Micromax to launch CyanogenMod-powered smartphone in India
Indian mobile manufacturer Micromax is likely to launch a CyanogenMod-powered handset soon, said media reports. Cyanogen has signed a deal with Micromax in a bid to establish its base in the Indian market.
It is believed that the device is coming before the end of this year, but the exact launch dates aren’t clear yet. Cyanogen Android customs ROMs are by far the best and extremely popular among tech enthusiasts. Moreover, the company has already teamed up with Oppo to release phones running its OS in China.
The new partnership could further help both companies. Though Cyanogen is popular, it is facing a similar problem as most such companies and popular apps – revenue.
Cyanogen has managed to become so popular because it provides necessary features and customisability without ruining the performance of the device. In fact, it actually improves performance and battery life.
Advantages of using Cyanogen based smart phones -
- The smart phones running on this operating system are extremely light and trendy.
- It provides far better customization option when compared to stock Android based phones.
- Extra features and better performance.
- One will receive security updates more often.