A lightning-speed OS built for smartphones with 2GB or lower RAM. Android (Go edition) runs lighter, saves data, and optimizes storage so users can have access to amazing smartphone experiences on entry-level devices.
Whether you’ve already built your Android app or are looking to get started, here are some guides for best practices to follow to ensure the best performance.
Considerations to remember when you begin your development journey on Android (Go edition).
There are minimum RAM requirements for devices to run Android (Go edition), depending on the version of Android you are running.
Optimize existing applications to perform well on low-RAM devices.
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