While pronouncing Android Go all through the outlet keynote of the I/O builders convention in 2017, Google had said this is a program that goals to support the finances smartphone ecosystem. Now, the era large has said that the primary set of smartphones working Android Oreo (Go version) will likely be unveiled at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018. It additionally stated that the handsets will likely be priced not up to $50. Additionally, Google may be anticipated to supply a big push to its augmented truth efforts on Android by way of unleashing ARCore at the development.
Google, in a blog post on Thursday, detailed the bulletins we will be expecting at MWC that can formally start in Barcelona on Monday. While primary OEMs like Samsung and Nokia are anticipated to unveil their new smartphones on Sunday, Google may also show off its newest merchandise all through the industry display. Senior Vice President of Google’s Platforms & Ecosystems, Hiroshi Lockheimer published a couple of merchandise, equivalent to Google Assistant and Lens. However, the spotlight of the development might be the revealing of the primary Android Go handsets.
Android Oreo (Go version) or Android Go is a trimmed down model of Android eight.1 Oreo aimed at low cost smartphones. It works even with smartphones that experience best 512MB of RAM and has get admission to to a slew of apps designed for low-bandwidth. It comes will apps like Google Go, Google Maps Go, Gmail Go, YouTube Go, Google Assistant Go, and Files Go.
Nokia licencee HMD Global is rumoured to be launching a Nokia 1Android Go smartphone at MWC 2018. Meanwhile, in India, Reliance Jio and Micromax have introduced they might release Android Go smartphones.
Google has additionally said that some new Android One smartphone can also be presented subsequent week. It stated, with the most recent Android One handsets, you’ll be able to be expecting to see quicker get admission to to Android OS updates for 2 years, together with the most recent AI inventions, common safety updates for 3 years and in-built Google Play Protect, extra streamlined interface, and extra.
To recall, Google CEO Sundar Pichai, in 2014, had launched the Android One platform as a mission aimed to supply a high quality inventory Android revel in. In India, Xiaomi had introduced the Mi A1 Android One smartphone final yr.
As consistent with Google, another bulletins bobbing up at MWC will likely be round Google Assistant, visible research app Lens, and RCS messages. Meanwhile, studies say Google will in any case make its large AR play by way of unveiling its ARCore framework.
Google had shut down its Project Tango laptop imaginative and prescient platform final yr announcing that it’ll proceed the augmented truth adventure with its ARCore era. Now, as consistent with a report in Variety, the corporate is making plans on pushing arduous for AR in Barcelona, by way of freeing the v1.zero of ARCore at the Play Store. It is hoping to make it to be had on 100 million Android handsets by way of March 2018.