Tag Archive for Android Go

Android Go – How does Google’s lightweight ecosystem compare to the original?

Android Go is Google’s lightweight mobile platform that aims to run on lower system specifications than usual. It’s aimed at developing and lower-income areas, where devices with poor processors and small amounts of RAM will be most prevalent. It exists basically to make sure that those in developing nations can still avail of applications and…

Download: Android Go-optimized Pixel Launcher for Low RAM devices

There are a ton of launchers on the Play Store out there vying for your attention. Nova Launcher and Action Launcher are just two examples of popular third-party launchers. Google’s Pixel Launcher has been rising in popularity among users thanks to various ports such as Rootless Pixel 2 Launcher by paphonb and Rootless Pixel Launcher by AmirZ. AmirZ’s…

The Huawei Y5 Lite (2018) will be the company’s first Android Oreo Go Edition phone

While tech media tends to disproportionately focus on mid-range and flagship devices, device makers are always looking for new ways to get their smartphones in the hands of budget-conscious consumers and/or consumers in emerging markets. To aid with that effort, Google announced a version of Android 8.1 Oreo optimized for low-end hardware—Android Go. Though Android…

Unofficial LineageOS 15.1 brings Android 8.1 Oreo Go Edition to First Generation Android One Devices

While there has yet to be an official release of LineageOS 15.1, the LineageOS developers have been hard at work on the bring-up and several maintainers have released unofficial builds in the meanwhile. The first generation Android One devices, commonly referred to as Sprout within the community, also have a few unofficial builds available. XDA Recognized…