Micromax’s YU launched the YU YUREKA (AO5510) smartphone running Cyanogen OS last month for Rs. 8,999. We already brought you the hands on impressions from the launch event and unboxing and photo gallery recently. Now lets compare the phone with OnePlus One that was recently launched in India for Rs 21,999.
YU Yureka has a 5.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) IPS display and is powered by a Octa-Core 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 (4×1.5GHz + 4×1.0GHz) processor. It runs on Cyanogen OS 11 based on Android 4.4 (KitKat), which is upgradable to Android 5.0 (Lollipop). The OnePlus sports a a 5.5-inch (1920 ×1080 pixels) Full HD LTPS display from JDI with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, is powered by a 2.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 (MSM8974AC) processor and also runs on Cyanogen OS 11S based on Android 4.4 (KitKat). The Indian version will get Android 5.0 (Lollipop) update in the form of own OnePlus ROM, while the global variant will get usual Android 5.0 update from Cyanogen Inc.
Both these phones have a 5MP front facing camera.
Both the phones have capacitive touch buttons.
The YU Yureka is entirely made of plastic although it has a matte finish on the back that gives it a smooth rubber-like feel. The OnePlus One also has rugged feel and is not prone smudges. The YU YUREKA comes with a removable back cover and removable battery. While OnePlus One comes only with a removable back cover. The company also sells interchangeable back covers in some countries.
The Yureka has a 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, 5P lenses and Sony Exmor RS IMX135 sensor. It supports 1080p video recording at 30fps and 720p slow motion at 60fps. OnePlus One also comes with a 13-megapixel camera Sony IMX214 stacked sensor with 6-element lens, f/2.0 aperture, dual LED flash and 4K video recording.
The Yureka has volume rockers on the left side where the OnePlus One has volume rockers and micro SIM card slot.
Both the devices have a 3.5mm audio jack at the top while the OnePlus One also has the secondary microphone.
The power button is present on the right side of the Yureka and also on the OnePlus One. Yureka is 8.8mm thick as compared to 8.9mm in the OnePlus One.
The Yureka has micro USB port at the bottom along with primary microphone while the OnePlus One has loudspeaker, microphone and micro USB slot.
Loudspeakers on Yureka are present at the bottom of the back cover while OnePlus One has Cyanogen branding there.
Yureka has two micro SIM slots, a microSD card slot and a 2500mAh battery under the back cover while the OnePlus One has a built-in 3100mAh battery. YU Yureka weighs 155 grams and the OnePlus One is slightly heavier at 162 grams.
YU Yureka has 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory and supports 4G LTE, while the OnePlus One comes with 3GB RAM, 16GB/64GB internal memory and also supports 4G LTE.
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