YU, the sub brand of the Indian smartphone manufacturer Micromax, is known for making affordable smartphones with respectable feature set. Their first device Yureka was received well by the customers, and so were their devices launched later on. Now, the company has launched another device in the series- YU YUREKA NOTE that comes with updated features.
The device got leaked a day before its launch, and was also available for sale on ebay.in. A twitter user spotted the product and reported about the same. And now, the company has officially launched the device, and confirmed all the specifications that were leaked. It comes with a 6-inch display, making it a phablet by its size. The display is of 1080p and is protected by Gorilla Glass 3.
For powering the device, the company has included a 1.5 GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6753T processor, and the graphics are handled by Mali T720 GPU. It has 3 GB of LPDDR3 RAM, and 16 GB of internal storage, that can be expanded using microSD card. The YU YUREKA NOTE also features a fingerprint scanner, that acts as an added layer of security. The OS in the device is Android 5.1 Lollipop, and not the latest Marshmallow version.
For photography, there is a 13 MP shooter on the back of the device that is accompanied by dual LED flash, PDAF system and 5P lens. The aperture of f/2.2 makes low light photography much easier. The front of the device houses an 8 MP shooter, which is capable of clicking 84.4-degree wide angle selfies with f/2.2 aperture.
The dual SIM budget device has 4G LTE connectivity, and can be used with all the Indian LTE network providers in the country. It offers all other basic connectivity options, including Wi-Fi, GPS, and Bluetooth. The YU YUREKA NOTE houses a large 4000 mAh battery pack, that should keep the device running for hours.
It will be available only in black colour, and has been priced at Rs. 13,499, though its MRP is Rs. 14,999.
YU YUREKA NOTE YU6000 specifications
Display: 6-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full Lamination display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
Processor: 1.5 GHz Octa-core MediaTek MT6753T processor with Mali T720 GPU
Memeory: 3 GB LPDDR3 RAM, 16 GB internal storage, expandable memory with microSD
OS: Android 5.1 (Lollipop)
Camera: 13 MP rear camera with Dual LED flash, PDAF, 5P lens, f/2.2 aperture; 8 MP front-facing camera, 84.4-degree, f/2.2 aperture
Audio: 3.5 mm audio jack, FM Radio, Dual speakers, NXP smart PA
Additional Features: Fingerprint sensor
Connectivity: Dual SIM, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
Battery: 4000 mAh battery