CREO is the local smartphone brand that will be debuting the already crowded Indian smartphone market tomorrow. Though the company hasn’t mentioned anything about the device, from teaser videos we expect the device to feature glass on the back with a metal frame around it. As per the Zauba listing, we expect the company to launch the CREO Mark 1 smartphone that comes with model number CM0101B. It packs 32GB of internal storage and will be available in Gunmetal Black color.
Based on the import listing, the CREO Mark 1 is costing around Rs. 16,500 and we assume the device to be retailed around Rs.20,000. The device will be powered by CREO’s customized OS running on Android. We can expect some new features added to the stock Android experience. According to the details from their latest blog post, 72% of the users who brought Android smartphones in 2015 didn’t get the latest features on their devices. In India, 72% of the Android smartphones haven’t received the latest updates.
Among the users who received the update, 87% users are still not updating because of no clear details mentioned about the features that will be coming with the update. The Android 4.4 Kitkat was first announced in 2013 and in 2015, Google announced the Android 6.0 Marshmallow as the successor for Android 5.x Lollipop. Even in 2015, 64% of the smartphones shipped in India still runs on Kitkat OS. One more important takeaway of the study is that 62% users never updates because of the large file size or the lack of awareness of updating.
One more important takeaway of the study is that 62% users never updates because of the large file size or the lack of awareness of updating. With the upcoming CREO Mark 1 that will be launched tomorrow, we expect the company to solve those problems. Stay tuned for complete details of the device since launch event is less than 24 hours away.