Tuesday, December 1

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Google reportedly will require phones with 2GB RAM or less to run Android Go

Google may plan to force manufacturers to use Android Go Edition on devices with 2GB of RAM or less, according to a leaked document. XDA Developers obtained a copy of Google’s ‘Android 11 Go Edition Device Configuration Guide’ courtesy of Tillie Kottman (@deletescape). The document includes details about Android Go being a requirement for new devices at or below a certain spec level. Further, the document says that starting with Android 11, devices with 512MB of RAM won’t qualify to preload Google Mobile Services (GMS). Google introduced Android Go back in 2017 as a modified version of Android designed for low-end devices, specifically those with 1GB RAM or less. However, Google has never required manufacturers to use Android Go on...