India's most popular indigenous smartphone Micromax A116 Canvas HD is reportedly getting the Android v4.2.1 Jelly Bean.

Micromax A116 Canvas HD owners now can walk in to the nearest Micromax authorized service centres to get the software update installed to their smartphone.

Micromax community website, MMX Newscaster has reported that the new Android mobile OS v4.2 Jelly Bean update is now available at Micromax Superfone Service Centres in major cities across the country.

The website also reported that the new update not only fixes the bugs reported in GPS but also brings new changes to notification panel and the OTA (Over-The-Air) software update functionality which means the next update can be directly streamed to the smartphone on air without visiting Micromax store to get the software updated.

Android v4.2 Update Details:

1.    Version: Android v4.2.1

2.    Baseband version: MOLY.WR8.W1248.MD.WG.MP.V6.P10

3.    Kernel Version: v3.4.5

4.    Build Number: ALPS.JB2.1MP.V1.2

5.    Custom build version: S9201_4.2_MP_F3F8_B1_IN_MMX_09_FLASHER_USER

Key enhancements of the Android v4.2 Jelly Bean update:

  • Fixes GPS bugs, locks locations faster.
  • Improved notification panel.
  • Better data transfer via NFC and Bluetooth connections.
  • Support for USB audio docks.
  • Improved gesture mode with touch and swipe gestures and speech output support.
  • Enhancement of graphics performance and efficiency.
  • Brand new photo editor and more new tools for camera apps.
  • Photo Sphere to enable 360-degree panoramic picture and wide angle shots.
  • New support for group messages via MMS.
  • Improved Wi-Fi Direct support.
  • Completely re-designed clock (both digital and analog style).