YU Televentures, a joint venture of Cyanogen Inc and Micromax Informatics Limited, had rolled out its new flagship model named as Yu Yunicorn in an event at New Delhi. It will be the first model from the firm featuring with Android Operating system replacing the existing Cyanogen OS.
The new device would be available for sale in E-commerce website Flipkart. The new smartphone is featured with a stunning metallic body and has luxurious aluminium finishing. It comes up with a 5.5 inch Full HD display at a resolution of 1920 x 1080 Pixels, and the glassy round edges complementing the screen.
This phone is powered by a MediaTek Helio P10 octa-core processor and MALI-T860 GPU, which improves gaming experience on the device. The 4GB RAM of the smartphone makes multitasking better & the device has the standard internal storage capacity of 32GB & supports extension up to 128-GB with a Micro SD card.
The new smartphone is equipped with a fingerprint scanner at the menu button which can store up to five different profiles. The added feature of this smartphone is its larger 4000 mAh Lithium-Poly battery which gives 500 hours of standby time.
The speaker is placed at the bottom, and the options like dynamic volume levelling and the automatic bass management produce an output high-quality sound and the dual microphone having the noise cancellation feature sends clear audio to the caller.
The 13 MP rear camera comes along with a Dual LED flash allows users to shoot high clarity images and videos. The 5 MP front-side camera would give good selfies.
It also supports special features like recording slow-motion video and capturing gesture shots. Yu Yunicorn runs on Android version 5.1 Lollipop and comes with a customised User Interface.
The Around YU native app combines all the utility services like hotel bookings, online shopping, recharge and more which can be accessed with a single swipe on the screen. The 4G smartphone supports dual SIM connection both supporting LTE connections. It is provided with traditional features like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth connectivity and has a unique USB Type-C port.
The Yu Yunicorn is available in Flipkart with an introductory price of Rs.12, 999/- only for one month. The registrations for the mobile will be starting from Tuesday 2 pm and the first sale would be commencing from 7th of June.
After the first month, the device would be sold for Rs. 14,999 and first flash sale would feature with 10 percent cash back for SBI users.