Yu YUREKA PLUS with 5.5-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 615 SoC, 4G LTE launched for Rs. 9999


YU just launched YUREKA PLUS, the company’s latest smartphone in the YU series. It has a 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD IPS display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, compared to a 5.5-inch HD display on the YUREKA. It is powered by a Octa-Core 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 (4×1.5GHz + 4×1.0GHz) processor and runs on Cyanogen OS 12 based on Android 5.0 (Lollipop). It has a 13-megapixel auto focus rear camera with LED Flash, Sony IMX214 sensor, compared to Sony IMX135 sensor on the YUREKA and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera.

It has 2GB RAM, 16GB of internal storage with expansion slot, Cat4. LTE support, including support for 4G LTE bands (TDD B40 2300MHz and FDD B3 1800MHz) for India and and packs a 2500mAh battery, similar to the YUREKA. The company says that it has subtle curvature and minimalist design.


YU YUREKA PLUS specifications

  • 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) IPS display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • Octa-Core 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 (MSM8939) (ARM Cortex A53 – 4×1.5GHz + 4×1.0GHz) processor with Adreno 405 GPU
  • 2GB DDR3 RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 32GB with microSD
  • Dual SIM
  • Cyanogen OS 12 based on Android 5.0 (Lollipop)
  • 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.2 aperture, Sony IMX214 sensor,  5P Largan Blue Lens, 1080p video recording
  • 5MP front-facing camera, 1.4 micron pixel size
  • 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, USB OTG
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • 2500mAh battery

The YU YUREKA PLUS comes in MoonDust Grey with polished finish and Limited Edition Alabaster White colors and is priced at Rs. 9,999. It will be available exclusively on Amazon.in starting from July 24th at 2PM. Registrations for the sale has started on Amazon.

Commenting on the new launch, Rahul Sharma, Founder YU said:

With Yureka we ushered in the revolution that’s ‘YUPlayGod’ and we couldn’t have asked for a better response from our community. We have been overwhelmed with the enthusiasm and cheer we received for the Zeus of phones, Yureka. Grateful for the encouragement and support we are returning the love by breaking our very own unprecedented benchmark with Yureka Plus.

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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