The new Redmi Go phone is very compact in this price range and the amazing thing is that despite having a plastic body, it is very strong. The length-width of the phone is 140.4×70.1×8.35 millimeters. The Redmi Go fits easily in the hand and the grip of the phone is also quite good. The phone has a curved edge and weighs 137 grams.
The Redmi Go phone has a 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) display with an aspect ratio of 16: 9. The display looks vibrant in the indoor but the colors are not clear in daylight. Android navigation buttons are provided in the bezel at the bottom of the phone. The Redmi Go is not very modern in appearance, but it is true given the price of the handset.
Xiaomi’s latest Redmi Go smartphone comes in Blue and Black colors. The blue variant comes with a glossy finish, while the black variant comes with matte texture. Due to the matte finish in the black variant, fingerprints and spots do not fall easily. Dust and spots easily fall on the shiny plastic and glass panel.
The top of the phone has a 3.5mm audio jack and microphone hole. At the same time, the micro-USB port, speaker and second microphone hole have got place at the bottom of the phone. The power and volume buttons are on the right side of the phone. There are two trays on the left side of Redmi Go – a single nano SIM in the upper tray and a second SIM in the bottom tray and a microSD card up to 128 GB.
Xiaomi has claimed that a dual pyrolytic graphite sheet has been used under the plastic case, which keeps the phone cool by reducing the heat coming out of the phone. The Redmi Go phone has 1 GB RAM and 8 GB storage with a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor.
To make life in the phone, a 3,000 mAh battery has been provided. Talking about camera setup, the handset has an 8-megapixel rear camera, which has an aperture F / 2.0. A 5-megapixel sensor has been given on the front panel. Redmi Go runs on Android 8.1 Oreo (Go Edition).
Many apps in the phone are pre-installed in ‘light’ avatar so that it can work properly with low-end hardware. The performance of the Redmi Go phone is fast and the apps in it also open fast. We will give you detailed information about camera quality, performance, display quality, battery life in our review.