Yu Yuphoria with 5-inch display, Cyanogen OS 12 launched in India for Rs. 6,999

Micromax subsidary Yu Televentures launched the company's second YU branded smartphone, the Yu Yuphoria in India.

Yu claims that Yuphoria went through a number of processes including pre-bending, stamping, welding, laser etching, sandblasting,  PVD (Physical Vapor Deposition) and polishing thus making it more durable. The team acheived the sleek matte finish after extreme cycles of sandblasting that is used in automobile industry. The company filed 4 patents for the smartphone and it is assembled in India.

Yu Yuphoria sports a metal frame around the body that gives it a premium feel, protected by anti-finger coating and has a screen-to-body ratio of 67.1%. It features 5-inch (1280x720 pixels) HD IPS Fully Laminated display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It is 5 times tougher, Scratch and Finger print resistant.

Under the hood there is a 1.2GHz 64-bit quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor paired with Adreno 306 GPU and 2GB LPDDR3 RAM. It comes with 16GB of internal storage and microSD card slot that supports up to 64GB microSD card.

The Yu Yuphoria runs Android 5.0 Lollipop based CyanogenMod OS 12. It comes loaded with a few CM 12 features like App Themer (change theme of indiviual apps), slow-motion feature to the camera (records videos at 60/120 fps). The smartphone also comes with a new feature called Choice which brings optional integrations like Truecaller dialler, Audio FX equaliser and e-mail app powered by Boxer.

Camera features include 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, OmniVision OV8865 sensor with F/2.2 aperture and 1080p video recording capabilities. On the front there is a 5-megapixel camera with 4P lenses, f/2.0 aperture and 86-degree wide-angle lens. The rear camera has a Saturn ring design.

On the connectivity it supports dual-SIM, 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS. For enhanced Audio and multimedia experience, the Yuphoria comes equipped with Cirrus Logic Wolfson Stereo chip that gives best in class sound clarity.

A 2230mAh battery fuels the Yu Yuphoria the can deliver up to 7 hours of talk time, 7 hours of music playback, 3.5 hours of video playback and 160 hours of standby time. It measures 142.38x72.96x8.25mm, weighs 143 grams and will be available in Buffed Steel and Champagne Gold colors.

The Yu Yuphoria is priced at Rs. 6,999 and will be available exclusively via Amazon India through flash sale starting from May 28. Registration for the sale will start today at 5PM.

Kaiser Bey
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Yu Yuphoria with 5-inch display, Cyanogen OS 12 launched in India for Rs. 6,999 Yu Yuphoria with 5-inch display, Cyanogen OS 12 launched in India for
Rs. 6,999 Reviewed by Kaiser on 5/12/2015 04:10:00 PM
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