Google Launches Android Oreo Go Edition, OS Optimized for Devices that have Smaller RAM Capacity. Announced on Google I / O last May, finally Android Go has been completed. In Google’s blog today officially released Android Go based on Android Oreo 8.1. Android Go seems to be developed to replace the less successful Android One in the market.
Android Go is specifically optimized to run on 512 MB to 1GB of RAM devices. The first device Android Go will be present in the next few months. Google says that Android app will run 15 percent faster on this operating system. In addition the default application takes 50 percent less storage data.
The use of data on Android Go is even tighter. Google has embedded Data Usage tools to allow users to control applications on those using background data. The Google Chrome Data Saver feature on Android is also enabled by default.
Visually Android Go take advantage of the features of Android Oreo is Adaptive Icons so the display icon on Android Go looks consistent that can be set rounded or box shape. We also saw Google redesign the Recent View view to make multitasking simpler to reduce the burden of memory usage.
Google Go App
Meanwhile, Google today also announced a set of Go apps, such as Google Go, Google Assistant Go, YouTube Go, Google Maps Go, Gmail Go, Gboard, Google Play, Chrome and the new Files Go app.
For example, Google Go is an app previously called Google Search Lite. This application can save data up to 40 percent and less than 5MB size. And has an interface that focuses optimized on faster interactions.
Go Play Android Oreo Go
The last important part of Android Go is the Play Store. The Play Store specifically developed for Android Go will recommend any app that can run well on entry level devices. Other features of its Play Store also support Play Protect and the Find My Device security feature.
The Android Go launch today focuses on the country India is considered home to the next millions of Android users. In addition to the Android Go launch there are several launch apps with special features developed for India such as motorcycle / scooter mode on Google Maps.
Well, indirectly the culture and conditions in India are more or less the same as in Indonesia. Android Go will also be very useful in Indonesia. The launch is also to encourage developers to create applications that are optimized for entry-level devices.