Why is the Google Pixel Launcher showing 1-5 installs?

Google Maps Go is now a go for Android Go

Google's Pixel phones arrive with their own apps too, such as the Pixel Launcher.

After recently launching its handy Files Go app at "Google for India", the search giant has now announced Go version of its popular maps application called the Google Maps Go App. The app is now available to download from Google Play Store.

A number of Android smartphones arrive with exclusive apps available in Google Play.

As pointed out by Android Police, the install figures for the Google Pixel apps, available on both the first and second generation Pixel and Pixel XL, now show as "1-5" in the Google Play Store.

The publication noted that the light weight version of Google Maps can be used by simply firing up the phone's browser. Created to run smoothly on devices with limited memory and on unreliable networks without compromising speed to provide your location, real-time traffic updates, directions, and train, bus, and city transit information.

The application, first reported by Android Police, is listed on Google's Progressive Web Application (PWA) website. Its features are similar to Google Naps, but there are some new features in it.

Shashidhar Thakur, Vice President-Engineering at Google, stated that the main aim of developing Google Go is to help new smartphone users "come to the Internet", and help them access the web easily.

The feature of Google Maps Go Edition is that it will also work with smartphones with less specifications. Android Oreo Go edition has been launched especially for the Indian market in a bid to get millions of first-time smartphone users to experience Android on affordable smartphones. The company has also launched several customized apps for this operating system which are of Go Series. This app will also work in low-RAM cheap smartphones.



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