Micromax to reportedly release Android 4.4 KitKat update for Canvas series

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Micromax might be one of the most popular domestic handset makers; however the company has not regularly been releasing software updates for its smartphones.

Now a tweet by MMXNewscaster, a source of leaks related to Micromax mobiles, has claimed that the company is working on Android 4.4 KitKat update for its Canvas series smartphones. The tipster has revealed the model numbers of the Canvas smartphones, which include high-end as well as budget Android Canvas devices also.

According to MMXNewscaster, Micromax is working on Android 4.4 KitKat updates for the following smartphones: Micromax A110 Canvas 2, Micromax A110Q Canvas 2 Plus, Micromax A111 Canvas Doodle, Micromax A116 Canvas HD, Micromax A117 Canvas Magnus, Micromax A116i Canvas HD,Micromax A210 Canvas 4, Micromax A114 Canvas 2.2, Micromax A240 Canvas Doodle 2 andMicromax A250 Canvas Turbo.

Notably, the tipster also claims that Micromax would also release the Android 4.4 KitKat update for the yet-to-be-announced Micromax A200 smartphone, which was leaked recently. However, there is no word from the tipster on rollout of the Android 4.4 KitKat update for Canvas smartphones.

MMXNewscaster’s tweet reads, “New Year KitKat Surprise! ETA unspecified.” The tweet is accompanied by hashtag ‘surprise can gift happiness’ tagline, hinting that the company might announce the new Android upgrade for its customers as a New Year gift.


In addition, a new report has claimed that Micromax’s rumoured A200 would be dubbed Canvas Mini.DroidExtra in a report has leaked some of the specifications of the alleged Micromax A200 which include a MediaTek MT6582 chipset, Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, and a HD (720x1280p) display.

Earlier leaked specifications suggested that the alleged Micromax A200 smartphone would come with a 4.7-inch HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 2 protection; 1.3GHz quad-core processor; 1GB of RAM; 4GB of ROM, with no word on the inbuilt storage and an 8-megapixel rear camera, along with a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. Other specifications leaked include an 1800mAh battery, while the leak claimed that the alleged Micromax A200 will boast a 7.9mm sleek profile.

Not too long ago, Wicked Leak, the brand that launches Wammy series smartphones in India, announced the Android 4.4 KitKat update for its Wammy Passion Z+ smartphone, due on January 14.


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