YU comes with its latest flagship YUNICORN. The smartphone comes with 5.5-inch Full HD 2.5D curved glass display with 1920×1080 pixels. It is loaded with Octa core MediaTek Helio P10 SoC wit Mali 860 GPU. It has 4GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage which is expandable up to 128GB. It sports 13MP rear shooter with dual tone LED Flash and 5MP front shooter.
It runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop with Android on Steroids OS on top (AOS). It supports Hybrid SIM with 4G LTE connectivity. It packs with 4000mAh battery capacity. It comes with brushed aluminium back and fingerprint sensor embedded into the home button. It has Around YU 2.0, an upgraded version. It comes with YU Wallet that lets you pay bills, recharge your phone and more.
Rahul Sharma, Founder, YU Televentures said,
“With YU, we stepped out to challenge the set norms, and it has been a great journey for all of us, which has seen us receive great support from our community, partners and consumers to make YU as the leading online smartphone brand in less than a year. With YUNICORN, we are integrating a great hardware with meaningful innovations that directly address ever evolving consumer needs at an unmatchable price point.
At YU, we understand that our community wants to create their own smartphone experiences. Project Highway, is a step in that direction and is an amalgamation of various platforms to setup an infrastructure and leverage the contribution of many developers. We can see hundreds of commits from external developers and our internal team also contribute to the same platform, a lot of that code is already merged and the ROM is getting better and more stable day by day.”
Ajay Yadav, VP – Smartphones, Flipkart said,
“Demand for smartphones with good specs and new age technology is on a constant rise in India. YUNICORN by YU is an exceptional piece of engineering which will offer customers a complete premium experience. We are happy to announce the exclusive launch of this device on our platform. Backed by powerful features and iconic design, this new offering from YU will sync well with customers looking for an enhanced smartphone journey. We look forward to delighting customers with superior quality products in partnership with YU.”
The YU YUNICORN comes in Rush Silver, Graphite and Rush Gold colour for Rs. 12,999.
YU YUNICORN specifications are
Processor: 1.8GHz Octa-core MediaTek Helio P10
GPU: Mali T860
Display: 5.5-inch Full HD 2.5D curved glass, 1000:1 contrast ratio, 450 cd/m2 brightness, 1920×1080 pixels
Memory: 32GB internal, expandable up to 128GB with microSD
Camera: Rear 13MP with dual-tone LED flash, f/2.2 aperture, 5P lens, PDAF/ Front 5MP, f/2.0 aperture, 4P lens
OS: Android 5.1 Lollipop
SIM: Hybrid Dual (nano+nano/microSD)
Connectivity: 4G LTE,Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS