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Will Redmi Go be the cheapest smartphone from Xiaomi?

The Redmi Go comes with a 5-inch HD display with older 16:9 aspect ratio.

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Updated: Mar 19, 2019, 11.59 AM IST
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Xiaomi is all set to unveil the company's first smartphone to run on Android Go platform.

The Chinese tech giant is set to launch the phone in an event today. It is however, still to be seen if this is the cheapest smartphone from Xiaomi. The company will be holding an event in New Delhi, which will kick off at 12 noon. The event will be live-streamed on the company’s YouTube channel as well as on Twitter.



Currently, the Redmi 6A is the cheapest phone from Xiaomi which is priced at Rs 5,999. It is not clear whether the Redmi Go will hit the sub-Rs 5,000 price segment.

The smartphone is likely to feature a smaller 5-inch display and use Snapdragon 425 mobile platform. It is also tipped to feature an 8-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front camera.

Specs:

- 5.0 inches HD screen display
- 16:9 aspect ratio
- 10 days standby time
- Stable and fast performance: Android special edition system plus Snapdragon processor
- 8MP rear camera, 5 MP front camera
- Noise-reducing microphone
- Dual SIM cards, expandable storage
- 3000mAh battery
- Two variants: 1GB+8GB, 1GB+16GB
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor

The device will come with Android 8.1 Oreo (Go edition) and customised apps like Gmail Go, Assistant Go, Maps Go, etc will already be pre-installed.



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