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Micromax IN Note 1 and IN 1B bootloader unlock guide and kernel source code are now available

Indian smartphone OEM Micromax attempted a comeback last year with the launch of two budget-friendly devices — the Micromax IN Note 1 and IN 1B. What's more interesting is that the company seemingly wants to make the IN series at least a partial spiritual successor to the YU lineup. The phones come with a close to...

XDA Forums now open for Moto G 5G, Moto G9 Power, LG K92, Micromax IN 1B/Note 1, and Samsung Galaxy M21

It’s hard to believe we’re nearing the end of 2020, a year that has been incredibly challenging for many people across the globe. Luckily, we’ve been able to take solace in our shared love of technology, which by and large has progressed in some interesting ways this year. To keep the conversation going around the topic...

Micromax IN Note 1 and IN 1B mark the return of Micromax to the Indian smartphone market

Micromax today launched two new Android smartphones in India: Micromax IN Note 1 and IN 1B, marking a re-entry of the Gurugram-based OEM into the Indian smartphone market. The new smartphones boast interesting hardware, including a quad-camera array, a 5,000 mAh battery, MediaTek Helio G series chipset, and reverse charging support. Micromax IN Note 1 and...

Huawei inks distribution deal with Micromax while Honor reportedly scales down its Indian operations

Huawei has been in the news lately, for both good and bad reasons. Devices like the Huawei P30 Pro have been widely praised for their innovative and impressive camera setup, with some third-party applications for these phones even allowing users to literally see in the dark. Huawei's efforts towards its Ark Compiler have also not...

Indian smartphone brands continued to fall behind rival Chinese brands in 2018

Even though the global smartphone market is lukewarm, India is thriving due to rising demand and price-effective offerings. It is the only market in the world to witness a consecutive growth for the last three years. But out of the top five spots, three are occupied by Chinese smartphone companies while only one - the...

HTC may license its brand to Indian smartphone makers Micromax, Lava or Karbonn

It is no secret that HTC is long past its glory days. The Taiwanese OEM once used to compete against the likes of Samsung, matching it phone-for-phone, but now, it is nowhere to be seen. HTC isn't giving up on making smartphones just yet, but it may consider switching up its strategy for key markets...

Every upcoming/unreleased Android smartphone and tablet we’re monitoring

Android smartphone and tablet leaks can be exciting, but there are so many new devices on the horizon that it can be a real headache to keep up with them all. There's the Samsung Galaxy Note 9, Google Pixel 3, Nokia 9, Sony Xperia XZ3, Huawei Mate 20, and Motorola One Power just to name a...

Micromax to Launch Bharat Go, India’s First Android Go Phone

Over the years, Google's focused lot on developing countries such as India. From providing connectivity solutions like RailWire Wi-Fi to launching payment apps like Tez, the search giant's become increasingly invested in the fast-growing subcontinent. Now, Google's attempting to improve the selection of low-end Android smartphones through its Android Go project, and it's teaming up with Micromax...

Micromax to Launch a $31 Android Go Smartphone in India

Google announced Android Go in May 2017 at the company's annual developer conference, Google I/O. The goal of Android Go is to deliver an optimized version of Android (currently Android Oreo) that runs on low-end devices with 1GB of RAM or less, which will in turn allow smartphone OEMs to use less expensive hardware so...

YU Launches CyanogenOS Powered “Yutopia” With SD810, 4GB RAM

Nowadays, YU is being called as the OnePlus of India, and for good reason too. The similarities between both of them are numerous: Both are off-shoots of a major and successful company in their home markets. Both tend to create a fair bit of hype around their products. Both aim to produce the most "bang for your...

Micromax Remotely Installing Unwanted Apps on Devices

In the recent past, we witnessed quite a few acts of OEMs messing with devices to achieve various goals, such as increasing benchmark results. We also heard about manufacturers and carriers adding tracing software to their devices, in order to collect data about how the device performs, statistics about voice and data connectivity between the device and...