Google Launches Android Oreo Go Edition

Android has been a legacy operating system by Google, with more than 2 billion active devices around the world. As promised at the I/O event this year, Google has brought the full-fledged version of Android Go as a part of Android Oreo 8.1 release which the company is launching tomorrow.

Google ensures of security, performance, and reliability with this new version. As stated in the official blog,

“We enhanced Android Oreo (Go edition) for speed and reliability on entry-level devices, which means the average app is now 15 percent faster on devices running Android Oreo (Go edition). There are many of these kinds of optimizations—and they really add up. If all entry level Android devices launched apps 15 percent faster, that would save the world a cumulative one million hours of time—every day!”

 
Source: Google
 
Android Oreo, i.e., Android 8.0 is the latest version of Android and after Android 8.1 release, all Oreo devices having memory between 512 MB and 1 GB will come already optimized with Go features, which include a high-performance and secure operating system; a new set of light-weight pre-installed Google Apps that suite the needs of first time Android users the best and save up to 50% of the storage; and, a tuned version of Google Play Store that would suggest the apps most suitable for the device based on its configuration.
 
 
Source: Google 

For entry-level Android devices, the Go edition looks like a boon as it spares 50% of the storage space with optimized OS, runs faster, utilizes Google’s data saver feature (by default enabled) with the ability for users to manage background data usage, comes with built-in Google Play Protect security, and redesigned versions of many popular Google apps, especially those that come pre-installed on Android Oreo, such as – Gmail Go, Google Maps Go, Google Assistant Go, and YouTube Go etc.

Google informs that Android Oreo (Go edition) in Android 8.1, will soon be available in the market with the Android devices built by its partners. Go Google! We are waiting for Android 8.1 Go Edition.