A new smartphone from YU Televenture with the model number YU 6000 is spotted online today. The device comes with a 6-inch display and the listed priced on Zauba is around Rs. 9,360 while the retail price is expected to be around Rs. 12,000. In December last year, the company has officially launched the flagship YU Yutopia powered by Snapdragon 810 octa-core processor and is priced at Rs. 24,999.
Now the latest smartphone YU 6000 comes with some mid-range specifications and might target the recently launched Redmi Note 3 and Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus. While the GFXBench listings show the device to features a 4.6-inch display, we believe it to be a 6-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080) resolution display. Under the hood, the device is powered by Helio X10 octa-core processor and is also the first smartphone from YU to come with MediaTek processor.
It has 3GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage along with a MicroSD card slot for storage expansion. In the camera department, it has a 13MP rear camera with autofocus and LED flash and an 8MP front camera for selfies. It runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop, and there is no information whether it comes with Cyanogen OS or stock Android. This month we have two new budget smartphones launches, each from Xiaomi and Lenovo.
Xiaomi had launched the Redmi Note 3 in two variants with 2GB RAM & 16GB storage and 3GB RAM & 32GB storage. While the 2GB variant is priced at Rs. 9,999, the 32GB variant costs Rs. 11,999. It comes with an all metal body and is powered by all new Snapdragon 650 quad-core processor. The device also packs a 16MP rear camera and a fingerprint sensor on the back.
On the other hand, Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus is priced at Rs. 8,499 and comes with Snapdragon 616 octa-core processor. It has 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage but misses the fingerprint sensor. While the Redmi Note 3 is available only through flash sales, the Vibe K5 Plus can be purchased via open sales from Flipkart.