Seems Meizu is getting ready to announce its first Android Go phone soon. Meizu has confirmed its partnership with Google to launch its first Android Go Edition smartphone. The confirmation comes straight from Ard Boudeling, Head of global marketing, Meizu.
Ard Boudeling has announced the partnership on his official twitter handle. His tweet reads “Those of you who’ve been following me for a while know how passionate I am about Android Go. I’m proud to share we’re working together with Google to launch Meizu’s first #AndroidGoEdition smartphone!”. Sadly his tweet did not reveal any details regarding specifications, pricing or the availability of the upcoming Meizu Android Go Phone. Recently the company officials confirmed AndroidHeadlines that the device will be released later this year.
Though the specifications of the Meizu phone will remain below average, it is the software that will make a major difference. The Android Oreo (Go Edition) is meant for low-end devices that run with 512MB to 1GB of memory. The aim is to provide the latest Android updates to the masses and it will be available as a part of Android 8.1 release.
The latest Android Oreo (Go edition) is specially optimized for the entry-level handsets and it includes better performance along with built-in data management features and security benefits. Google has also designed a new set of Google apps including includes Google Go, Google Assistant Go, YouTube Go, Google Maps Go, Gmail Go, Gboard, Google Play, Chrome, and the new Files Go app, which are meant to be lighter and it will smoother on the entry-level devices.