Micromax subsidiary YU after has unveiled its new flagship smartphone Yunicorn (Hands on Review) in India. The phone has unibody metal-clad design with chamfered edges at the corners and a 2.5D glass on the front. Apart from premium configuration, Unicorn also embraces a microUSB port infixed between speaker grills at the bottom. The YU Unicorn will be exclusively available at Flipkart starting 31st May, 2016. It has been priced at 12,999 INR for the first month. Post introductory offer, it will be retailing at 13,499 INR.
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In terms of hardware, YU Unicorn is packed with 5.5-inch Full HD IPS display. It is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helios P10 chipset ticking at 1.8GHz alongside 4GB of RAM. It comes with 32GB of on-board storage which is expandable up to 128GB via microSD card.
In optics section, Unicorn bears a -13 megapixel rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, phase detect autofocus (PDAF) and dual tone LED. Up front, it sports a 5-megapxiel selfie camera. It features a front mounted fingerprint sensor right below the home screen.
AOS, which is short for Android On Steroids, is an open source OS based on Android 5.1 Lollipop. The main USP of Around YU is that it lists cabs, food, hotels, online shopping, a digital wallet and other services you can avail around you along with their competitive prices on a single screen. You need not download separate apps either.
Yu Yunicorn will be available in Rush Silver, Rush Graphite and Rush Gold (limited edition)
YU Yunicorn Specifications and Features
|Display||5.5-Inch, 1080p Full HD resolution Display, 2.5D Gorilla Glass|
|Processor||1.8GHz Octa-core MediaTek Helio P10, Mali T860 GPU|
|Internal Storage||32GB, 128GB microSD card supported|
|Software||Android 5.1 Lollipop based AOS|
|Primary Camera||13 MP, PDAF, Dual tone LED Flash|
|Secondary Camera||5 MP|
|Others||4G LTE, Fingerprint sensor|