Micromax has launched its much hyped Yureka smartphone, part of the new Yu series of phone made in collaboration with Cyanogen.
The smartphone, priced at Rs. 8,999, will go up for registrations via Amazon on Friday (2pm IST), and it will start shipping in the second week of January.
Micromax’s Yu Yureka smartphone features dual-SIM support, with slots for Micro-SIM cards (4G+3G).
It bears a 5.5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) IPS display with a pixel density of 267ppi and Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
The smartphone notably also features Cat. 4 4G LTE connectivity with up to
150Mbps download speeds and 50Mbps upload speeds, apart from Band 40 and Band 3 support.
It runs on a 64-bit 1.5GHz octa-core Snapdragon 615 SoC (MSM8939), coupled with Adreno 405 GPU and 2GB of RAM.
The Yu Yureka measures 154.8x78x8.8mm. Connectivity options include Bluetooth 4.0,
Micro-USB, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, and a 3.5mm audio jack.
The Yu Yureka bears a 13-megapixel Sony Exmor CMOS sensor rear autofocus camera with an f/2.2 aperture and flash.
A front-facing 5-megapixel fixed-focus camera is also onboard.
The Cyanogen OS 11 build is based on Android 4.4.4 KitKat, and an Android 5.0 Lollipop-based build is promised.
The Yureka comes with 16GB of inbuilt storage expandable via microSD card (up to 32GB),
and sports a 2500mAh Li-Po battery claiming talk time up to 8 hours, standby time up to 310 hours,
video playback time of up to six hours, and gaming up to 4 hours.
Onboard sensors include an accelerometer, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, and gyroscope.
|Dimensions (mm)||154.80 x 78.00 x 8.80|
|Screen size (inches)||5.5|
|Pixels per inch (PPI)||267|
|Processor make||Qualcomm Snapdragon 615|
|Expandable storage type||microSD|
|Expandable storage up to (GB)||32|
|Operating System||Cyanogen OS 11|
|Browser supports Flash||Yes|
|Wi-Fi standards supported||802.11 b/ g/ n|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v 4.00|
|Charging via Micro-USB||Yes|
|Proprietary charging connector||No|
|Proprietary data connector||No|
|Number of SIMs||2|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||2500|