The first Android Go smartphone for the US Coast is now available, and if you want to give it a try, it will not bring you much money.
The ZTE Tempo Go features a 5.0-inch screen display with a resolution of 854 x 480 pixels. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 SoC – a 1.1GHz quad-core chip that works in conjunction with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of local storage (expandable by 32GB via microSD card slot).
megapixel rear-view camera, a 2 megapixel front shooter and a 3.5-mm headphone jack in addition to the usual wireless connectivity options such as 802.11 b / g / n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.2. ZTE's website does not mention the size of the phone battery.
Obviously, there is not much excitement about the hardware specifications here. It is noteworthy, however, that Google is running the version of Android for low-end devices. Baptized with Android Go, the operating system provides performance and memory improvements with built-in data management features and security features. It also offers a range of lightweight Google apps and access to an optimized version of the Google Play Store, highlighting apps that work best on the lower-end hardware.
There's no guarantee that Android Go will be a great experience should be better than what you would get with an otherwise "stock" installation of Android running on under-powered hardware.
The ZTE Tempo Go is available from $ 79.99.