Yu Televentures has launched today its flagship phone, Yunicorn with powerful hardware and software features at an attractive price of Rs. 12,999. This phone will be sold exclusviely by Flipkart.com and the registration of this phone has already begun on Flipkart site which will remain open till 31st May. The first flash sale will be on 7th June at 2PM. This phone will be available in Rush Silver, Graphite, and Rush Gold colour variants. The Rush Gold color will be available in limited quantites in first flash sale.
Yu has just informed that the price of Rs. 12,999 will be valid for the first month and from the second month onwards it will be available at Rs 13,499.
The Yunicorn is sleek phone having thickness of 8.5mm and has full metal body with brushed aluminium back. Yu has used high quality aluminium alloy to give it premium and elegant look.
The Yunicorn comes with 5.5 inch full-HD display with pixel resolution of 1080×1920 and display with 2.5 D Arc Glass. This phone is powered by an octa-core (4 cores at 1.8GHz, and 4 cores at 1.4GHz, ARM CORTEX- A53) MediaTek Helio P10 processor combined with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage, which can be extended upto 128GB via microSD card.
This phone is packed with a 4000mAh battery with fast charging capability, which can last upto full day for heavy usage and upto two to three days with moderate usage. This battery has standby time of 500 hours.
The Yunicorn is equipped with 13MP rear camera with Dual LED flash, PDAF and HDR features. It also houses 5MP front shooter with features of Gesture shots, Wide angle shots and Beautify mode.
This phone also incorporates Fingerprint reader on the front on home button which is claimed to be very fast and will take 0.2 seconds to unlock the phone. This phone also supports 4G LTE and offers all standard connectivity options. This phone has hybrid Dual SIM slots.
This phone runs on almost stock Android 5.1 Lollipop OS with minor tweaks and the company calls it Android on Steroids. Some of the minor tweaks carried out by the company include vertical app drawer, monochrome mode for reading and extending battery life etc. and the company claims that their is no bloatware on this tweaked OS.
YU has partnered with MiMedia to give unlimited storage through its social Cloud and the users will get additional 32GB of storage on Cloud.
This Yunicorn will come with upgraded version of AROUND YU, which is integrated platform to provide basic services such as food, travel (Flights, Buses, Trains and Hotels), Shopping, cabs, cricket, News and Weather and Medical Help services which will be available shortly. The experience of using these services will be enhanced as they come integrated with a native wallet-UDIO for the first time.
To make the offer sweeter, Yu is throwing various offers on purchase of their Yunicorn phone which include Rs. 400 in the Yu Wallet, 10% cash back for the SBI card users for the first flash sale, 6 months free access to premium Gaana app for unlimited download of songs, free first consultation from Lybrate, 30% off on two subsequent consultations and free answers to the common health queries.