YotaPhone 2
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World's first dual-screen handset, YotaPhone (Gen 1) has a received significant price-cut in India as its official online seller, Flipkart, has reduced the price of YotaPhone from ₹17,999 to ₹12,999.

This is second major price-slash since it made its debut in October for ₹23,499, hinting the company is trying clear stocks for the release of its successor.

Though there is no official word from Yota Devices on flagship phone's launch in India, the company had announced to release YotaPhone 2 in Asian markets in early 2015, reported AndroidOS.in.

India being world's fastest growing and third biggest smartphone market, Yota Devices will certainly launch YotaPhone 2 sooner or later in the subcontinent.

YotaPhone 2 made its debut in December 2014 with major upgrades over its predecessor. It features one primary-screen 4.7-inch full HD (1280x720p) display and on the rear-side it boasts of 4.7-inch qHD screen with electronic paper display technology. 

This innovative screen on the rear side is always on – even if the battery is very low. It is protected by damage-resistance Corning Gorilla Glass 3 shield.

Under the hood, it packs 2.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 series CPU, 2GB RAM, 32GB inbuilt storage, 2500mAh battery, a 8mp camera with LED flash, auto-focus and a 2.1mp snapper on the front.

Key Specifications of YotaPhone:


YotaPhone 1

YotaPhone 2


  • Main: 4.3-inch HD (1280x720p) IPS LCD screen
  • Pixel density: 341 ppi (pixels per inch)
  • Main: 4.7-inch AMOLED full HD (1280x720p) IPS screen with Gorilla Glass 3 shield
  • Pixel density: 442 ppi (pixels per inch)
  • Secondary: 4.3-inch 640x360p screen with electronic paper display technology
  • Pixel density: 170 ppi
  • Secondary: 4.7-inch qHD (960x540p) screen with electronic paper display technology and is protected by Gorilla Glass 3 shield
  • Pixel density: 235 ppi


Android v4.2.2 Jelly Bean

Android 4.4 KitKat


1.7GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 series CPU

2.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 quad-core processor




Storage capacity




  • Main: 13.0-megapixel camera with LED flash, auto-focus,
  • Front: 1.0-megapixel camera
  • Main: 8.0-megapixel camera with LED flash, auto-focus, full HD video
  • Front: 2.1-megapixel camera


1800 mAh

2500 mAh with wireless charging feature


3G & 4G-LTE (in select markets)

3G & 4G-LTE (in select regions)


Micro-SIM slot, Bluetooth v4.0 (LE), Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n), USB 2.0, GPS/GLONASS

Nano-SIM slot, Bluetooth v4.0 (LE), Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac; VHT20, MSC 8), NFC, micro-USB 2.0 (slim-port), A-GPS/GLONASS


133.6 x 67.0 x 9.99 mm

144.9 x 69.4 x 8.95 mm


146 g

145 g


New price: ₹12,999/-

Old price ₹23,499/-

Already launched in Europe €700/ £555 (around $784/₹48,250)

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