Teewe creator CREO (formerly Mango Man) launched Mark 1, it’s first flagship smartphone with its own Fuel OS based on Android with a promise to bring new software features every month. The Mark 1 that was launched for Rs. 19,999 got a Rs. 6,000 limited period price cut 3 months after launch, after which it went out of stock on Flipkart.
Now the company’s CEO and Co-Founder Sai Srinivas said in an interview that the company has stopped smartphone production and will focus only on its Fuel OS.
He said that the company will consider introducing new models as they bring major software upgrades. But for now, it is concentrating only on the Fuel OS. Its plan was to partner with other phone makers in the market right from the beginning, and will announce details about new software partnerships soon.
It released October Fuel OS v188.8.131.52 update for the Mark 1 this week that brings bug fixes to the Dialer, Messaging, Privacy among others. The latest update also lets you access frequently used apps and recently downloaded media easily.
Frequently Used Apps has four most used/accessed apps in the past two days, Recently Added Files shows 4 recently added files, which can also be shared easily with a single tap, Recent Music shows last 4 recently indexed music files and Recent Media shows recently accessed/downloaded/captured photos and videos.
Sai Srinivas, CEO & Co-Founder, CREO said:
"CREO stops smartphone production, will focus on Fuel OS",
The idea was to build an always evolving OS with new features every month and take this experience to as many people as possible. Right from the start, the plan was to partner with other phone makers in the market. Very soon, you’ll hear about our partnerships in this regard.