Micromax rolls out Android 5.0 update for Canvas series

Micromax announced that the company will be rolling out Android 5.0 Lollipop update for its Canvas series of smartphone.

The company announced Canvas Xpress A99 as the first device in the portfolio to receive the update. The update has been rolled out via OTA (over the air).

Android 5.0 Lollipop

Users will get notification on their smartphone wherein they can directly upgrade to the OS and use the features of the Lollipop version on their device.

Users can also check manually for the upgrade by going into the mobile Setting->about phone->software update.

The Micromax Canvas Xpress A99 sports a 4.5 inch IPS LCD display and is powered by a 1.3GHz quad core processor with 1GB RAM.

It runs on Android 4.4.2 KitKat OS and boasts a 5MP rear camera with 8GB of internal storage capacity.

Lollipop is the largest, most ambitious release on Android with over 5,000 new APIs for developers.

Lollipop has a consistent design called Material Design across devices. The content responds to user’s touch or voice, in more intuitive ways.

The OS enables users to adjust settings so that only certain people and notifications can get through. When an important notification does come through, it can be seen directly from the lock-screen.

A new battery saver feature extends the life of the device by up to 90 minutes.

It features multiple user accounts and guest user mode for privacy. Users can now secure their device with a PIN, password, pattern, or even by pairing their phone to a trusted device like a watch or car with Smart Lock.

 

Vishal Kawadkar

editor@gizmolead.com

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