With Go Edition, Google also wants to continue supplying smartphones from the lower entry level with Android 10 and its Android ecosystem. With the new version of the thin operating system, the company promises more performance and security for smartphones with the maximum 1.5 Gigabytes of memory.
10 percent more power and new encryption
While cheap smartphones in the entry-level range used to be a concession to poor hardware with an outdated version of Google’s Android operating system on the market and, therefore, were already insecure and incompatible at the time of purchase, the company controls the – starting with Android 8 Oreo and then with Android 9 Pie in the Go Edition: more or less successful since 2018. With Android 10 (Go Edition) now follows the third joke, on a total of 1,600 devices, including Nokia, Samsung and Xiaomi basic level devices are used in more than 180 countries. Google talks about 500 manufacturers that will offer smartphones with Android 10 (Go Edition).
Above all, Google promises more privacy and names its newly developed encryption ” adiantum “, which offer more security and, in addition, should have a positive effect on performance through the moderate use of weaker hardware. Google attests that the new Go Edition is 10 percent more powerful than its direct predecessor, which had to work without encryption. According to Google, the additional power is mainly reflected in the applications, which also start ten percent faster.
New and specially customized Go applications
In addition, it is said that the new Go Edition has improved specially adapted Go applications. This is how Google Go gets a read-only function with AI support ” which makes consuming long texts as easy as listening to radio broadcasts“The new Google Lens feature helps people with visual disabilities read and translate texts that the user points to with the camera. It was also YouTube Go optimized for low bandwidths and use less data volume than the normal version. Galerie Go now has a size of only 10 megabytes and supports the marking of people and places in photos with the help of an AI engine that works exclusively offline.Also popular applications worldwide such as Uber, Facebook Messenger, Twitter and Spotify It should be further optimized and now ” Go-Ready ” Se. Google talks about a fully optimized Android ecosystem.
Shortly before the world launch
The Android 10 Go Edition update is expected to launch in the coming weeks and, at the same time, the new smartphones are priced globally starting at $ 27 before taxes. The best known representatives of this class of devices are the Nokia 1, the Samsung A2 and the Xiaomi Redmi Go. In this country, the Go edition is not very widespread, although go applications are also available in the German Google PlayStore.