Seems like Xiaomi is working on its first Android Go smartphone. The Xiaomi Redmi smartphone based on Android Go with model number M1903C3GG has been certified with Singapore’s IMDA, FCC in the US and Russia’s EEC.
The two certification sources did not reveal the name of the new Android Go phone. However, Singapore’s agency has revealed that the phone’s marketing name is Redmi Go. The FCC listing has revealed that 141 x 71 mm dimensionsalong with a diagonal measurement of 150mm of the device which hints at the Redmi Go having a 5.9-inch screen. The display is expected to be HD+ with 1440 x 720 resolution and the handset might have an 18:9 aspect ratio.
The details of Redmi Go were first spotted by Nashville Chatter and it claims the smartphone could be priced under $100 (Rs 7,065 approx.) after going on sale. The Xiaomi Redmi Go is expected to have dual-SIM support, 2.4GHz Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.2.
The phone will run Android Pie (Go Edition) with 1GB of RAM and expected to have a single rear camera setup and 8GB of internal storage. As far as the processor is concerned, the phone might be powered by a MediaTek or Qualcomm entry-level chipset.
As of now nothing much is known for this Xiaomi Android Go phone, but since it has been spotted on various certifications website, the phone is likely to be launched soon. Since it will be Android Go phone, the price is likely to be below Rs 10,000.