Android is known to call operating systems with very sweet names such as Masmelow, KitKat, Donout or Oreo. They're already in version 9, and that's called pie. They also celebrated 10 years and were renewed by launching the Go and One, two prints on some smartphones.
According to the figures announced by the company, Android has about 1,300 brands in approximately 2 billion active devices with at least 24,000 unique products.
Hiroshi LockheimerEcosystems and senior vice president of Android platforms wrote on the official OS blog that Go and One are "two programs that help them know exactly what to expect when they buy an Android device."
Android is updated every year as the main competitor is iOS (iOS and iPhone's operating system). Buyers of the latest mobile phones from brands like Asus, Motorola, LG and Samsung bought one of the two most recent versions of Android, in this case with Oreo or Pie.
It is almost not guaranteed to receive the latest update, there are several mobile phones connected to it (Motorola One is one of them). For this reason, only 21.5% of users who use Android devices are in the current state, that is, the Oreo version (2017), Nougat in 22.8% (2016) and 21.3% Marshmallow (22.3%). 2015) Having. ).
However, "the newest (Pastry and Oreo) is not suitable for entry-level or low-quality phones. The reason is that they have the most suitable features for the highest technological performance," SView Ebastián's Full Profile, System engineer and developer for Android.
To think that was the development of Go. Lockheimer explains: "An optimized version of Android (Oreo or Pie) adapted for 1 GB RAM or less smartphones. With less storage and processing capacity"
What achieves is a more suitable performance of the device. Launched a year ago and recently renewed, it is currently available in 120 countries and operates on 200 devices. In Colombia, for example, Alcatel 1, Moto E5 Play, Alcatel 1X and Nokia 1 mobile phones are using Android Oreo Go.
"An essential part of the Go experience is a series of redesigned Google apps designed specifically to meet the needs of smartphone owners for the first time. Sagar Kamdar, Product management director for Android.
Karen RuizThe product manager of Motorola Colombia, describes Android One in the following terms: safe, simple, and intelligent.
In addition to using the latest operating system updates, Google innovations, and security updates for the user on a regular basis, Android explains its intuitive and simplified software design.
Advantages of using a device with one Lockheim is, these Faster access to Android OS updates over two years, including Google's latest artificial intelligence innovations. Among the most secure devices in the ecosystem are regular security updates and built-in Google Play Protect (antivirus) for three years.
The country already has some mobile phones with the Android One: Motorola One (launched last month), Nokia 8 Sirocco, Xiaomi Mi A2, HTC U11 Life and Nokia 7.1.
A version for input devices and a version that fits the middle range, but guarantees new features such as Security and Artificial Intelligence. It's not that hard to decide.