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YotaPhoneYota devices of Russia finally launched YotaPhone, which was earlier seen in Mobile World Congress in 2013. YotaPhone is a new type of smartphone as it has dual screen, front one is LCD and rear one is e-Ink. YotaPhone is loaded with 1.7GHz dual core Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM 8960 processor; runs on 2GB RAM with internal memory of 32GB.

YotaPhone has front display of 4.3-inch LCD capacitive multi touch screen with 1280×720 pixels whereas rear display is 4.3-inch EPD, 16 grayscale capacitive touch with 360×640 pixels. YotaPhone runs on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean platform. YotaPhone have sensors like Accelerometer, compass, gyroscope, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor.

For photography YotaPhone has 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and can record videos with 1080p full HD, whereas front facing camera is 1-megapixel. YotaPhone supports connectivity of 4G LTE / 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0, GPS w/A-GPS + GLONASS with battery backup of 1800mAh.

YotaPhone is available in Black and White colours for 499 Euros (approx.. Rs. 42,000) on official website for pre orders. YotaPhone is available through retail stores in Germany and Russia and through online store in Austria, Germany, France and Spain. It would launch in UK, Greece, Cyprus and the Czech Republic, as well as in the Middle East (Qatar, Pakistan, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Iran and Egypt) in January 2014. There has been no word yet of it launching in India.

YotaPhone specifications are

  • Processor: 1.7GHz Dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM 8960
  • Front Display: 4.3-inch LCD capacitive multi touch with 1280 x 720 pixels
  • Rear Display: 4.3-inch EPD ,16 grayscale; capacitive touch zone below the EPD for gesture controls with 360×640 pixels
  • Camera: Rear 13MP/ Front 1MP
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Memory: 32GB internal
  • OS: Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean