Google to add Android 11 Go edition for entry-level smartphones

Google has introduced several new features in its Android 11 operating system for the entry-level smartphones.
Android 11 Go editionStarting next month, Android 11 (Go edition) will be available on all devices with up to 2GB of memory.

On Android 11 (Go edition) apps will launch 20 percent faster than as compared with Google Android 10 (Go edition).

“With the expansion to 2GB, apps launch up to 20 per cent faster, and with an additional 270 MB of additional free memory, people can now run three to four more apps in the background,” Sagar Kamdar, VP of Product Management, Android, said in a blog post on Thursday.

“Android (Go edition) on 2GB devices also comes with up to 900MB of additional free storage space – enough to take up to 300 more selfies and download an entire movie,” Sagar Kamdar added.

Google first introduced Android (Go edition) in 2018 to provide a high-quality smartphone experience for entry-level device.

Since then, Android (Go edition) has brought improved speed, reliability, and security to over 100 million entry-level devices through apps and features specifically built to address local needs.

The tech giant said Android 11 (Go edition) shows all of your conversations in a dedicated space in the notification section. This means you can see, respond to, and manage your conversations with family and friends all in one place, no matter what apps they use, says Google.

Android 11 (Go edition) also comes with new privacy enhancements that make it easier to control how and when data on your device is shared.

The Android 11 (Go edition) operating system helps smartphone customers take advantage of the increased screen real estate for your favorite apps. With gesture-based navigation you can go to the home screen, navigate backward, and fluidly switch between apps using simple swipes.