Early in the week, YU Televentures Ltd, a subsidiary of Micromax, unveiled the new Yureka Plus in India.
The company's official e-commerce partner, Amazon India, is set to host first ever YU Yureka Plus flash sale on 24 July at 12pm [HERE].
To provide a better perspective on the new YU phablet, we have listed key attributes, which users can use to make an informed decision whether to buy Yureka Plus or not.
Display and build quality:
YU Yureka Plus sports a 5.5-inch full HD (1,920x1,080p) IPS display having a resolution of 401 ppi (pixels per inch) guaranteeing crisp clarity during high-resolution video play back. It also comes with Gorilla Glass 3 shield on the screen.
And on the back, it ships sturdier polycarbonate shell on the back and is complemented by reinforced metal casing around the edges, which enables the phone to survive daily wear and tear.
The company is very upbeat on the device's durability and has released two videos showing YU Yureka Plus' capabilities.
Video 1 shows YU Yureka Plus Drop-test:
Video 2 Shows YU Yureka Plus Scratch-test:
SoC (System on Chip):
YU Yureka Plus ships the 64-bit class based Snapdragon 615 Octa-core SoC (System on Chip), manufactured by industry leader Qualcomm.
Snapdragon 615 chipset comes equipped with H.265/High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC), which enables faster computational operations.
It is backed by Adreno 405 graphic engine, sumptuous 2GB RAM and 16GB inbuilt memory (expandable up to 32GB).
With 4G-LTE connectivity support, users can enjoy super-speed internet with 150/50mbps download/upload speed.
Another notable feature of Yureka Plus is that it houses 13mp Sony IMX214 camera sensor based on Blue-lens architecture. It also features five-physical element lens, f/2.2 aperture, 75.4 degree wide-angle, full HD (1,080p) resolution recording and LED flash.
And on the front, it comes packed with a 5mp camera with 71-degree angle lens, 1.4 micron pixel size, Largan Blue Lens architecture.
Yu Yureka Plus comes with a ₹9,999 price tag, making it the one of the cheapest full HD smartphone in the market. Lenovo K3 Note is the only other smartphone with 1080p resolution screen in India, which can be bought under ₹10,000.
Key Specifications of YU Yureka Plus:
|Models||Micromax YU Yureka Plus|
|OS||Cyanogen OS 1 based on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop|
|Processor||64-bit class Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 [MSM 8939]series Octa-core [Quad-core 1.7GHz ARM Cortex A53 + quad-core 1.0GHz A53] CPU|
|Storage capacity||16GB, expandable up to 32GB|
|Battery||2500 mAh (Lithium-Polymer)
|Network||4G-LTE (MSM8939 LTE chipset)|
|Add-ons||Dual-SIM (4G+3G micro slots) slots, Curved body design, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), Bluetooth v4.0, A-GPS, Micro-USB, FM Radio;Special mention: Warranty not void on Rooting, OTA (Over-The-Air) updates every month|
|Dimensions||154.8 x 78.0 x 6.0-8.8 (width) mm|