Yu Televentures has been continuously teasing the launch of their “Most Powerful Smartphone on the Planet” from past 2 months. Today, the company has officially launched the much-hyped smartphone called as Yu Yutopia in India. The smartphone will be available for purchase exclusively online via Amazon and is priced aggressively at Rs.24,999.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Rahul Sharma, Founder, YU Televentures said, “We commenced our exciting journey at YU a year ago with a promise of making technology more simplistic and the smartphones an enabler of our daily tasks. We are extremely euphoric to complete our first year with a bang as today’s launch reaffirms our promise of doing everything that’s exciting and new. YUTOPIA is a revolutionary product that is packed with the compelling ‘Around Yu’ services, making the smartphone literally five years ahead of any other device.”
Coming to its specifications, the device flaunts a 5.2-inch (2560×1440 pixels) 2K SHARP OGS display offering a pixel density of 565ppi and Corning Gorilla Glass protection on top of it. Under the hood, it comes equipped with Snapdragon 810 octa-core processor clocked at 1.5GHz coupled with Adreno 430 GPU and whopping 4GB of RAM. The device comes with 32GB of onboard storage that can be further expanded using a microSD card slot upto 128GB.
On the camera section, the device sports a 21MP autofocus rear camera with Sony Exmor RS IMX230 sensor, PDAF, OIS true-tone dual LED flash and also supports 4K video recording. On the front, it has an 8MP shooter with a f/2.2 aperture to capture perfect selfie images. Connectivity options on the dual sim capable device include 4G-LTE, GPS/A-GPS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and microUSB port. The smartphone runs on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop based Cyanogen 12.1 OS out of the box with planned upgrade to Android Marshmallow in future.
The smartphone features a full-metal body build out of Aircraft Grade Aluminium and is very sleek measuring just 7.2 mm thickness and weighing around 159 grams. Like most of the flagship devices, Yutopia also sports a fingerprint sensor placed at the back of the unit for enhanced security. The handset comes backed by a 3000mAh battery that the company claims can last upto 8 hours of talk time and upto 300 hours of standby time. It also supports Quick Charge 2.0 technology that juice the battery to 60% in less than 30 minutes.