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The mobile industry's largest trade show is now right around the corner, with Mobile World Congress (MWC) getting underway in Barcelona on Monday. There will be lots of goodies unveiled and announced. As always, Google will have a presence at the trade show. Google's primary focus will be on its Android Oreo (Go edition) platform, and with that in mind, the company says we will see the first set of Android Oreo (Go edition) phones at the event. Android Oreo (Go edition) is a cut down and optimized version of Android Oreo. Google designed the lighter weight mobile operating system for entry level smartphones with just 1GB of RAM or less. These phones have a smaller amount of storage to work with,... Read more...
Back at Google I/O earlier this year, Google said it was working on a lightweight version of Android that would be suitable for lower end smartphones. Now several months later, Google is introducing Android Oreo (Go Edition) as part of the Android 8.1 release that is due out tomorrow for developers and device makers. As the name implies, this is a lighter, more nimble version of Android based on the latest "Oreo" build. Android Oreo Go is designed to run on entry-level Android devices with 512MB to 1GB of memory. These types of handsets have vastly inferior specs compared to flagships, such as Samsung's Galaxy Note 8, which boasts a generous 6GB of RAM. Higher end phones don't have any trouble... Read more...