YU Yutopia is a new device from YU, which got launched today in India. The device has been teasing us from many days and has finally come up with a 21MP camera on the rear and 4GB of DDR4 RAM. Claimed as the most powerful device by the company, this smartphone will be powered with two quad-core processors, one clocking at 1.5 GHz and other at 2.0 GHz making it a powerful device. Yutopia comes with a Fingerprint scanner and will be powered by a 3000 mAh battery on the back with Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0 that will charge the device from 0-60% in less than 30 minutes. Yutopia comes with the latest Cyanogen OS 12.1 that will give its users more customizable options.
These are few Tips and tricks of this device that will be useful for everyone just in case if you are planning to get this device.
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To insert SIM on the device, the user has to insert a SIM ejector PIN in the slot provided and a tray will pop out. Now, place the SIM accordingly and push back the tray back to its position. You need to reboot the device to start using the SIM for making calls and messages.
YU Yutopia is a dual-SIM variant that comes with dual standby. The device supports one Nano SIM and one Micro SIM, letting its user use any of them accordingly in the slot provided. One of the slot is a hybrid slot that can used either to insert a SIM or an external SD card.
You can share the data with anyone via Tethering or Hotspot option that is available on the device. To turn-on this feature, the user needs to go to the general settings of the device. Now tap on the more option and select the option Personal Hotspot to get all its accesses. An eight digit password has to be generated, and a maximum of eight devices can be connected to it. You can also refuse other connection requests by going to Connect Users option. There is also an option of sharing the data through USB tethering and Bluetooth tethering.
To take a screenshot on Yutopia, you need to press the power button along with the volume down button to capture the screenshot on the device, and this screenshot will be saved in the file manager app or in the gallery that can be viewed later and can also be shared.
To check for updates on Yuptopia, open the settings of the device and tap on the option System update. Here you can see if there is any update available. The update has to be downloaded and should be installed. Android Updates are useful in fixing the bugs on the device and will improve the performance of the device.
Yes, there is an LED notification light on the device what will be blinking where ever there is a notification like a missed call, message or any mail. This ensures that you won’t lose any important message.
The device comes with 32GB of internal storage but only 24.60GB of memory is user available, and the rest of it will be utilized by the pre-installed applications and the system OS. There is also a microSD card slot to extend the memory up to a maximum of 128GB.
Yes, the device supports the USB OTG drive, and you need to enable the option that is provided on your device to. To use the OTG drive on your device, open the Settings and tap on More option in the System section. Now connect the OTG drive to the phone and exchange the data from your device to drive and vice-versa without having to connect to a system every time.
The company has not given any word on the Android Marshmallow 6.0 update on the YU Yutopia but is likely to get it very soon. The device currently runs Android 5.1.1 based Cyanogen OS v12.1.
The device comes with a 3000 mAh Li-Po battery which is not removable and gives a talk time up to 8 h and stands by up to 210 h on 3G. This is a decent enough battery and can easily last a day’s charging with normal usage.
The model number of the Yutopia is YU5050, and this number can be viewed by going into the settings of the device and scroll down to About phone. Now tap on this and select the option Device information, now you can see the model number of the device.
The Yutopia comes with a 4GB or DDR4 RAM making it one of the powerful devices in the market. Out of the 4GB, only around 2.3GB of RAM is available to the user and the rest is occupied by the background applications and the system OS.
Yes, the device can capture 4K videos with its 21 MP camera on the rear. This is a feature that can mostly be seen in high-end devices or camera centric devices. We would love to capture some 4K videos on this device and will be uploading soon.
Yes, Yutopia does support 4G LTE connectivity along with GSM and HSPA. 4G connectivity is now available on almost all the devices that come to the market, be it an entry level or a flagship device, faster browsing speed is a must.
YU Yutopia comes with a 21MP camera on the rear with dual LED flash and it is also capable of talking 4K videos and slo-mo HD videos at 120 fps. There is an inbuilt Sony Exmor IMX230 sensor attached to the device, and it also has a wide f2.2 aperture. This smartphone also has a 8 MP camera on the front for video calling and selfies.
Around YU is a new feature that acts as a personal assist that will be taking all the information from the apps and will be generating recommendations that will be useful for its users. It keeps notifying about the offers that you can utilize or even book a train or flight on Around Yu and track its status. This will be a useful feature as it times your time and keeps notifying about all the offers without having to search for them.
Yes, this flagship device from YU comes with a fingerprint scanner on the back just below the rear camera. Initially, the user has to set up this feature by going into the settings of the device and tapping on security. Here we have the option of lock screens and fingerprint scanner. Follow the instructions to set up the finger print and you are ready to use it. This is mainly useful to unlock your device and also for making secured payments via smartphone.
To capture an image with a fingerprint sensor, the user needs to setup the fingerprint sensor. Once the setup is completed, open the camera application and touch the finger print scanner so that you can capture the image without tapping on the screen. This clicked image would be saved in the gallery of the device that can be shared if needed.
To manage the notifications on Yutopia, go to the settings of the device and scroll down to notifications. Now tap on it and enable the option Heads up which will give you a pop-up notification when you get one. The user can also customize which ever app notifications that he wants to see on the locked screen.
To enable double-tap to sleep and double-tap to wake up options on Yutopia, you need to go to the settings of the device and select the option Display and lights. Now enable the options by toggling buttons given adjacent to them. Now you can start using these features that will wake up the phone screen or make the screen to sleep just by double tapping on it without having to press the lock button every time.
The device comes with few gestures shortcuts; that will let you to use few features easily just by gestures. To open the camera, the user need to draw a circle on the lock screen, and the camera app is ready to be used. Likewise, draw a V to toggle the flash light and you can swipe down on the screen to play or pause music, swiping left will go to the previous track and swiping right will take you to the next track of the music album. To enable this feature, go to the setting of the device and select the option gestures and motions. And then tap on Gesture short-cuts to enable the shortcuts according to your need.
The baseband version of the device as mentions on the device is PM99_1.07-. To view, this baseband version goes to the settings of the device and select the option about phone.
Benchmarking scores helps us in determining the performance level of the device and below mentioned are the scores of Yutopia.
Antutu benchmark score: 67163
Vellamo Multicore score: 1995
Vellamo Metal score: 2303
Chrome Browser Score: 4211
Geekbench Single-core score: 1115
Geekbench Multi-core score: 3533
Quadrant Standard score: 39343
To backup and reset your device, go to the settings options from the phone and select the option backup and reset from the System section. Now give a account where all the data has to be backed up and and to select the option Factory data reset yo reset your device to factory image. Make sure the battery on the device is more than 50% before you start the resetting process.
The user cannot delete all the 5 fingerprints from the device as he needs to have at-least one fingerprint to maintain security. You have to add one finger print in order to remove the one existing. The user can add up to five fingers on the device. To change the fingerprint, go to the settings of the device and select Lock screen and fingerprint. Now select Manage fingerprints, wherein the user will be asked to enter the pin after which the user can add or delete a finger.
These are few Tips and tricks of the latest device from YU’s Yuphoria and if you have any more queries about the device do drop a comment in our Phoneradar forum page.