Prior, in October first week we reported that Micromax has an agreement together with Cyanogen to launch Cyanogen OS controlled smartphones and Micromax Canvas 5 was listed to be the first device to have it preloaded. Then again, in a amazing move, Micromax has affirmed a totally new brand; Yu. Devices under this brand will have factory installed Cyanogen OS, and will be available online only.
YU will be a game changer brand in India. Disruption has to be the name of the game and with this partnership, we are raising the bar again and rewriting the rules. As YU is envisioned to build an ecosystem of connected devices and offer a differentiated user experience, we will engage directly with consumers. We strongly feel that CYANOGEN is the right partner to help us deliver a differentiated experience in the mobile ecosystem, we are together committed to challenge the limits of possibility and create a new world.
– Rahul Sharma, Co-Founder of Micromax
Cyanogen OS as of now OnePlus One, Oppo N1 and Oppo N3 has factory preinstalled. This Cyanogen OS has many admin and customizing options than Official Android version smartphones. Cyanogen OS is truly popular for its stock Android UI like design, quick execution, and plenty of choices without swell up the software.
We’re excited about this partnership as we share a common vision around a powerful user-focused mobile experience. It’s only the beginning as the partnership unfolds. Micromax + Cyanogen = revolution. Stay tuned for many awesome new innovations that will arise from this collaboration.
– Kirt McMaster, CEO of Cyanogen, Inc.
It is no other details will this line up of smartphone brand will be available on online retails stores via Snapdeal, Fipkart, Amazon, or with the company’s official online store. However it will be extremely attractive to perceive how it influences its physical stores sales and Micromax branded devices.
IS you willing to purchase smartphones and tablets with Yu brand name from Micromax?