YU has become a really big brand and offers an array of devices in almost every budget price bracket. In a bid to expand their smartphone range, the company has now introduced the YU YUNICORN at a mid-range price. The device comes with a lot of features that make it truly worth the price.
The smartphone comes with a 5.5-inch display and is covered with 2.5D curved glass. The resolution of the device is 1920 x 1080 and the screen brightness is 450 nits. It runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop with some customisation from YU. It is a metal clad phone and has all metal design, with plastic on top and bottom for better signal reception. It is quite premium to hold and use.
Coming to the inside, the YU YUNICORN runs on and octa-core MediaTek Helio P10 processor along with Mali T860 GPU. The RAM capacity of the device is 4 GB, and the internal storage is of 32 GB, which can be further expanded up to 128 GB. The device comes with a fingerprint scanner embedded into the home button sitting below the display. It can unlock the device in just 0.2 seconds.
The camera on the device is of 13 MP with dual-tone LED flash and PDAF. The front facing camera of the device is of 5 MP, and has an aperture of f/2.0. It has hybrid dual nano SIM card slots and supports 4G connectivity. The YU YUNICORN comes with a 4000 mAh battery pack and the company promises to give really battery backup.
YU YUNICORN will be available in at a price of Rs. 12999 for the first month and later the price will be changed to Rs. 13499. It will be a Flipkart exclusive smartphone and will be available through flash sales starting June 7; registrations for which have already started. The launch offers include 10% off to SBI card holders, Rs. 300 in UDIO wallet in three months, 6-month access to Gaana+, and rebate on consultation from Lybrate.
YU YUNICORN Specifications
Display: 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD 2.5D curved glass display, 1000:1 contrast ratio, 450 cd/m2 brightness
Processor: 1.8 GHz Octa-core MediaTek Helio P10 processor with Mali T860 GPU
Memory: 4 GB RAM, 32 GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 128 GB with microSD
OS: Android 5.1 (Lollipop)
Camera: 13 MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, f/2.2 aperture, 5P lens, PDAF; 5 MP front-facing camera, f/2.0 aperture, 4P lens
Additional Features: Fingerprint sensor
Dimensions: 75.4 × 153.3 × 8.5 mm; Weight: 172 grams
Audio: 3.5 mm audio jack, FM Radio, DTS audio
Connectivity: Hybrid Dual SIM (nano+nano/microSD), 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS
Battery: 4000 mAh battery