Cheetah Mobile Launches PhotoGrid Lite in India


The popular photo collage app PhotoGrid is getting a spinoff designed specifically for the India market. Cheetah Mobile Inc. (NYSE: CMCM), a leading mobile internet company with strong global vision, has launched the lite version of its photo editing app, PhotoGrid. The app has its fundamental features that will serve as a perfect tool to fit the needs of Indian mobile users.

PhotoGrid Lite is available on the Google Play Store. The PhotoGrid app is a key product for Cheetah Mobile in India and India consistently ranks as one of the top 6 performing countries for the app in terms of both its daily install and monthly usage rates. It has amassed an astonishing number of installations, more than 4 million, in India in the past 12 months. The key feature distinguishing PhotoGrid Lite from its full version is the application installation package has been reduced to 13MB from 34MB, making it an ideal fit for phones with less storage capacity, thereby making it run much faster, work efficiently and provide the best user experience.

PhotoGrid Lite is designed to bring a smoother, less-cluttered experience, with key highlights including the below:

–          No network connection required when using the app;

–          Extremely low battery consumption when running the app, making it one of the most energy efficient mobile photo editors in the world;

–          Access to features from the original PhotoGrid app most loved by Indian users.

“India is one of the top countries in the world with huge growth potential for both smartphone device penetration and 4G adoption,” said Jill Shih, VP of Product & User Experience at Cheetah Mobile. “We at Cheetah Mobile will continue to invest in launching accessible and useful products catered specifically for this market and are confident that the app will be a huge success in India.”