the box.
Xiaomi Redmi Go specs
- 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 Quad-Core Processor
- Adreno 308 GPU
- 1GB RAM
- 8GB storage, expandable up to 128GB via microSD
- 5.0-inch HD IPS display
- 8-megapixel f/2.2 rear camera and LED flash
- 5-megapixel, f/2.0 front camera
- Dual-SIM, 4G LTE
- WiFi, Bluetooth 4.1
- Android 8.1 Oreo (Go Edition)
- 3000mAh battery
The Redmi Go will retail for Php 3,990, making it one of the most affordable Android Go phones to use a Snapdragon 425 processor. Pre-orders start today until February 3 in Lazada, while Authorized Mi Stores will have them on February 4. The first 200 pre-orders get a pair of Mi In-Ear Headphones Basic along with their purchase.