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Google's next Android overhaul is said to embrace iPhone 'notch'

Google's next Android overhaul is said to embrace iPhone 'notch' Google's next Android overhaul is said to embrace iPhone 'notch'
Sherri Watson | 15 February, 2018, 18:06

Google has introduced a lighter version of the Gmail app - Gmail Go - which will work with devices, with basic specifications such as less than 1GB RAM or 512MB RAM. There are many sources available on the web from which you can easily download an APK file of Gmail Go application and can manually install it to a respective low end Android smartphone running on Android Go edition platform.

Alphabet Inc's Google controls the Android software, while other companies manufacture the devices. Gmail Go app is now available in India and can be downloaded from Google Play Store.

Google has already launched the Google Assistant Go, Google Gboard Go, Google YouTube Go, Maps Go etc. Bloomberg reported it is also expected to improve the battery life of Android devices and be able to handle newly designed phones including ones that have multiple screens or screens that can be folded. So yes, you can explore pretty much everything with the same speed on low end smartphones through this compact version of Gmail app i.e. Gmail Go. This means the app will take up very less space on the phone, consuming around 24.80MB when installed as against 47MB consumed by the regular app. It basically displays the messages from friends and family first, while social and promotional emails are categorized neatly for when you have time.

The app also groups emails from all IMAP, POP3, and Exchange accounts under one roof. There's also an option to report spam or mark as important. "Plus, find messages quickly with powerful search and lots more", says Google on Gmail Go page.

What's more, Gmail Go comes with 15 GB worth of free storage.