Android Oreo (Go edition) has been launched as a part of the Android 8.1 release. Android Oreo devices with 512MB to 1GB of memory will come with the all the Go optimisations.
Devices running Android Oreo (Go edition) come with Google's data saver features turned on by default. The average app is now 15 percent faster on devices running Android Oreo (Go edition). Android Oreo (Go edition) and enhanced pre installed Google apps take up 50 percent less space. The net result is double the amount of available storage on entry-level devices.
Many of the popular Google apps have been redesigned. The set of optimised apps includes Google Go, Google Assistant Go, YouTube Go, Google Maps Go, Gmail Go, Google Play, Chrome, and the new Files Go app by Google. Google Go, a new app to find the information you want, optimises data by up to 40 percent, weighs less than 5MB in size, and makes it faster to find popular and trending information with a simple, tappable interface. Files Go is a file management app that helps to clean up space and stay organised.