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YU Yunicorn – The ₹12,999 flagship phone

Yu Yunicorn :

YU televentures, Micromax’s sub brand has launched its latest flagship device the Yu Yunicorn priced at Rs 12,999. This is the successor to the Yu Yutopia and the Yu note.  The device will be exclusively available at the e Commerce giant Flipkart for a month. After that it might me available else where, even offline. The first sale is on June 7th. During the exclusive sale on Flipkart , it’ll be available for Rs 12,999 and after the sale it’ll go for Rs 14,999.

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Talking about the Yu Yunicorn, it runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop on a custom ROM called ‘Android on Steroids’ with the 2.0 Yu which is the upgraded version of the service aggregator platform for customer support. Apart from the stock Android, the Yu Yunicorn has some tweaks and minor changes to its custom OS. There are minor changes in the app drawer and the classic monochrome mode for extending battery life. You might wonder why “The flagship” device has Lollipop and not Marshmallow. Report claims that there will be the updated with marshmallow soon.

The specifications of Yu Yunicorn are as follows ; the device is a 5.5inch full HD display with a resolution of 1080 x 1920. It is powered by an octa core MediaTek Helio P10 processor with 4GB of RAM. It has 32GB of internal storage which can be later expanded using a micro SD card.

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The Yu Yunicorn has a 13Mp rear camera with LED flash and 5MP front facing camera. It comes with a fingerprint sensor and Dolby Audio support for better audio experience. It has a huge 4000 mAh battery.

Apart from it, the company offers Rs. 400 in the Yu Wallet which can be used for making payments.

Yu Yunicorn in-depth specs :

  • 5.5 inch FHD IPS Display
  • 1920 x 1080 pixels Resolution with 2.5D Curved Screen
  • 4 GB RAM and 32 GB ROM with Expandable Memory upto 128 GB
  • 13 MP Primary Camera and 5 MP Secondary Camera
  • 1.8 GHz MediaTek MTK MT6755 Helio P10 Octa Core Processor
  • 4000 mAh Li-Poly Battery
  • Android v5.1.1 (Lollipop) Android on Steroids OS
  • Dual SIM (LTE+LTE) and Fingerprint Sensor