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YU's Project Caesar gets teased again, has some specs outed

YU's Project Caesar gets teased again, has some specs outed

25 March, 2015 | comments (18)

Earlier this month we first told you about Project Caesar, the codename for YU's next Android smartphone. The company is a spinoff from Micromax, the biggest Indian phone maker, and it launched its first device, the Yureka, a while back. This has...

Tags: YU, Micromax, Android


Android 5.1 rolling out to Micromax Canvas A1 in India

Android 5.1 rolling out to Micromax Canvas A1 in India

21 March, 2015 | comments (279)

Micromax just announced that over the course of a week it will be rolling out the Android 5.1 Lollipop update to its budget-minded Canvas A1 smartphone. The update is being seeded in India, and comes just in time not to break Goolge's promise from a...

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MIcromax teases Android Lollipop update for YU Yureka

MIcromax teases Android Lollipop update for YU Yureka

08 March, 2015 | comments (62)

It looks like YU Yureka will be getting an Android 5.0 Lollipop update later this month. The Micromax sub-brand released a catchy teaser image for the for the new firmware on its social channels. Yu's teaser image (click to enlarge) As you...

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Micromax Canvas Fire 4 with Lollipop launched for $113 in India

Micromax Canvas Fire 4 with Lollipop launched for $113 in India

02 March, 2015 | comments (35)

Micromax has launched Canvas Fire 4 in India for $113 (Rs. 6,999). This fourth iteration of Canvas Fire series runs Android 5.0 Lollipop out of the box. Canvas Fire 4 appears to be an iterative run-of-the-mill smartphone with dual front...

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Micromax Bolt D321 is now listed on official website

Micromax Bolt D321 is now listed on official website

21 February, 2015 | comments (24)

Micromax has quietly listed the new Bolt D321 Dual-SIM phone on its official website. Joining the Bolt series, the new smartphone is yet to get a formal announcement and a price tag. New Bolt D321 offers a 5-inch FWVGA display and is powered with...

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Micromax announces Lollipop update for its Canvas phones

Micromax announces Lollipop update for its Canvas phones

18 February, 2015 | comments (179)

Micromax has announced that it will updating its Canvas range of Android smartphones in India to Android 5.0 Lollipop update in the coming weeks. The first phone in the Canvas series to get the Lollipop update will be the Canvas Xpress A99, which...

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Samsung refutes Canalys report, says still on top in India

Samsung refutes Canalys report, says still on top in India

05 February, 2015 | comments (57)

In an interesting turn of events, Samsung has dismissed the Canalys report that said Micromax has overtaken the South Korean company as the leading smartphone manufacturer in India. The tech giant has said that it’s still the number one player in...


Android One devices in India to get Lollipop in the next few weeks

Android One devices in India to get Lollipop in the next few weeks

04 February, 2015 | comments (93)

The update to Lollipop for the three Android One devices available in India will finally be out "in the next few weeks". This is according to Google's Indian arm, so it's official as can be. Unfortunately though, this vague timeline is all we...


Samsung loses its position as India’s top smartphone vendor

Samsung loses its position as India’s top smartphone vendor

04 February, 2015 | comments (76)

Just a few days after market research firm Counterpoint noted that Samsung actually lost its title of the world’s leading smartphone vendor in Q4, 2014, it is being reported that the South Korean company has been dethroned in the Indian smartphone...


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8" Micromax Canvas Tab P666 tablet has an aluminum frame

02 February, 2015 | comments (9)

Micromax unveiled an Intel Atom-powered version of the Canvas Tab tablet. The tablet is build out of aluminum and glass and measures 7.9mm thick, it packs an 8" IPS display with 1,280 x 800px resolution. The new Micromax Canvas Tab carries the model...

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Micromax Yureka now available for purchase in India on Amazon

Micromax Yureka now available for purchase in India on Amazon

13 January, 2015 | comments (637)

The Micromax Yureka is now available for purchase on Amazon India. You can buy the phone for Rs. 8,999 ($145) unlocked. The Yureka is the first phone in Micromax's YU series of smartphones made in collaboration with Cyanogen. The phone is...

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Micromax unveils the Canvas Hue, available on January 16

Micromax unveils the Canvas Hue, available on January 16

12 January, 2015 | comments (43)

Micromax has launched a new smartphone in India today. It's called Canvas Hue, and it will become available to buy starting on January 16, which is this coming Friday. The Canvas Hue has a recommended retail price of INR 10,999, which at the...

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Delhi High Court lifts the ban on the OnePlus One sales in India

Delhi High Court lifts the ban on the OnePlus One sales in India

25 December, 2014 | comments (28)

Shenzhen OnePlus Technology Co., otherwise simply known as OnePlus, was recently banned from importing and selling the OnePlus One in India due to an injunction granted to Micromax over the use of Cyanogen branding and software on OnePlus devices....


Micromax announces Yureka with Cyanogen OS 11 in India

Micromax announces Yureka with Cyanogen OS 11 in India

18 December, 2014 | comments (548)

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 (67)

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 (71)

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 (1550)

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 (45)

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 (383)

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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