As we had told you earlier, the first smartphone under the brand name of Yu, the YU Yureka will be available for order tomorrow on Amazon India. This is the first smartphone launched by Micromax under the brand name of YU in partnership with Cyanogen OS and get an exclusive OTA firmware updates and support in India. Micromax has unveiled this 4G enbaled smartphone last year in the month of December at the price tag of Rs. 8,999/-
Tomorrow it will be available for order under flash sale, a trend which is started by Chinese company Xiaomi in India. With YU Yureka company is targeting youth tech enthusiasts as it comes with Cyanogen OS which features lots of improvements and option which is not found in stock Android OS or in any other firmware provided by any other company.
At the launch company has mentioned that it will provide full kernel support so that developers can make most of it, and for the first company has also said that if you root your device then it wont void your warranty, its the first time we had seen such option provided by any company.
Just to remind you the specs of Yu Yureka, it flaunts a 5.5-inch HD display screen of 720p with pixel density of 267ppi which is bit a low if we consider such a big display screen device which is protected by Gorilla Glass 3, under the hood it is powered by a 64-bit 1.5GHz Snapdragon 615 octa-core processor along with Adreno 405 GPU and 2GB of RAM, it comes with a 16GB internal storage which can be expandable up to 32GB via microSD card.
If we talk about photography front, then YU Yureka features a 13-megapixel rear camera with Sony Xmor sensor, it also features time-lapse mode, and support for slow motion video recording at 60fps and can record full HD videos @ 30fps, at front it has a 5-megapixel snapper as well, as per battery it comes with a 2,500mAh battery, to which company claims can survive up to seven hours on LTE, and up to 210 hours on standby mode, it we talk about connectivity then it has dual-SIM card support, LTE support, Wi-Fi, GPS, Micro USB and Bluetooth and as per software is concern it runs on Cyanogen OS 11 which is based on Android KitKat 4.4.4, company has also said that it will receive Cyanogen OS 12 based Android Lollipop update very soon.