YU today officially launched its new Flagship smartphone called ‘Yu Yutopia‘. It was first teased back in October with tag line “Real Beast“. I must say, the new Yutopia is really a beast with massive 4GB RAM and Snapdragon 810 processor. Priced at Rs. 24,999, it is now available for purchase online via Amazon, however the shipping will start from December 26th. As of now the phone is available only in Grey color with complementary House of Marley Little Bird In-Ear Headphones.
Yu Yutopia comes out of the box running Android 5.1.1 Lollipop based Cyanogen OS 12.1 and supports Dual (micro + nano) SIM cards. There is also a Fingerprint scanner placed at rear facing below the camera for better security of the phone and data stored on the same. Surprisingly, you can simply tap this fingerprint scanner to capture a Selfie as well. Yutopia also comes an integrated discovery platform called ‘Around YU’ that lets you search and find anything around you.
It sports an amazing 5.2 inch Quad HD IPS OGS display offering 1440 x 2560 pixels resolution with 1000:1 Contrast Ratio and 91% NTSC color gamut. Well, it also has 178 degree viewing angle and also offers 565 PPI Pixel density. It is further protected with Corning Concore Glass for better durability. As per connectivity, it supports 4G LTE, dual-band WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS.
Yu has powered Yutopia with Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 Octa-Core (4 x 2.0GHz + 4 x 1.5GHz) 64-bit processor paired up with 4GB DDR4 RAM making the phone a power house in multitasking and performance. There is also an Adreno 430 GPU offering better Gaming experience on the phone. You also don’t need to worry about the storage. Yutopia carries 32GB on-board storage memory along with MicroSD slot for further expansion.
The new Yu Yutopia can also be a great choice for photography and Selfie fans. It carries a 21 Megapixel primary camera with LED flash, Sony Exmor RS IMX230 sensor, PDAF and 77.3-degree Wide Angle Lens. While the front facing camera is 8 Megapixel with OV8865 BSI-2 sensor, f/2.2 aperture and 1.4um pixel. A perfect camera for stunning selfies. The phone is backed up with 3000mAh battery with Quick Charge 2.0 that can charge up to 60% in less than 30 minutes.
YU YUTOPIA Specifications:
- Android 5.1.1 Lollipop based Cyanogen OS 12.1
- Dual SIM (Micro + nano )
- Fingerprint Scanner (also clicks Selfies)
- 5.2 inch 2K IPS OGS display protected with Corning Concore Glass
- 1440 x 2560 pixels resolution, 1000:1 Contrast Ratio, 91% NTSC color gamut, 178 degree viewing angle and
- 565 PPI Pexel Density
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 Octa-Core (4 x 2.0GHz + 4 x 1.5GHz) 64-bit processor
- 4GB DDR4 RAM
- Adreno 430 GPU
- 32GB internal storage memory, expandable further using microSD card
- 21 Megapixel rear camera with LED flash, Sony Exmor RS IMX230 sensor, PDAF and 77.3-degree Wide Angle
- 8 Megapixel front-facing camera, OV8865 BSI-2 sensor, f/2.2 aperture and 1.4um pixel
- 4G LTE, dual-band WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS
- 3000mAh battery with Quick Charge 2.0