YU Televentures Ltd, subsidiary of Micromax, has slashed the price of the recently-released Yureka Plus in India.

To mark Friendship Day, YU has reduced the price of the Yureka Plus to Rs 8,999, ₹1,000 less than the original price announced a couple of weeks ago.

The new price will become effective in the upcoming Amazon India flash sale on 6 August.

Prospective buyers have to get registered on Amazon India (HERE) to become eligible to purchase on Thursday. The registration window is expected to close on 4 August at 23.59 pm.

[Note: People who have already registered need not apply again.]

The YU Yuphoria Plus sports a 5.5-inch full HD display and comes with Cyanogen OS 12 (based on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop), Snapdragon 615 Octa-core processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB inbuilt memory, 13mp camera, 5mp front camera and a 2500 mAh battery.

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With the announcement, the Yureka Plus costs same as it predecessor, which featured HD display. It will now give a stiff fight to rival Lenovo K3 Note, which costs Rs 9,999.

Read more: YU Yureka vs Yureka Plus: Specification Comparison

Key Specifications of YU Yureka Plus:

Models Micromax YU Yureka Plus
Display 5.5-inch full HD (1920x1080p) screen with 80-degree viewing angle, it is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 shield, oleophobic coating to prevent finger-print smudges
  • Pixel density:401 ppi (pixels per inch)
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
GPU Adreno 405
Storage capacity 16GB, expandable up to 32GB
  • Main: 13.0-megapixel camera with Sony IMX214 sensor, Blue-lens architecture, 5-physical element lens, f/2.2 aperture, full HD (1080p) resolution recording, LED flash
  • Front: 5.0-megapixel camera with 71-degree angle lens, 1.4 micron pixel size, Largan Blue Lens architecture
Battery 2500 mAh (Lithium-Polymer)
  • 8 hours talk time
  • 210 hours standby time
  • 7 hours browsing time
  • 25% longer meaning you spend more time on the go before you have to recharge
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
Weight N/A
Colour Moonstone Grey & Alabaster White
  • Old: ₹9,999/-
  • New: ₹8,999/-