Yu YUREKA+ With 5.5″ FHD Display, Snapdragon 615 CPU, Cyanogen OS 12 Debuts At Rs 9999

The Micromax’s subsidiary YU has launched YUREKA Plus, the company’s refreshed version of Yu Yureka smartphone with a minimal differences between the new comer and its predecessor, and that is the older Yureka sports a 720p screen and the new YUREKA Plus with 1080p display and a new improved camera setup. Details in full can be grabbed right after this fold.

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The YU Yureka+ has a 5.5-inch screen with a FullHD resolution of 1920 x1080p IPS display and paired with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It is powered by an Octa-Core 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 (4×1.5GHz + 4×1.0GHz) processor and runs on Cyanogen OS 12 based on Android Lollipop version 5.0.

Camera wise the Yureka Plus packs a 13-Megapixel main shooter with autofocus with LED flash, F2.2 aperture, Sony IMX214 sensor, 5P Largan Blue Lens, 1080p video recording and a 5MP front-facing selfie-centric cam with 1.4 micron pixel size. Paired with 2GB of DDR3 RAM and includes 16GB of internal storage, which can further expandable up to 32GB via microSD card support.

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The Dual SIM Yureka Plus offers 4G LTE (Cat.4 LTE) bands (TDD B40 2300MHz and FDD B3 1800MHz) for India. Followed by 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, USB OTG as connectivity options. The smartphone packs a 2500mAh battery and the company claims that it has subtle curvature and minimalist design. It goes on sale in MoonDust Grey with polished finish and Limited Edition Alabaster White colors.

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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 up to 32GB via 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 is priced at Rs 9999 ($157). Available to buy exclusively on Amazon.in starting from July 24th at 2PM. Registrations for the first flash sale already began on the online retailer site in India.

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.