From quite a long time there were some rumors and news that India’s second largest mobile vendor, Micromax is going to launch smartphone which will be powered by CyanogenMod and today company has announced a new sub-brand ‘YU’ under which company will launch smartphone’s for tech enthusiast who want something more out of their smartphone.
Micromax has confirmed that in partnership with Cyanogen Inc will develop new OS specially for Micromax smartphone’s. Micromax has confirmed that they will be selling these smartphone online only which means they have some aggressive price for these smartphone’s.
Feature’s and specs of these smartphone’s are rare at this particular time but company has confirmed that this device will come out by the end next month. Rahul Sharma (Micromax co-founder) also added that YU will also introduce some other smart devices in Indian market which details he denied to share.
Micromax co-founder Rahul Sharma said
“This will be a game changer, not just in India, but globally too. Yu has been envisioned for building an ecosystem of connected devices and offer customized experience to users.”
If you dont know about CyanogenMod then its a operating system built on Android and it provides software advancements to optimize performance, customization, security and privacy features. YU will be setting a online forum and will engage directly with end users and provide bootlegger access to help them come up with software upgrades that they want on their phones.
Micromax has announced CyanogenMod smartphone at the right time, next month OnePlus One, another CyanogenMod powered device, is also expected to enter Indian and at the same Micromax will launch its CyanogenMod powered smartphone.