Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 1st Mar 2018 01:03 UTC

Mobile World Congress is happening this week, and we're slowly getting a better picture of what Google's new "Android Go" initiative will look like. Android Go is a special configuration of Android 8.1 (with a selection of special "Go" apps) that targets low-end devices with 1GB of RAM or less.

MWC has seen a ton of manufacturers sign up for the program and announce phones shipping with the Go config, so it's time for a hardware roundup.

We often tend to get tunnel vision and focus on expensive flagships, so here's a roundup of upcoming 100 dollar Android Go phones. These are neat little phones for a decent price.

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RE: landfill phones
by moondevil on Thu 1st Mar 2018 09:15 UTC in reply to "landfill phones"
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I still am a big WP fan.

Their decision to compile .NET to native code at the store level and expose 100% of the WP Frameworks to C++ as well (not like the castrated NDK) really makes a big performance difference.

Both would be possible on Android as well, compiling Java to native on the Play Store instead of wasting phone resources, and having an actual usable NDK, but Google has other priorities apparently.

Oh and all of them got more updates on their history than any of my Android devices.

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