Taunting to ’redefine flagships’ by packing lots of memory, processor power, bigger battery and refreshed almost stock android UI experience.

The Micromax subsidiary brand YU has officially launched the YU Yunicorn android smartphone in India. The mobile packs a compelling collection of hardware and unique software experience with its Around YU 2.0 service.

The mid-range YU Yunicorn is priced at Rs 12,999 for the first month as a promotional offer and will be increased to Rs 14,999 after that. The mobile is available exclusively on Flipkart with registration started for the first flash sale happening on 7th June 2016 at 2 PM.

YU launches Yunicorn with 4GB RAM, Helio P10 chipset, 4000mAh Battery

So YU Yunicorn will ’redefine flagships’, let’s find out. The YU Yunicorn got a full-metal unibody design with premium brushed aluminum finish. The mobile flaunts a 5.5-inch full HD IPS 2.5D curved glass display with a pixel density of 401ppi.

The YU Yunicorn is powered by 1.8GHz MediaTek Helio P10 octa-core processor coupled with 4GB LPDDR3 RAM along with MALI-T860 GPU. The mobile comes with 32GB internal storage that can be further expanded up to 128GB using microSD card.

On the back, the smartphone got a 13-megapixel camera with f/2.2 aperture, 5 Lens, and PDAF. On front for selfie lovers a 5-megapixel camera with f/2.0 aperture. The back camera can take both Slow Motion and Time Lapse videos along with full support for full HD video recording.

On the connectivity side, the dual SIM YU Yunicorn got 4G LTE with support for all Indian 4G bands along with 3G, 2G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and USB Type-C port. As YU has ditched Cyanogen from its smartphones, the YU Yunicorn runs on almost stock Android v5.1.1 Lollipop operating system with Yunicron’s customized UI on top.

For added security YU Yunicorn comes with a Fingerprint sensor embedded on the physical home button below the front display. The smartphone is also integrated with Around YU 2.0 that offer the user a curated and personalized services.

  • 5.5-inch full HD IPS 2.5D curved glass display
  • 1.8GHz MediaTek Helio P10 octa-core processor
  • 4GB RAM
  • Android v5.1.1 Lollipop
  • 32GB internal storage and expandable using microSD card
  • 13MP back camera and 5MP front-facing camera
  • Dual Sim (4G+4G)
  • 4G LTE, 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth, USB Type-C port
  • 4000 mAh Li-Polymer battery (non-removable battery)

As a promotional offer, YU Yunicorn will come with six months of premium access to gaana music service and Rs 400 cash on UDIO Yu wallet. In addition, Flipkart will be offering an extra 10% discount when paying State Bank debit card or credit cards.

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