Google gives Gmail the Android Go treatment to save data and storage

Last December, Google launched Android Go, a lightweight operating system for less capable phones typically used in places like India and Indonesia. The company has also been creating apps for these less-capable phones, too, including YouTube Go and…
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Gmail Go is almost identical to the original Android app, but half the size


Google’s Gmail Go is now available in the Play store for Android devices, bringing most of the functionality of the original app, while shaving off half the file size. It’s part of the company’s Go suite of apps, which are designed to work well on low-end phones with low memory and storage. That, in turn, is part of the Android Go program, which brings a streamlined version of the OS to said handsets. According to Android Police, the lightweight Gmail Go is practically indistinguishable in terms of features and functionality from Gmail; the only major difference is that it’s available…

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Gmail Go for low-end devices arrives on Google Play

Google keeps releasing versions of its apps taileored for smartphones with less than 1 GB of RAM. After YouTube, Gboard and Google Assistant, now Gmail also gets a Go version. The app is available on Google Play, but can be downloaded in a limited set of countries and only by devices running Android 8.1 Oreo. There is also an link shared by APKMirror if you want to try and side-load it. Gmail Go screenshots Gmail Go does almost everything the regular mail app can. It uses less RAM and loads images on demand. When combined with Gboard Go, for example, the data…

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Google is testing its fast-loading AMP tech inside Gmail

At this point, Gmail is pretty much the only email provider anyone uses, but that doesn't mean that Google can rest upon its laurels. The company is now experimenting with its Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) tools to bring email into the 21st century….
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Hands-on with the new Gmail Go: A nearly identical experience for a smaller app size [APK Download]

It’s Go time at Google for the past few weeks and today appears to be an even more special one. We’ve seen the YouTube Go app get updated with double tap to seek controls and now Gmail Go has made its way onto the Play Store. We were able to get our hands on the APK file so I tested it out on my Pixel 2 XL (it requires Android 8.1 and above, as Go devices are based on Android 8.1).

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