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Entry-level smartphones launched: Yahoo Mail Go, mobile web version gets new features

On Tuesday, the Verizon Communications-owned Yahoo, the web services provider announced major updates on Yahoo Mail. One of them was revamped mobile web interface update and another on is the new application named as yahoo mail Go. The latter is powered by Android Oreo (Go edition) made for the smartphone usage. There are new features incorporated in the mailing clients with an infinite scrolling, customisable design and quick actions. The most important and useful perk of Yahoo Mail Go is that the covers less Storage space and RAM of the phone as compared to the traditional corresponding item.

It is that the new and improved versions are incorporated with several shortcuts that allow the user to swipe left to delete and swipe right to mark the mail as read. There is also a sidebar in the latest version with various folders that allows to save and organise the emails easily. In addition to this, they have incorporated different themes – light and dark, infinite scrolling without using next button and auto-suggest that is used to create a new mail. A user can also take advantage of several actions such as forward, delete and reply right with the help of toolbar that can be excessed easily in the email section.

With the help of Yahoo mail app, they are planning to authorise the entry-level smartphone that would be run on the Android Oreo Go edition with 1 GB Ram. You only need 50 MB of total space to install the application with the total installation size of 1 MB. On the other hand, Google play requires 12 MB to install with a total of 9.74 MB of the size of the installation.

Yahoo Mail Go has been built with the same architecture as traditional Yahoo mail Android Application in order to have similar but better user experience. With so many features such as swiping, infinite scrolling, shortcuts, sidebars, etc. it has managed to come into the view of users.

As per the Senior Director of Product Management at Yahoo, Joshua Jacobson, it is predicted that the global mobile internet usage will increase by 50 per cent by 2025. He believes that now is the time to understand and helps to meet the requirement of the people by delivering the best user-experience irrespective of storage, location, device, network, and capacity. Now, it will be interesting to see the changes this new application can have.

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