YU Televentures have just launched their new smartphone today called YU Yunicorn which comes with Android on Steroids (AoS) which is actually a modification over the Android Lollipop. It also includes a new version of Around YU 2.0. It’s kinda disappointing that YU has still not released Android Marshmallow out of the box for YU Yunicorn, although YU promises a Marshmallow update in a month after the launch. The smartphone comes with specifications which put it in competition with phones like Redmi Note 3, Moto G4 Plus and LeEco Le 1S. Let’s check out the features:
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YU Yunicorn Features
YU Yunicorn sports a 5.5-inch fullHD (1080p) display protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 4. It is powered by an Octa-core MediaTek Helio P10 SoC Processor coupled with 4GB of RAM which is quite a combination for this price. It comes with 32GB of memory storage with expandable memory via hybrid dual-SIM microSD card up to 128GB.
On the rear, we have a 13-megapixel camera with phase detection autofocus and a fingerprint scanner(0.2 sec recognition time). The battery is a non-removable 4,000mAh cell. It supports 4G/LTE Technology and all other basic standards of connectivity.
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What is Android On Steroids?
Talking about the new Android on Steroids, it comes with a vertical app drawer, a monochrome mode for reading and an extended battery life. The Around YU 2.0 will integrate other apps together and lets you order food, shop online, book flights and hotels, and call for cabs without having to install individual apps. YU also announced their new YU Wallet service for online payments. The Yu Yunicorn will come with Rs. 400 in the Yu Wallet and the first consultation free on Lybrate. The first flash sale with feature a 10 percent cash back for SBI users.
YU Yunicorn will be available in Rush Silver, Rush Gold, and Graphite color variants. The phone will be available for Rs.12,999 on Flipkart. The sale registrations open at 2PM Tuesday on June 7. After a month, the price will increase to Rs.14,999.