Microsoft releases Outlook Lite app for budget Android smartphone users

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Microsoft releases Outlook Lite app for budget Android smartphone users

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Microsoft has released the Outlook app for cheap Android smartphones.
The new app is only 5MB and can run on any network.
The company has currently implemented it in select countries.

New Delhi. Microsoft has released the Outlook app for cheap Android smartphones. Dubbed as Microsoft Outlook Lite, the app is just 5 MB and can be optimized to run on all Android smartphones. It can also be used on phones with 1 GB of RAM.

Microsoft says that its recently released Outlook Lite app is designed to use less battery and less storage space without compromising features. The company further said that this app provides fast performance for any network and any device. Currently, this app will be available only in select countries.

The app will also work on smartphones with 1 GB of RAM

In addition to using less battery and storage space, the Microsoft Outlook Lite app has been designed to work with all networks, including 2G and 3G networks around the world. It also works on smartphones with only 1 GB of RAM. It is ideal for budget smartphones and phones under Rs 5,000, which usually come with limited storage space.

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Microsoft Exchange online account support

The company also confirmed that its recently launched Outlook Lite app also supports Outlook.com, Hotmail, Live, MSN, Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Exchange Online accounts, making the app more efficient.

Where was the Outlook Lite app released?

As far as availability is concerned, Microsoft said that the Outlook Lite app will be available for download through the Google Play Store in select countries starting today. These countries include Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, India, Mexico, Peru, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, and Venezuela. The company said it will roll out to other countries in the future.

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Lite version has been released before

It should be noted that Microsoft is not the only technology company that has released the ‘Lite’ app for cheap Android smartphones. Previously, many tech companies released lightweight versions of their apps for budget smartphone users in areas with low network connectivity.

For example, Google has apps like Google Assistant Go, Gmail Go, Google Gallery Go, Google Maps Go, Google Go for budget Android phones. It also has the Android Go Edition operating system for budget smartphones. Meta, meanwhile, has Instagram Lite, Facebook Lite and Messenger Lite. Similarly, Twitter, Spotify, and Uber also offer light versions of their apps.

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