Xolo has announced the Android 4.4.2 KitKat update for its Q1000 Opus smartphone.
Notably, the update is not available OTA (over-the-air), but can be downloaded from Xolo's official site. The Android 4.4.2 KitKat update for Xolo Q1000 Opus is about 294MB in size.
The domestic handset maker has also listed instructions for updating the Xolo Q1000 Opus. Users will have to download the update file from the download link to a computer and will have to rename the file to 'update.zip' from 'update_KitKat' before transferring it to the Q1000 Opus's microSD card.
Users will then have to exploit company's preloaded Xolo Care app to check for updates in the microSD card. Next, Xolo Q1000 Opus' users will have to choose 'update.zip' file and then the phone will reboot automatically, installing the update on start-up.
The Android 4.4.2 KitKat update brings a new phone dialler application and brings SMS/MMS support to Google Hangouts, amongst various other changes. Unfortunately, the company has not revealed any changelog for the new Android 4.4 KitKat update on Q1000 Opus, or any company specific features.
(Also see: Xolo Q1000 Opus review)
Xolo launched the Q1000 Opus back in December last year at Rs. 9,999. The smartphone ran Android 4.2 Jelly Bean out-of-the-box.
The Xolo Q1000 Opus is a dual-SIM phablet with support for GSM+GSM and features a 5-inch FWVGA IPS display with 480x854 pixels resolution. It continues the Q range tradition and sports a 1.2GHz quad-core Broadcom BCM23550 processor with Videocore IV GPU and 1GB of RAM.
It sports a 5-megapixel autofocus rear camera accompanied by an LED flash and also includes a VGA front-facing camera.
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