Lollipop 5.1 Update Starts Rolling Out in Android One Smartphones in India
Google had launched the Android One Smartphones in India with Indian Headset makers Micromax, Spice and karbonn last year. Google had promised that these Android One Smartphones will receive all Updates for the next two years.
So, finally from Yesterday Spice Dream Uno Mi-498 Android one smartphone started receiving Lollipop 5.1 update.
But the remaining two Micromax Canvas A1 and Karbonn Sparkle V have not received any update yet. But the Google launcher is updated in Micromax Canvas Android One Smartphones. The Price of Android One Smartphones starts from Rs 5,000.
Yesterday, many people have unrooted their Android One Smartphones in order to receive the official update of Lollipop 5.1.
Many are complaining that in Lollipop 5.1 there is bug in Camera, Many are reporting not. So, the lollipop update is under process may be after some days they will receive another update in which all bugs will be resolved. Everyone is asking for the OTA. :p
Micromax and Karbonn Android One users are still waiting for the update to come. Last month Lollipop 5.1 is already started rolling out in Indonesia. And now from Yesterday Lollipop 5.1 started rolling out in India. There is no difference in Micromax Android One, Spice Dream Uno and Karbonn Sparkle V android one smartphones. All have same configurations and have same front view but only the back cover or back portion is different including brand logos.
There is also a notification in lollipop 5.1 those who have got the update can see that they have mentioned that you have to update your Android one Smartphone till 21st March or this update is valid only till 21st March, after that this update will be removed from your Android one smartphone.
So, as the lollipop has started rolling out in Spice Dream Uno android one Smartphone, the others Micromax Canvas A1 and Karbonn Sparkle V will also receive the lollipop 5.1 update soon.
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I have used the Micromax Canvas Android One for 3 Months and I found it very good. It only lags in Display and Brightness, you cannot use your phone in sunlight because nothing is visible in a sunny day, your screen will behaves like a mirror and the display is normally a capacitive touch screen not a gorilla glass, so the display would get easily damaged. Android One Smartphones also does not support USB OTG Cable, so you cannot use any USB data storage like Pendrive etc. Otherwise the Touch, Battery backup etc. is just awesome in this budget.
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