The much hyped YU Yutopia is finally unveiled today at the launch event held in New Delhi, India. It is dubbed as the “Most Powerful Smartphone on the Planet” and is also the first of its kind smartphone from an Indian manufacturer. It is built out of Aluminum and Magnesium alloy that makes the Yutopia 90% stronger than the polycarbonate devices.
It features a QuadHD OGS IPS display from Sharp that comes with a pixel density of 565ppi and Gorilla Glass 4 protection making it scratch proof. The device will be powered by Snapdragon 810 octa-core processor clocked at 2GHz coupled with Adreno 430 GPU and 4GB LPDDR4 RAM. It has 32GB of internal storage that can be further expandable up to 128GB.
The device is backed by a 3,000mAh Lithium-ion battery that gives 8 hours of talk time and lasts up to 300 hours on standby. Talking about the camera, it has a 21MP ExmorRS IMX230 sensor with both PDAF and OIS that can record videos in 4K resolution. With the dual tone LED flash it can also capture better images even in the dark. For selfie lovers, it has an 8MP front-facing camera with f/2.2 aperture and 86-degree wide angle lens.
It provides Hi-Fi sound powered by DTS and Smart PA TFA9887 chip and the Tri-Mic technology records the audio with active noise cancellation. The Yutopia also features a fingerprint sensor for better accuracy. It is placed on the rear of the device and includes several features like capturing images and waking up devices with just a single tap.
With the Quick Charge 2.0 from Qualcomm, this device can be charged from 0-60% in just 30 minutes. It runs on Cyanogen OS 12.1 based on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop and will be upgraded to Android 6.0 Marshmallow via Cyanogen OS 13 release. The device supports dual SIM dual standby and includes connectivity options like 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS/A-GPS, and Micro USB 2.0 port.
The device weighs 159 grams and measures 7.2mm thick. The device will be shipped along with an earphone from House of Marley, a screen guard and a protective case for free of cost. Coming to the pricing, the YU Yutopia is priced at Rs. 24,999 and will be exclusively available through Amazon India and the pre-booking starts from today, the first batch of devices will be shipped starting from December 26th.