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Micromax announces Yureka with Cyanogen OS 11 in India

Micromax announces Yureka with Cyanogen OS 11 in India

18 December, 2014 | comments (246)

Micromax has finally launched its much hyped Yureka smartphone, part of the new Yu series of phone made in collaboration with Cyanogen. The phone will be sold exclusively through Amazon India for Rs. 8,999 ($142). The Yureka has a 5.5-inch,...

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Cyanogen-powered Micromax Yu phone launches on Dec.18

Cyanogen-powered Micromax Yu phone launches on Dec.18

11 December, 2014 | comments (62)

Last month, Micromax officially announced its plans to create a new mobile device brand - Yu. The devices using this brand are to be sold online only, emulating the business models of Chinese companies such as Xiaomi and OnePlus. The first...

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Micromax Canvas Selfie goes official with 13MP front camera

Micromax Canvas Selfie goes official with 13MP front camera

08 December, 2014 | comments (59)

At a press event in India with tennis stars in attendance, Micromax took the wraps off the Canvas Selfie smartphone. As its name suggests, the dual-SIM handset is designed with self portraits in mind. Like the HTC Desire Eye, Micromax Canvas Selfie...

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IDC: India is fastest growing Asia Pacific smartphone market

IDC: India is fastest growing Asia Pacific smartphone market

27 November, 2014 | comments (34)

IDC put out a new report, stating that India continues to be the fastest growing Asia Pacific market for smartphones. The Q3 smartphone sales saw a growth of 82% over the same period of 2013. The data also mentions a quarter-on-quarter growth of...


Android One phones will run Lollipop by end of January

Android One phones will run Lollipop by end of January

19 November, 2014 | comments (89)

This year Google launched the Android One initiative, which has so far been comprised of three smartphones: the Micromax Canvas A1, the Karbonn Sparkle V, and the Spice Dream Uno. These all have the exact same innards, which were specified by...


Micromax unveils Yu brand powered by CyanogenMod

Micromax unveils Yu brand powered by CyanogenMod

18 November, 2014 | comments (36)

Today in India, Micromax has launched a new smartphone brand: Yu. The devices that will be sold under this name will be offered online only, emulating Xiaomi's business model. The Yu phones will run Android, but their software will come from...

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Micromax launches Canvas Nitro A310 in India

Micromax launches Canvas Nitro A310 in India

09 September, 2014 | comments (374)

Micromax has launched the new Canvas Nitro A310 in India in partnership with Snapdeal. The Canvas Nitro has a 5.0-inch, 1280x720 IPS LCD, MediaTek MT6595 SoC with octa-core 1.7GHz CPU and Mali 450 MP GPU, 2GB RAM, 8GB storage space with...

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Micromax Canvas Knight Cameo A290 launches in India

Micromax Canvas Knight Cameo A290 launches in India

14 August, 2014 | comments (184)

Today Micromax has released a new Android smartphone in its home market of India. The Canvas Knight Cameo A290 is already up for grabs at one online retailer, going for INR 12,350 (that's around $202 or €151 at the current exchange rates). The...

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Micromax grabs top spot for phone sales in India

Micromax grabs top spot for phone sales in India

04 August, 2014 | comments (47)

Today isn't just the day in which we found out that Xiaomi climbed to the top spot in smartphone sales in its home country of China. India's Micromax can boast a No.1 position of its own. The company now has the biggest market share for phone...

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Canalys: Motorola tops Nokia phone shipments in India in Q2

Canalys: Motorola tops Nokia phone shipments in India in Q2

03 August, 2014 | comments (109)

Analysts company Canalys has outed a report outlining the top smartphone manufacturers in India and it comes with a twist. For the Q2 2014, Motorola has sold more smartphones than Nokia (Microsoft Mobile) taking the fourth place and leaving the...


Google launches Android One smartphone program

Google launches Android One smartphone program

25 June, 2014 | comments (75)

The first news of this year's Google I/O is a new initiative that the company calls Android One. The smartphone program strives to provide a unified feature set tailored-made for the market the phone is launching in. The first smartphone to...


Octa-core Micromax Canvas Gold A300 goes on sale

Octa-core Micromax Canvas Gold A300 goes on sale

17 June, 2014 | comments (52)

The newest Android device from Indian smartphone maker Micromax is available to order starting today. Strangely though, this has happened even though the Canvas Gold A300 hasn't been officially introduced yet. Sure, it got leaked last week, but...

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Micromax unveils the Canvas Win W092 and W121 Windows Phones

Micromax unveils the Canvas Win W092 and W121 Windows Phones

16 June, 2014 | comments (54)

Micromax is among the latest manufacturers to become a Microsoft OEM partner. Windows Phone OS has become a very attractive choice since Microsoft made Windows OS free for devices under 9". So, after we saw Blu, Prestigio and Yezz showcasing...


Micromax Canvas Entice A105 is now official

Micromax Canvas Entice A105 is now official

12 June, 2014 | comments (25)

Micromax brought us another smartphone today - the Micromax Canvas Entice A105. It's a low-end droid running KitKat OS on a 5" WVGA display. The Canvas Entice A105 is powered by the Broadcom's BCM23550 chipset with a quad-core 1.2GHz Cortex-A7...

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Micromax's upcoming WP 8.1 phone detailed

Micromax's upcoming WP 8.1 phone detailed

31 May, 2014 | comments (58)

At this year's BUILD conference in San Francisco Microsoft announced Micromax as its new hardware partner for the Windows Phone ecosystem. Today, we get to hear some new rumors about the first upcoming WP smartphone from the Indian...


Micromax Unite 2 goes official with Android 4.4.2 KitKat on board

Micromax Unite 2 goes official with Android 4.4.2 KitKat on board

22 May, 2014 | comments (209)

Micromax took the wraps off the Unite 2 entry-level handset. The Android 4.4.2 smartphone is priced at the highly reasonable Rs. 6,999 (about $120). The Micromax Unite 2 is the first smartphone from the Indian manufacturer which boots...

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Micromax Canvas Doodle 3 is official, launches on April 25

Micromax Canvas Doodle 3 is official, launches on April 25

22 April, 2014 | comments (154)

Micromax has just announced its latest smartphone dubbed the Canvas Doodle 3 (A102). It is built around a 6" LCD display of 854x480 pixel resolution (FWVGA) with a pixel density of 163ppi. The phone is powered by the MediaTek 6572 chipset...

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Micromax's octa-core Canvas Knight goes on sale

Micromax's octa-core Canvas Knight goes on sale

05 March, 2014 | comments (110)

Power users rejoice, Micromax has announced that their first octa-core smartphone, the Canvas Knight A350, is now for sale. The Knight is powered by MediaTek 2GHz Tru Octa-Core MT6592T CPU, which the company flaunts as as being a multi-tasking...

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Micromax Canvas Power A96 goes official in India

Micromax Canvas Power A96 goes official in India

15 February, 2014 | comments (83)

Micromax quietly released the Canvas Power A96 in India. The low-end Android Jelly Bean smartphone is currently on sale in the manufacturer’s online store for Rs. 9900 ($160; €117). The biggest highlight in the spec sheet of the Micromax...

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Micromax unveils Canvas Turbo Mini and Canvas Knight

Micromax unveils Canvas Turbo Mini and Canvas Knight

26 January, 2014 | comments (42)

Micromax has launched the A200 Canvas Turbo Mini smartphone, just a week after the A119 Canvas XL phablet went official. The new A200 Canvas Turbo Mini features a 4.7" 720p IPS display and runs on a quad-core 1.3GHz Cortex-A7 processor coupled with...