The YU Televentures flaghsip smartphone YUTOPIA was set for launch at an event on December 7th, but it seems has postponed its program. Now the Micromax’s Yu company has announced that the smartphone will be introduced on December 17th.
On Wednesday, Founder of Yu Televentures Rahul Sharma tweeted there would be a 10-day delay for the launch date timeframe, and the handset, the so-called “The Real Beast” – YUTOPIA would be showing its face on 17th of this month. Notably, the same date last year, the Yu brand’s first LTE phone was debuted, the YUREKA on 18th. This time around, the company want to continue that date either.
The company has so far confirmed details reagrding the internal storage of 32GB Yu YUTOPIA, which is still a minimum memory given by Apple to its iPhone models. Also suggests that the Quad HD display for the yet-revealed hardware, and Yutopia to become the first handset with QHD 2K screen. Hinted to come out of the box sporting a metal unibody design and a larger battery package as well. The teaser showed that the Apple company logo with low battery indication and a caption stating, “Would you enjoy an apple that doesn’t last long?“.
.@YUplaygod Hold your excitement, as we plan to announce something special with YUTOPIA. The most powerful phone now launches on 17th Dec
— Rahul Sharma (@rahulsharma) December 2, 2015
To recall, the Yu550 smartphone spotted at Geekbench listing showed few specifications including a 1.5GHz octa-core Snapdragon 810 (MSM8994) processor coupled with 4GB of RAM. The smartphone was said to feature a 5.2-inch full-HD display and run Android 5.1.1 Lollipop-based build of Cyanogen OS. The Yu5050 scored 1353 in single-core test and 4622 in the multi-core test.
- 5.2-inch (1440 x 2560 pixels) Quad HD display
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 Octa-Core (4 x 2.0GHz + 4 x 1.5GHz) 64-bit processor with Adreno 430 GPU
- 4GB RAM, 32GB internal storage
- Android 5.1.1 Lollipop based Cyanogen OS 12.1
- 21MP rear camera with LED flash
- 8MP front-facing camera
- 4G LTE, dual-band WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS
Full specifications and the pricing of the Yu YUTOPIA smartphone will be had on the release date on December 17th.