Redmi Go is Xiaomi’s new entry-level offering in India: price, specifications

“The Redmi Go comes with basic specifications and a watered down version of Android Oreo (Go edition) running out of the box”

Xiaomi has introduced the Redmi Go smartphone – its first with Android Oreo (Go Edition) OS, in India. The new entry-level offering runs a souped down version of Android meant for low-end devices. The handset seems to be targeted at first-time smartphone users jumping from feature phones. It doesn’t offer any modern day specs like the 18:9 or 19:9 aspect ratio display or dual cameras instead, the Redmi Go packs a budget chipset and a 16:9 aspect ratio display with thick borders.

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Redmi Go price in India

The Redmi Go has been priced at Rs 4,499 for the lone 1GB of RAM and 8GB internal storage variant. The handset comes in Black and Blue colour options and will be available for sales starting from March 22nd at 12pm via e-commerce platform Flipkart,, and Mi Home stores.

Redmi Go specifications

Talking about the specifications, the Redmi Go packs a 5-inch HD display and Qualcomm’s 1.4GHz quad-core Snapdragon 425 ticking at its core. The SoC is mated with 1GB RAM and an 8GB internal storage, which is user expandable up to 128GB by adding a microSD card. In the camera department, you get a single 8-megapixel camera on the rear and a 5-megapixel camera up front for selfies and video calling. The cameras are backed by Auto HDR and 11 scene modes to further enhance the results.

Redmi Go

There is no fingerprint sensor on the phone, which means users will have to rely on password unlock. For connectivity, there’s dual SIM, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS. The entire setup is run by a 3,000mAh battery. Other than that, the Redmi Go also features support for over 20 Indian languages and virtual Google Assistant in Hindi.

Xiaomi Redmi Go Specifications
Quad Core, 1.4 GHz
Snapdragon 425
5.0 inches (12.7 cm)
HD, 294 PPI
8 MP Primary Camera
LED Flash
5 MP Front Camera
3000 mAh
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Ashish is one of the youngest members of 91mobiles, and a recent tech geek convert. When he's not churning out articles, you’ll find him watching sports or binging TV shows. He listens to John Mayer when beating Delhi traffic.
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