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Redmi Go

[Q&A] Redmi Go: Frequently Asked Questions

2019-03-19 12:29:48
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Mi Fans,

Mi India recently launched the Redmi Go in India. There would be many questions running in your mind regarding this device. In this thread, we have discussed some detailed FAQs here. So that you don't have to search to get answers anywhere else.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q. Does the phone supports VoLTE?
A. Yes it does support VoLTE and Jio SIM will work flawlessly without any issues & you don't have to download Jio4GVoice to do calling.

Q. Is the battery removable?
A. No!! Battery is not removable.

Q. Capacitive keys have Light?
A. No! There is no light in the capacitive key.

Q. Does the phone heat?
A. No! It won't heat unless you use it :-P Logically phone gets warm as per the usage and surrounding (ambient) temperature. So it depends on where and how you use it.

Q. Will I get updates in the future?
A. Yes you will get updates and possibly Android update too (would be announced later)

Q. Is the display 2.5D?
A. No! It has round edges though.

Q. What's the battery life?
A. Depends on usage pattern totally. With normal-Mid level usage, it can last 1 day at least.

Q. What's the USP?
A. The overall specifications within 4.5k is a USP. Isn't it?

Q. Well what about delivery and COD?
A. Please login on or Flipkart & enter your pincode to see the availability and payment options.

Q. Is it available through an offline channel?
A. It's officially available through the offline channel.

Q. What are the dimensions of Redmi Go?
A. .158.6mm x 75.4mm x 8.05mm

Q. Which processor powers the Redmi Go and what is the GPU Version?
A. Redmi Go is powered by Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 425 Quadcore Processor clocked Max at 1.4 GHz. It comes with Andreno 308 GPU.

Q.  What about the rear and front camera on this device?
A.  Rear Camera comes with 8 MP with HDR, autofocus & LED flash whereas the front Camera is of 5 MP, f/2.2. The rear camera is capable of recording 1080p videos at 30fps.

Q. What is the battery capacity?
A. The battery capacity of this device is 3000mAh (min/typ) lithium-ion polymer.

Q. What is the screen size, screen resolution and pixel density of Redmi Go display?
A. Redmi Go has 12.6cm (5") HD Display i.e 1280*720 Display Resolution with ~296 ppi.

Q. Is it a dual SIM device?
A. Yes, Redmi Go supports dual Sim.

Q. Which frequency bands do these SIM slots support?
A. It supports All Indian specific band.
Each SIM slots comprises of 4G with the following band specification:
FDD-LTE:  B1 / B3 / B5 / B7
TD-LTE:  B38 / B39 / B40 / B41
TD-SCDMA: 1900 / 2000MHz
WCDMA: 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100MHz
GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHz

Q. What are the SAR values?
A. India SAR 1g limit: 1.6W/kg
SAR Value: 0.596W/Kg

Q. What are the color options while buying this device?
A. This device comes in Black and Blue variants.

Q. What is the cost of Redmi Go and how to buy it?
A. Redmi Go is available exclusively on Flipkart & for Rs. 4,499.

Q. Which items will the Redmi Go package contain?
A. The Redmi Go package box contain Redmi Go, Power adapter, Standard USB cable, Warranty card, User guide, SIM ejector.

Q. Is Xiaomi Redmi Go waterproof or water resistant?
A. No!!!

Q. Does Redmi Go has a notification LED?
A. Yes, it does have a notification light.

Q. Does Xiaomi Redmi Go support dual cards dual standby?
A. Yes, it does.

Q. What's the type of charging port on Xiaomi Redmi Go?
A. Redmi Go has a standard USB charging port.

Q. What about fingerprint scanner on this device?
A. Not Available !!!

Q. Do the screen have Cornilla Gorilla Glass?
A. No, it doesn't have a Gorilla glass screen

Q. Can the battery be removed?
A. No, it is a non-removal type battery.

Q. What is charging time to full charge?
A. This device doesn't support Quick charge.

Q. Does Redmi Go support OTG?
A. Yes, Redmi Go supports OTG function. If you are trying to connect pen drive please ensure that the file system is FAT 32.

Q. How many sensors are available on this device?
A. The device is built with Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass sensors.

Q. Does this device have NFC?
A. No!!!

Q. What are the WLAN specifications?
A. Redmi Go supports 802.11 b/g/n.

Q. Which Bluetooth version is available on this device?
A. Bluetooth Version v4.1, A2DP, LE is available on this device.

Q. What is the USSD code for hardware test to detect if there is some kind of hardware problem?
A. The USSD code to test hardware related problem on Redmi 5A: *#*#6484#*#*

Q. What is the RAM availability low on 1st boot?
A. It's been used by system app and apps which are running in the background.

Q. Does Redmi Go support Mi band 3?
A. Yes, Redmi Go supports Mi band. In order to manage your Mi Band on Redmi Go, you need to download and install Mi Fit app.

Q. What about IMEI no.?
A. You can find IMEI no. on your box. You can also find it by dialing *#06# in the dialing pad.

Q. Which Android version does Redmi Go provide out of the box?
A. Redmi Go sports Android Oreo Go edition which can be upgraded to higher version via updater when available.

Q. How to connect Redmi Go to PC/Laptop?
A. Redmi Go can be connected to a PC/Laptop using a micro USB cable.

Q. What's the weight of Xiaomi Redmi Go?
A. Redmi Go is about 181g.

Q. Does Xiaomi Redmi Go support external memory card?
A. Yes, it does.

Q. Will the Redmi Go bootloader be locked?
A. The answer is Yes. For obvious reason(s), this is to protect your device data security and protection.

Q. What to do if something goes wrong with my Redmi Go?
A. You can post your queries on Mi Community forum and the moderators will attend to the same. If there is a physical damage/defect you can visit nearest service center. The service center details are available on

Q. What about Device Updates?
A. For Updates, please refer to Updater App on your Device.

In case you feel something remained unanswered then do reply here.

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Grandmaster Bunny

Solver13 | from Redmi Note 4


This thread is going to be very helpful for all the Redmi Go users. Thanks for sharing :)
2019-03-19 23:01:54

Rookie Bunny

5153781230 | from Redmi Note 5


good very use full information
2019-03-19 23:08:37

Master Bunny

Shahvez002 | from Redmi 3S


Thanks for sharing
2019-03-19 23:46:11

Rookie Bunny

612310942 | from Mi A1


Weight is 137 gms

Could you list which Bluetooth audio hires codecs are supported by this device?

2019-03-20 01:14:00

Master Bunny

J C Paul | from Redmi Note 4


Much needed thread for Redmi Go users. thanks for sharing :)
2019-03-20 11:25:57

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Lucky25021995 | from Mi A1


please don't buy Xiaomi mobiles I am using MI A1 and it is pathetic device battery is poor can't use 4G , voice is poor during call. Go for Samsung,Nokia or you will face same issues.
2019-03-21 04:15:46

Semi Pro Bunny

ANAND CHITRA 1794106787 | from Redmi Note 5 Pro


nice one.........
2019-03-21 08:24:08
a good budget option but still with time there will be more benefits in phone with ample of features and in budget , increase ur product quantity rather then launching new products is wise option as of now
2019-03-22 16:07:02
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