Xiaomi Redmi Go now comes in a new variant with 16GB of internal storage extra from the 8GB storage we saw on the base variant launched previously this month. The new Xiaomi Redmi Go variant costs Rs 4,799 and it can be purchased via Mi.com, Flipkart and Mi Home stores in the country. The Redmi Go was launched last month with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage for Rs 4,499, and it’s already available for purchase in the open sale.
Several customers were demanding for more storage on the Redmi Go, The Xiaomi has brought the 16GB variant priced just Rs 4,799; Xiaomi did not upgrade the RAM to 2GB to justify the motto of Android Go program. Almost all the Android Go smartphones which are available in the market right now have just 8GB of RAM, so it’s good to see a company bringing new variant with competitive storage.
Xiaomi launched the Redmi Go which is its first Android Go smartphone to gain the market in the sub- Rs 5,000 segment where the company doesn’t have much presence. The Redmi Go is planned to be the first-time smartphone buyers preference and they can even choose it over the Jio Phone 2 smart feature phone which is available for just Rs 2,999 in the country.
The Redmi Go’s new variant comes with 16GB of internal storage and the remaining specifications are similar to the previously launched model. There is also a dedicated micro SD card slot for storage expansion up to 128GB.
Buy it For
• Redmi Go has 1 GB of RAM and 8/16 GB of Internal storage
• It comes with 8MP primary camera and a 5MP selfie camera
Xiaomi Redmi Go: Specifications and Features
The Redmi Go has a 5-inch HD display with a 16:9 aspect ratio. It has Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 chipset, paired with 1GB of RAM and 8GB/16GB of internal storage.
Redmi Go include 8MP primary camera and a 5MP selfie camera with AI Beautify mode. The Redmi Go comes with Android 8.1 Oreo (Go Edition) out of the box and Xiaomi might roll out the Android 9 Pie (Go Edition) software update very soon on the smartphone.
Connectivity options on the smartphone include 4G LTE, VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS and a Micro USB port. It doesn’t has dual 4G support. The phone is powered by a huge 3000mAh battery and it weighs 137 grams.
The phone is available for purchase in Black as well as Blue color. It’s already up for grabs in the country via open sale, so you can go to Flipkart or Mi.com to purchase the Redmi Go. Xiaomi is selling the product across all the Mi Home stores, Mi Preferred Partner stores and Mi Studios across the country.