Micromax today at an event in Delhi launched its first Yu branded device based on Cyanogen operating system- Micromax Yu Yureka Smartphone in India. The highlight of this smartphone is that it runs on Cyanogen 11 based Android 4.4.4 Kitkat operating system which delivers customization, security and optimized performance to the users. It is powered by 1.5 GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor alongside 2 GB of RAM which delivers high performance to the users.
It houses a 5.5 inch HD IPS with scratch and damage resistant Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. This all new smartphone sports a 13 mega pixel rear camera with Sony Xmor sensor with features like time-lapse mode, and support for slow motion video recording at 60fps and a 5 mega pixel front facing camera.
It also houses 16 GB of internal storage which is expandable using a microSD card and a 2,500 mAh battery, which is rated to survive 210 hours on stand-by mode, 7 hours on LTE and 8 hours on 3G. Connectivity options include dual-SIM card, LTE , Wi-Fi, GPS and Bluetooth. As an additional offer, Micromax is offering free replacement or repair service at customers doorstep.
“The future is moving from an app driven experience to a services drive experience and YU in partnership with Cyanogen is a platform that is going to lead that transformation.”…” For YU, services will be the core focus which would be ably supported by hardware partners like Qualcomm to offer a seamless and customised experience through our devices and services. We are together committed to challenge the limits of possibility and create a new world,” said Rahul Sharma, Co-founder Yu Televentures.
Key Features Of Micromax Yu Yureka Smartphone
- Processor: 64-bit 1.5 GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 Cortex A-53
- Operating System: Cyanogen 11 based Android 4.4.4 Kitkat
- Display: 5.5 inch HD IPS with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, 267 ppi
- RAM: 2 GB
- ROM: 16 GB (expandable via microSD card)
- Rear Camera: 13 mega pixel with Sony Xmor sensor
- Front Camera: 5 mega pixel
- Battery: 2500 mAh lithium-polymer
- Connectivity: Dual-SIM card, LTE , Wi-Fi, GPS, and Bluetooth
- Dimensions: 154.8 x 78 x 8.8 mm
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Pricing & Availability
This registration for this Yu brand smartphone will begin from 19th December 2014 exclusively through e-commerce marketplace Amazon.in and it comes with an impressive price tag of Rs. 8,999/-.