Micromax YU Yureka 48-Hour Open Sale Goes Live on Amazon India
Micromax YU Yureka 48-Hour Open Sale Goes Live on Amazon IndiaYU/Twitter

Micromax has finally kicked off the YU Yureka open sale via Amazon India.

Though a bit late, this move by YU will certainly cheer the tech-savvy Yureka fans. Many have failed to get their hands on the Yureka despite it being on sale for three months, thanks to the dubious marketing strategy of flash sales.

But prospective buyers can now grab Micromax YU Yureka, for the first time since its release in January 2015, without going through the cumbersome registration process. Prospective buyers can now bag the phone just by logging in anytime during the 48-hour window between 6 and 7 May.

Micromax YU Yureka sports 5.5-inch HD screen and is powered by the on 64-bit class Snapdragon 615 Octa-core SoC (System on Chip), 2GB RAM, 16GB inbuilt memory, 13mp camera on the rear side, a 5mp snapper on the front, and a 2500 mAh (Lithium-Polymer) battery that can run the phone for close to 210 hours under standby mode.

In a related development, YU is prepping the stage for its new smartphone Yuphoria, which is expected to launch on 12 May. Numerous reports have indicated that the new phone will be marketed around same price like chinese rival Xiaomi Redmi 2.

[Read more: YU Yuphoria Expected Specifications and Price details]

Key specifications of Micromax YU Yureka:

Model Micromax YU Yureka
  • 5.5-inch HD (720x1280p) screen with 80-degree viewing angle, it is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 shield, oleophobic coating to prevent finger-print smudges
  • Pixel density: 267 ppi (pixels per inch)
OS CyanogenMod Android 4.4.4 KitKat based CM11 series [it is guaranteed to be the first smartphone to get custom Lollipop 5.0 OS among all Android phones]
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
GPU Adreno 405
Storage 16GB, expandable up to 32GB
  • Main: 13.0-megapixel camera with Sony Exmor RS sensor, Blue-lens architecture, 5-physical element lens, f/2.2 aperture, 75.4 degree wide-angle, full HD (1080p) resolution recording, LED flash
  • Front: 5.0-megapixel camera with 71-degree angle lens
Battery 2500 mAh (Lithium-Polymer)
  • 4G-LTE: up to 11 hours;
  • 3G: close to 13 hours;
  • 2G:up to 15 hours;
  • Music playback: almost a day;
  • Video playback: close to 6 hours;
  • Gaming: up to 4 hours;

[Average phone usage details]

  • Talk time: close to 8 hours;
  • Standby time: up to 210 hours;
Network 3G & 4G-LTE (Cat. 4): 150mbps/50mbps (Download/Upload speed)
Special mention Warranty not void on Rooting, OTA (Over-The-Air) updates every month
Add-ons Dual-SIM (micro) slots, Curved body design, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), Bluetooth v4.0, A-GPS, Micro-USB, FM Radio
Dimensions 154.8 x 78.0 x 6.0-8.8 (width) mm
Colour Moonstone Grey;
  • Accessory: hand-crafted leather cover (costs extra)
Price ₹8,999/-