The highly expected Google Android 5.0 (Lollipop) OS update is now rolling out to more smartphones outside of the US and the UK.
The Android Lollipop firmware update is now live in India, for users of Micromax Unite 2 (A106) smartphones, according to an IndiaToday report.
Users of Micromax Unite 2 residing in India can check their handsets for Android Lollipop that should be available automatically via OTA.
However, the latest OS upgrade can also be searched for manually, downloaded and installed. To manually search for Lollipop, users can navigate to Settings > About Phone > Software Update, within respective smartphones.
New enhancements brought along by Android Lollipop, to Micromax Unite 2 users:
- Material Design: Material design offers fluid animations, vivid coloured themes and 3D-views.
- Improved Lockscreen: Shortcuts for both Phone and Camera are provided, along with material design-inspired notifications.
- Touchwiz: Brighter look and feel, bold colours, fluid animation inspired by material design.
- Floating Action Button: Floating action buttons provide easy access to the app's most important features, such as adding a new contact or favourite, or composing a text message.
- Interruptions: Priority notifications such as events and reminders, phone calls, and messages can be set up to sound or vibrate while all other notifications are muted.
- Recents: Easy access to your Chrome tabs right from the Recent apps page. Multi-window icons for ease of use during multi-tasking.
- Activation of 'OK Google' voice command: With OK Google, it is possible to issue voice commands to smartphones.
- Battery saving features: Indicate remaining time left to charge.
Currently, Micromax Unite 2 runs the outdated Android 4.4.2 KitKat operating system, out of the box.