After the announcement from top most Indian budget smartphone seller, Micromax about the Android 5.1 Lollipop update for its Canvas A1 smartphone, Karbonn has rolled out the same update for its Sparkle V smartphone. Moreover, the company reported that the Sparkle V users will get an OTA (over-the-air) update, which will be 410 MB in size. However, the notifications to the handsets were delivered through Google’s servers.
According to the TeCake technical staff, the smartphone users could manually check for an update by simply visiting Settings > About Phone > System updates. It is recommended to the users that they should keep the battery charged more than 30 percent, before updating the device software.
The Karbonn Sparkle V runs on Android 4.4.4 KitKat (out-of-the-box), upgradable to 5.1 Lollipop; supported by a 1.3 GHz quad-core MediaTek processor that is coupled with a 1 GB of RAM. It is fronted with a 4.5-inch 480 x 854 IPS display and a 2 megapixel of webcam. Meanwhile, the back of the device boasts a 5 megapixel of primary image snapper with LED flash. The device is fueled with a 1,700 mAh of battery that provides quite decent power backup to the phone, Android 5.1 Lollipop running on it.
The manufacturer reported that the after upgrading the smartphone to the 5.1 OS the users will experience better battery backup and several performance and security improvements and bug fixes as well. Also, the update sports Google’s Material Design Language-inspired interface and all pre-installed updated Google Apps.
Besides this, the Spice Dream UNO is reportedly getting the same update.
Tech Specs for Karbonn Sparkle V
|Display||4.5-inch 480 x 854 display|
|Camera||5MP rear and 2MP front|
|Processor||1.3 GHz quad-core MediaTek|
|OS||Android 4.4.4 KitKat (out-of-the-box), upgradable to 5.1 Lollipop|
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