Xiaomi is getting set to launch a new smartphone in India on March 19. The Chinese giant has released a press invite to an event scheduled for March 19 in India. The invitation contains the texts, “‘Go’ #MiForYou” which points to the launch of Xiaomi’s first Redmi Go smartphone for the Indian market. The price of the device isn’t revealed but it carries an 80 Euros price tag in Europe.
The Redmi Go smartphone was launched a couple of months back as Xiaomi’s first Android Go smartphone. The phone looks very much like the top-selling and cool Redmi 4A model which was one of the company’s highest -grossing smartphone till date. The back may look more like the Redmi 6A but the 6A is basically a redesigned Redmi 4A. The launch also pitches the device as the third Xiaomi phone after Mi A1 and Mi A2 and the first Redmi model to run pure Android OS.
Specs wise, the Redmi Go features a 5-inch display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. The device is powered by a 1.4GHz quad-core Snapdragon 425 processor. Like other Android Go phones, it has 1GB of RAM and 8GB of storage with a MicroSD card slot for expanding the storage. The phone has an 8MP rear camera with an LED flash and a 5MP front-facing camera. It runs Android 8.1 Oreo (Go Edition) and packs a 3,000mAh battery. Other features include dual SIM support, a 3.5mm audio jack, and a MicroUSB port for charging and data transfer.