galaxy a2 core

Galaxy A2 Core: Samsung’s upcoming Android Go phone

The Galaxy A2 Core, allegedly depicted in the render attached, is going to be Samsung’s next Android Go phone, to be unveiled soon.

Nokia 2 gets Android 8.1 Oreo, though trade-offs and restrictions apply

The advent of Android Go software for lightweight smartphones and Google’s mandate on coupling them together has made the update difficult.

Nokia 4.2, Nokia 3.2, Nokia 1 Plus and Nokia 210 round HMD’s MWC

The Nokia 9 PureView gave us a clear look at a true flagship from HMD Global, but the Nokia 4.2 and others represent its roots.

Verizon prepaid launches Nokia 2 V for $70

At $70, you’re getting stereo speakers, a software update promise and solid industrial design with the battery endurance to last.
redmi go

This is the sub-$100 Xiaomi Redmi Go smartphone

The Redmi Go is Xiaomi’s first Android Go smartphone. As you’d expect, it features modest specs, but it also has a killer price tag.

Nokia 1 Plus specs leaked

It looks like a sequel to Nokia’s most basic Android phone may be coming our way, perhaps in time for MWC 2019.

BLU Vivo Go is a burner Android Pie phone at $80

It’s an $80 phone with lightweight Android, a big screen, two cameras and a fingerprint sensor. Not much else you can ask for at that price.

Files Go becomes Files by Google

It’s still the same file manager app, but it’s long outgrown its original purpose. 50 million downloads outgrown. So, it’s getting a new name.
Android Go

There are a maximum of 10 million Android Go smartphones out there

While Google was silent so far about the sales of smartphones running Android Go, we might get a vague indication of how many are out there.

Alcatel 3T 8 brings Android Go with LTE to a tablet

TCL’s BlackBerry Mobile may have taken the most attention at IFA 2018 for the company, but Alcatel is still chuggin’ at it.

Alcatel 1 is $80, but there’s one big feature missing…

TCL has added another option at the budget end of its phone offerings and it is as bare bones as it can get. But is it worth $80?
Galaxy J2 Core

This is Samsung’s first Android Go phone, the Galaxy J2 Core

What can you expect from a sub-$100 phone? Check out the Galaxy J2 Core, Samsung’s first Android Go smartphone, as it gets official.

Android Go will save users even more space when it gets Pie

Lightweight, catered and yet comfy. Android Pie (Go) edition will bring a few more megabytes of space to users’ disks.
ZenFone Live

The ASUS ZenFone Live (L1) is a cheap Android Go-phone, available at Best Buy

At $110, the ASUS ZenFone Live (L1) is a steal. It’s a new Android Go-phone available today at Best Buy. Check out its features and specs.

Samsung Galaxy J2 Core purportedly pictured running non-stock Android Go software

The fast-approaching Samsung Galaxy J2 Core seems set to run a rather bizarre mix of Android Go and the company’s proprietary sofware.

Alcatel 1 with Android Go is the most basic you can get

TCL introduced us to the Alcatel 1X earlier this year with what we thought was the most basic setup with modern trimmings you can get in 2018. Well, this.

Alcatel 1X with Android Oreo (Go edition) and 2:1 screen goes on sale in the US at $100

Officially priced at $99.99, the entry-level Alcatel 1X combines Google’s Android Oreo (Go edition) software optimizations with a trendy screen and generous 16GB internal storage.

HMD Global launches Nokia 2.1 with dual front-firing speakers

The new Nokia 2 carries on the original’s mission of two-day battery life with new hardware and a better multimedia experience at a low price.

Huawei Y3 2018 goes official in Ghana with outdated specs, modern software

Low-end devices can run contemporary software out the box, as proven by several recent Android Oreo (Go Edition) releases, including the all-new Huawei Y3 2018.

Indonesia gets super-light ASUS ZenFone Live L1

There’s a standard version with 2GB of RAM and then there’s an Android Go version — compact, cleaner and snappy. And all of this for about $100.

Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 launches in India, J-series Android Go phone also in the works

Samsung continues to expand the popular budget-friendly Galaxy J smartphone family, with the J2 2018 officially unveiled in India, and a J2 Core likely in the pipeline running Android Oreo (Go Edition) software.

Nokia 8 Sirocco, 7 Plus, New Nokia 6 and Nokia 1 all get price tags and launch dates in India

The high-end Nokia 8 Sirocco, upper mid-range 7 Plus, budget-friendly new Nokia 6, and entry-level Nokia 1 are all coming to India in the next few weeks.

ZTE Tempo Go becomes the first Android Go phone officially up for grabs in the US

Priced at a measly $79.99, the ZTE Tempo Go is the first Android Go smartphone powered by a Snapdragon processor, and also the first you can actually buy in the US starting today.

Google Files Go has term search, duplicate locating and Google Photos tie-in

Google’s official file management app for Android is working in more features to it like tracing backed up photos and flagging them for local deletion.

Alcatel 3V and Alcatel 1X headed to the US soon

What may be considered the best of the crop and the most accessible of Alcatel’s Android smartphones for 2018 are coming to the US.