Microsoft Outlook Lite app launched, now fast email service to be available for everyone

Microsoft has launched the lite version of its email app Outlook. The company had mentioned in the Microsoft 365 roadmap that it is working on the Outlook Lite app, which will “offer key features of the original app in a smaller app size”.

Microsoft Outlook Lite is now listed on the Google Play Store for Android smartphones. The size of this app is just 5MB and it can run on devices with 1GB RAM as well. With this help, users running low-cost entry-level smartphones will also be able to use Microsoft’s email client.

Microsoft Outlook Lite

Microsoft Outlook Lite app is now live on Google Play Store. The company says that this app has been designed in such a way that it takes less battery and less storage space without compromising on the features. Microsoft also revealed that its new Outlook Lite app also supports Outlook.com, Hotmail, Live, MSN, Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Exchange Online accounts.

The company states that this app comes in a small size for a light-weight device, which can deliver fast performance on any network. This app is designed to work well on low battery and storage as well as network speeds like 2G and 3G.

Microsoft Outlook Lite will also be available on the Google Play Store in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey and Venezuela, including India. The company said that it will also introduce this app in other countries in the future.

Apart from the iPhone, almost all the smartphones in the world work on the Android operating system. This platform from Google runs on devices with premium features and specs as well as entry level devices. These devices have less processing power, due to which many Android apps do not work properly on them. To overcome this problem, developers also offer lite versions of their apps.

Facebook and Google’s many Lite apps are present on the Play Store and now Microsoft is also following it. Entry-level smartphones are available in India for less than Rs 10,000. Most of them have 2GB to 3GB of RAM and 32GB to 64GB of storage. Microsoft Outlook Lite can run smoothly on such a device, as the phone only needs 1GB of RAM to run it.

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