Google has launched Gmail Go app for Android Go devices like YouTube Go, Google Assistant Go, Files Go, Maps Go. Gmail app will also be lighter and specifically designed for devices with low-end specifications. Google’s Android Go will bring the latest Android Oreo operating system to phones with basic specifications like 1GB RAM or 512MB RAM, less storage space and lower-end processors.
According to a report on GSMArena the Go version of the Gmail app is available in selected countries including India. It is compatible with devices running on Android Go with Android 8.0 Oreo as the OS on the device. The apk file of the app is of 9.51 MB as listed on APKmirror, whereas the original version of the app comes with a size of 20.66 MB, which can exceed depending on the device.
Gmail Go will also come with 15GB of free storage for users. The app will support multiple accounts, including the ability to set up Gmail and non-Gmail addresses. The app also blocks spam before it hits the inbox.
Google has also recently launched the Assistant Go app as well, which is designed for Android Go phones. The Assistant app also offers similar features like the regular version of the app.
The report mentions that the app can’t be deleted from the settings of a smartphone but it will be deleted directly from the Google Play Store.