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YU launched the most expected YU YUNICORN smartphone finally at an event earlier today. We managed to get hold of the smartphone, here is the unboxing video.


Box Contents

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  • YU YUNICORN smartphone in rich gold color
  • In-ear earphones
  • 2-pin charger (5V-2A)
  • Micro USB cable
  • SIM ejector tool
  • User guide and warranty information

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It has a 5.5-inch 1080p 2.5D curved glass display with minimal bezels on the sides, is powered by an Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P10 SoC with Mali-T860 and has 4GB of RAM. It runs on Android 5.1 (Lollipop) and has a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture and 4P lens.

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It has a fingerprint sensor below the screen that can unlock the phone in less than 0.2 seconds.

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The back has brushed aluminium finish and the phone has slim 8.5mm metal frame. It has 32GB of internal storage and has hybrid dual SIM slots that lets you use the second nano SIM slot as a microSD card slot when required. It has a 13-megapixel camera on the back with dual-tone LED flash, f/2.2 aperture, 5P lens and phase-detection auto-focus (PDAF) for quick focus. It packs a huge 4000mAh battery, so it is a bit heavy at 172 grams.

It will be available at an introductory price of Rs. 12,999 for the first month, after that it will cost Rs. 13,499. It will be exclusively available from Flipkart through flash sale starting from June 7th. Registrations for the sale have already begun.

Srivatsan contributed to this post

Author: Varun Krish

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