Redmi Go Price Revealed as It Goes Up for Pre-Orders in the Philippines

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Redmi Go Price Revealed as It Goes Up for Pre-Orders in the Philippines

Redmi Go is listed on Philippines site Lazada

  • Redmi Go is priced in Philippines at PHP 3,990
  • The budget phone packs a 3,000mAh battery
  • The Redmi Go is powered by the Snapdragon 425 SoC

Xiaomi's sub-brand Redmi introduced the Redmi Go smartphone via a tweet earlier this week, and now it has been spotted in Philippines. The phone is up for pre-orders in the region already, and shipping is scheduled to begin from February 5. The listing reveals that the Redmi Go runs on Android Oreo (Go edition), sports a 5-inch display, an 8-megapixel rear camera, and packs a 3,000mAh battery. The Redmi Go is the second smartphone from Xiaomi after the Redmi sub-brand announcement. The Redmi Note 7 was launched earlier this month in China, and it is expected to launch in India soon.

Redmi Go price, availability

Redmi Go is up for pre-orders on Philippine site Lazada for the price of PHP 3,990 (roughly Rs. 5,433). The smartphone is listed in Black and Blue colour options, and shipping is scheduled to begin from February 5 onwards. The phone has been listed with one-year official warranty and free delivery perks. In Europe, WinFuture notes the smartphone will be priced at around EUR 80 (roughly Rs. 6,500), and will go on sale in February.

As for design, the budget Redmi Go sports visible chins at the top and bottom portions of the display, with bottom chin housing capacitive buttons. The volume and power buttons are on the right edge, and the back panel houses a single rear camera setup. There's no sign of a fingerprint sensor.

Redmi Go specifications

As per the listing, the Redmi Go runs on Google's Android 8.1 Oreo (Go Edition) and sports a 5-inch HD display. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 quad-core processor paired with 1GB RAM. 8GB of internal storage is also offered.

In the camera department, there is an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash support, and a 5-megapixel front sensor as well. It packs a 3,000mAh battery, and includes light sensor, proximity sensor, and accelerometer.

A previous report also suggests that the Redmi Go phone should also come with microSD card expansion, dual-SIM slots, Micro USB port, Bluetooth v4.2 connectivity, and 4G LTE connectivity as well.

Can Redmi Go Be the affordable smartphone that kills feature phones? We discussed this on Orbital, our weekly technology podcast, which you can subscribe to via Apple Podcasts or RSS, download the episode, or just hit the play button below.

  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Extremely affordable
  • Well built and good-looking
  • Good battery life
  • Bad
  • Sub-par cameras
  • Limited RAM and storage
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 425
Front Camera5-megapixel
Rear Camera8-megapixel
Battery Capacity3000mAh
OSAndroid 8.1 Oreo (Go edition)
Resolution720x1280 pixels

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