Android (Go edition)
Powering entry-level devices.
A lightning speed OS, built for smartphones with less than 2 GB of RAM. Android (Go edition) is the best of Android—running lighter and saving data. Making more possible on so many devices.
Faster launch times.
Apps start up 15% faster when you run Android (Go edition) on an entry-level smartphone.
Phones that do more, all at once.
With up to 270 MB extra memory, users can run more apps and games at the same time.
Extra space for media and apps.
Up to 900 MB of additional storage means room for more photos, videos and apps. Choose from over 2 million apps in Google Play.
Built to connect more people.
We believe that everyone should have access to an amazing smartphone experience. From features that make the world more inclusive to tools that change lives, Android (Go edition) is a platform with major impact.
A camera that turns text to speech.
Lens in Google Go reads written language out loud, helping more people understand the world around them.
Apps that expand what’s possible.
On Android (Go edition), Google apps are built from the ground up—so apps use less space, save data and stay loaded with power. Giving users new tools to capture the perfect shot. Or listen to a webpage. While keeping everything faster, more helpful and easier to use.
Helping new smartphone users do more. Let Google read a page out loud or get suggestions while typing. Set searches to private on shared devices. Even use the camera to hear new words on signs and forms. Bringing the world closer, just like that.
One tap editing. Media that’s easier to find. So users spend less time searching for that one group photo—because built-in machine learning keeps things organized. And it all happens offline, saving data for what matters most.
Explore the world with a camera that keeps details crisp and colors vibrant. Use Portrait Mode to snap the perfect image. And with storage suggestions, there’s always room to capture more.
Talk to send a text or get answers to important questions. Like what’s the weather next week? Or who won the game? And the Google Assistant only runs when you ask it to, so your battery lasts a whole lot longer.
Easily manage files.
Files by Google helps everyone find, share and clean up their stuff. Get tips on what to delete like unused apps or low-res videos. Even send files to nearby friends, without using data.
Tools to find balance.
Digital Wellbeing tools help users stay in control of how they use their phone. Set limits with App Timers and manage notifications. Or reduce interruptions with Do Not Disturb.
Even more in Google Play.
With Android (Go edition), users get access to everything in Google Play. Beyond apps made for entry-level devices, there’s over 2 million more apps to discover. Keep up with friends, read the news and solve every puzzle. Because on Android, there’s an app for everything.
Built-in security that stays on guard.
Android (Go edition) helps everyone stay protected. Built-in security features come right out of the box. And they’re always running to keep devices free from harm. It's like powerful armor, making users safer. All backed by expert resources from Google.
Google Play Protect
Every day, Google Play Protect runs on its own—stopping harmful apps from reaching users.
Find My Device
Locate and lock down a device if it goes missing. Even remotely wipe the device to protect it from prying eyes.
More privacy controls
Stay in charge of where personal data goes, and get info to make smarter privacy choices.
Efficient data security
Adiantum encryption is designed for entry-level smartphones. It keeps data safe, without affecting performance.
Create apps for a bigger audience.
Reach more people and build with Android. Join tons of developers who are making apps designed to run on entry-level smartphones.Learn more
Let’s build together.
Today, more than 80% of entry-level Android phones run on Android (Go edition). That means new ways to explore in 180+ countries. On over 1600 device models. Get the tools you need to help users do more with Android.GET STARTED
Read up on what’s happening.
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