Micromax is all set to roll out a Jelly Bean update for their Micromax
A110 Canvas 2 smartphone. The company spokesperson has confirmed that
the update will be available from the second week of March.
there is a catch in the situation. Unlike Samsung, Sony or HTC, Micromax
will not be rolling out an OTA (over the air) update for A110 Canvas 2.
Rather, consumers will have to take their smartphones to the service
centre and customer service executive will do the update for them. This
does sound like a cumbersome process, but Micromax confirmed to NDTV
Gadgets that the update will be available without any any additional
cost to existing A110 Canvas 2 customers.
Micromax A110 Canvas 2
(Review |Pictures) is 5-inch smartphone, which was launched in October
for Rs. 9,999. It is a dual-SIM smartphone that is powered by 1GHz
dual-core processor with 512MB of RAM.
Camera wise, the A110
Canvas 2 packs in an 8-megapixel autofocus rear sensor with dual-LED
flash and a VGA front camera. The smartphone comes with a 2,000 mAh
battery, which the company claims gives up to 5 hours of talk time.
Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, 3G, Bluetooth 3.0 and GPS. From the
time of launch, the smartphone has been one of the star products for
Micromax and the Jelly Bean update may add to its consumer appeal.
Jelly Bean will bring new features like Google Now, offline voice
typing, expandable notifications and more, including performance
improvements credited to Google's "Project Butter".
smartphone maker has recently launched Micromax Canvas HD in the Indian
market, which comes with a quad-core processor for Rs. 13,990. This
smartphone was sold out within hours of going on sale online. Micromax
has indicated that in the due course of time, they are looking at
rolling out Android 4.2 update for this smartphone but refrained from
giving a specific timeline for the same.