Why are the Android Go apps are different from the Regular Apps?
Posted: Jul 31, 2019
The Android Go is quite famous today. Most of you must know about it. Google has currently released several forms of Go applications that are very light on an operation.
The significant aspect of these applications is that they will work smoothly on most smartphones. The reality is Android Go Apps can fulfill all the criteria as Google promises. Now, let's check what makes it unique from other regular application:
The difference between Google Go and Google:
First of all, as mentioned earlier, Go apps are remarkably lighter. Similarly, the Google Go application having very lightweight occupies a little space. If we talk about space, this app takes as much as twelve megabytes space in your phone.
It is entirely negligible, isn't it? You compare can that with the standard Google app. It takes around 170-180 megabytes approx. The designing is this Go app is also carrying quite a professional look.
It has highlights like voice searching, maps, GIFS and even Google translations too. Of course, Google Go doesn't have highlights like the Google Feed.
However, that is alright considering the space you're securing. You must also remember that many individuals don't generally utilize the Google Feed.
Google Go is quite similar regarding features with the Google Application. Google Go utilizes lesser RAM than the Google Application does.
It uses round about sixty megabytes of RAM which is much lower than Google app. Standard Google app uses more than two hundred megabytes regarding RAM speed.
The comparison Google Maps Go with Google Maps:
Google Go is also a very light application. It takes minimal space on your mobile. If you consider the standard Google Maps, they take around 50 megabytes of space. It's not enormous, but in comparison with Google Go maps, you will find it significant.
The Maps Go application offers a ton of the highlights from the standard Maps application. When you install this Go app, it will hardly take around 200-250 KB space. However, the normal Maps which takes around 130-140 megabytes of space after installation.
The RAM usage of Google Go app is also on the lower side. Go app uses merely around 4 megabytes of RAM. However, Google Map's RAM usage is around 200 megabytes. Indeed, these applications are unique creations of the top app developers of Google.
The Files Go application
The Files Go is one handy application irrespective of its size. The app offers various helpful highlights. They include cards to get out low-responsive pictures, copy documents, application store, etc.
They even have an alternative to uninstalling applications that you've not utilized in a while. It's an all-in-one app that you will ever imagine.
Files Go clients to save more space on their gadgets. It ensures your messages do not consume a lot of space. You do not have to erase your messages due to lack of significant space.
Gmail Go wins over Gmail
We all use different other apps for chatting purpose like Messenger, Whatsapp, etc. Presently, most people do not use G-talk features. However, Gmail is handy to us, at least concerning primary e-mail checking.
Hence, the Gmail app is necessary, and its miniature version is the Gmail Go. The Gmail Go application utilizes around 30 megabytes of space on the phone.
Compare that with your regular Gmail app which takes approximately 300 MB of space. Gmail Go offers the same features as the standard Gmail app would do. Gmail Go is the ideal for devices that run on low-end Android OS.
The difference between YouTube Go and YouTube:
All of us may not be aware of a smaller version of YouTube, the YouTube Go. It is incredibly efficient and lightweight variation of YouTube's video-sharing administration. However, unlike other Android Go Apps, it adds a new dimension to fun and amusement.
Using YouTube Go can save you a lot of space and your internet data. The concern here is that all features of a typical YouTube are not available here.
You do not have the option of subscribing to YouTube channels as well. However, this Go app allows you to share and download videos with your companions. It is perhaps the most attractive feature.
The other significant aspects are its storage space and RAM usage. YouTube Go occupies around 30 megabytes of space with about 80 megabytes usage of RAM. Standard YouTube app size is about 130 megabytes with a RAM of 100 MB approx.
Overall, maybe this Go app has some fewer features than the standard app. However, it is quite efficient concerning sharing and downloading videos with friends. All in all, just for sheer entertainment YouTube Go can comfortably replace YouTube.
Who wins between Google Assistant Go and Google Assistant?
Google Assistant is the latest introduction to the list of Go apps from Google. The application has almost the same features as Google Assistance Artificial Intelligence.
However, the distinctive advantage it has the lightness which makes it very easy to run. The uniqueness is that this app can run quite smoothly even with large preloaded features.
The standard Assistant app needs the help of Google search for running. Compare that with the Go version, and it runs by itself.
There is no need to open your app every time as it functions automatically. Google Go weighs around 18 megabytes after installation and is entirely compatible with your phone.
Overall you may say that specific features here are absent from the standard version. However, considering the overall functions, it is indeed isn't a bad replacement.
Here is your golden chance to save a lot of memory on your phone. Google is allowing you to do so with the Go Applications. Google says that these apps will be utilizing significantly less capacity than standard applications.
There is no denying this fact, and it is the reality. The customary renditions of these applications take around 500 megabytes of capacity. Compare that with all Go variations which take about 80-85 megabytes approx.
These apps are the example setters of Google's android application development. It is ideally suitable for less expensive Android phones.
Those phones would run smoothly on Android Oreo Go versions. Google as of now is thinking to bring lite variations of their applications too.
We must understand the fact that technology is moving at a rapid pace. Today's innovation is not just about new inventions but also using them effectively. Working smart is the order of the day. These Go apps ensure just that. Google keeps in mind the budget factor too.
Hence, you do not need a very costly and hi-tech phone to run Go apps. Use any typical smartphone, and you are good to go. The opportunity presents itself to you, so go and make the most out of it.
My name is Hemendra Singh. I am Managing Director and Co-Founder of The NineHertz, a Mobile App Development Company. My ideology is that, a clear vision and hard work builds a great company.