Few days back, we mentioned reported Micromax’s plan to launch their online forum for the YU brand. And now the news is that YU! has brought up a contest in which the contestants will be given a chance to make their own Android app. For the very first time any mobile company has taken such a step like this to deliver a large and significant platform to all the Android developers.
YU brand has already acknowledged the same on their official forum. Contestants has to send their application by 5th January 2015. It is a great platform as this is the first attempt to bring all the developers under the one roof.
What is this fuss all about?
All the developers have been given a chance to prepare an application and whose ever application will be selected, he will be awarded with a prize of Rs 1,00,000. Moreover this is not it, top three winners will receive YU phones and top 10 entries will be rewarded with a YU goodie bag each.
In this competition, user can select any of the genres mentioned below on which they can prepare the applications:
Applicants need to submit their application by 5th January 2015 as stated above.
One can also submit the application which is 30 days old and is present on Google play store. Even if the application is not present on Google play store, one doesn’t have to worry as the applicant can send the .apk file of the app and then company will run it in house.
Company has also mentioned all the terms and conditions on the forum which include:
- All Indian citizens are allowed.
- Participants have to registered and then sign up on the YU Forum.
- In their entries, participants must have to use “the name of the competition”.
- Multiple entries are allowed in this competition
Winners of this competition will be announced on 10th January 2015. Winners will be selected on the basis of their idea, how they complete their code is and is it functioning properly, memory utilization and optimization, last but not the least UI/UX.
YU panel would be the judges and will decide who will be the winner among the lot. Moreover all the top participants would be getting something at least, it will help them in enhancing their morale.
All over it is a nice step and all the promises which Micromax did before launching YU brand, it looks like company is trying to complete them. Through this platform, YU will not only support the young talent of India but will also offer some really amazing and creative apps which a user hasn’t seen or use before. And very obviously it will help not even YU brand but also Micromax to gain the leading position. It will be really interesting to see what all applications will be received by the YU brand by the applicants.
Follow this link to take part read all the guidelines of the contest.