Micromax Launches Yu Yureka Smartphone With Cyanogen OS For 8999 INR

We have a month before posted the news about the launch of Micromax Yu smartphone range based on Cyanogen operating system. Today, the India based smartphone maker announced its launch with the name ‘Yureka’. The phone will be available in Indian market with a price tag of INR 8,999.

Micromax Yu Yureka Smartphone

There are several key points of this phone worth talking. The Micromax Yu Yureka smartphone runs on an android 4.4.4 based operating system Cyanogen OS 11. This operating system offers users a range of amazing customization options that they certainly don’t have in normal android OS based phones. With the launch, Micromax has promised that the Yureka smartphones will soon have android Lollipop OS based version of Cyanogen.

Micromax Yureka runs on a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 chipset with a 1.5GHz octa-core processor. This enables the phone to be one that delivers faster file transfers, better compression of larger files and low power consumption. The phone supports 2GB of RAM and comes with 16GB of built-in memory.

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Technical Specifications Of Micromax Yu Yureka

•    5.5-inch display, 1280 x 720 pixels, and Corning Gorilla Glass 3
•    Android 4.4.4 KitKat based Cyanogen OS 11s, Monthly software updates
•    Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor, Adreno 405 GPU, and 2GB RAM
•    13-megapixel primary camera (Sony Exmor R) with a LED flash, F/2.2 aperture, 1080p @ 30 FPS, and 720p @ 60 FPS
•    5-megapixel secondary camera, OmniVision 5648 sensor with 71-degree wide viewing angle lens
•    16GB of internal storage, microSD card slot (up to 64GB)
•    Dual-SIM, 4G LTE (Cat. 4 150Mbps) + 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, and GPS with A-GPS
•    3.5mm headphone jack, 24-bit high-resolution audio, and bass boost
•    2,500 mAh battery, 154.8 x 78 x 8.8 mm
•    Hand-crafted leather back panel as free gift for few first buyers

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To offer cloud storage, Cyanogen has ventured with cloud service provider NextBit. It offers Yureka users to save all their games, log in credentials, app settings and other app data on the cloud.


The phone will exclusively be available on Amazon from January 6, 2015. The registration for the phone will start from November 19 at 2PM.  Micromax is also offering home-pick up service and on-site warranty for YU smartphone buyers.  With a 9000-something price tag, Cyanogen Yureka is posing a big threat to the players in the similar price category such as Motorola and Redmi. Most of the devices based on 64-bit class CPU are priced more than 25,000 in India.

Micromax Launches Yu Yureka Smartphone

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