Android Go is here to fix super cheap phones
See the original posting on The Verge
When a new version of Android comes out, its usually a big deal. There are new features, a bunch of design changes, and sometimes new phones to go along with it. But when a new version of Android launched on six new phones this week, it didnt seem like a big deal at all, and it was quickly overshadowed by announcements like the Galaxy S9.
Thats because those six phones are largely under $100, and its because that version of Android isnt designed for the kind of flashy new phones that grab headlines.
Android Go which Google would like us to refer to as Android Oreo (Go Edition), which is not going to happen is a stripped-down version of Android meant to run on inexpensive, low-end devices: devices without much processing power,…