Xiaomi took to Twitter to announce the introduction of Redmi Go today. The device comes with some impressive specs, including a 5-inch 16:9 LCD display with 1280×720 HD resolution.

The device is being powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 and packs in 4 ARM cortex A-53 cores, clocking a speed of 1.4 GHz. Further equipped with Qualcomm Adreno 308 GPU, Redmi Go boasts of 1 GB RAM and 8 GB storage, which is expandable up to 128 GB via Micro SD.

In the camera department, the device sports an 8MP rear HDR camera setup with LED flash, 1.12 µm pixel size and f/2.0 aperture. The 5M selfie camera, for its part, sports 1.2 µm pixel size and f/2.2 aperture.

So far as its body is concerned, the Android 8.1 Oreo (Go edition) powered handset has dimensions of 140.4×70.1×8.35 mm and weighs around 137 gms. It receives its charge from a 3000 mAh battery and has been provided with a 5 V1A in-box charger. So far as its additional features are concerned, the device has dual-mic noise reduction, and support for WiFi, Bluetooth, and micro USB and micro USB 2.0 connectivity; besides a dedicated slot for a micro SD card and dual slots for dual 4G SIMs.

It is being expected that the Redmi Go will be made available at a very cushy price of Rs. 4,999, in shades of black and blue. So far as the international market is concerned, the device may be priced at €80 in the European market upon its launch there this February. Its price in the Philippines remains to be determined.