ZTE launches first Android Go phone ‘Tempo Go’ in the US, costs $80

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ZTE has become the first company to launch the first ever Android Go supported smartphone in the United States, while the others are still testing the waters to sell average to low cost or entry level smartphones in the States.

Android Go has been developed specifically keeping in mind the smartphones having not so fascinating hardware or low end specifications.

ZTE Tempo Go isn’t quite attractive when it comes to looks, but surely can process most of the important requests that are desired by every smartphones users and all thanks to Android Go.

ZTE Tempo Go is available in the U.S. to buy online at $79.99.

ZTE Tempo Go
ZTE Tempo Go

ZTE Tempo Go Specifications – The smartphone comes with a FWVGA 480 x 854 resolution 5-inch display, having 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of ROM. ROM can be expanded up to 32 GB via Micro SD card. The device has 5 MP of rear camera with a flash and 2 MP of front facing camera which is supported by 2200 mAh battery that has 12 hours of talk time and 220 hours of standby time. All of that has been mounted atop MSM8909 Quad Core 1.1GHz CPU.

The device also has all other regular tech like Bluetooth, Wifi among others.

The specs as well as the look of the device may not be as charming as other flagship smartphones, but surely does the job and that too when it has priced crazy cheap.

Almost all the apps that run on Android Go are trimmed and are developed to run without any glitch on low end smartphones as all the Android Go phones will be having entry level specifications. The users can expect the device and apps to be having comparably less features as that is a feature in itself to let the device breath properly and prevent it from getting hanged every time users tap anywhere on the smartphone.

The main market of the Android Go installed smartphones is the countries like India and some parts of Africa etc., where the demand for the entry level phones is greater than the United States. However, when it comes to India, Android has been selling like crazy and have the user base even larger than the U.S. or any other country across the globe.

The sale figures and other tables after the launch of ZTE Tempo Go in the States will be on the radar of the competitors and if the device receive a good response then this will be the beginning of competition in the entry level segment.

Stay tuned for more such tech updates.