YU announced Yuphoria in India back in May and the first flash sale was on May 28. The smartphone is going on open sale from July 21-23 exclusively on Amazon India.
The largest batch of ‘Made in India’ Yuphoria is going on open sale on Amazon India from July 21-23. According to the company, more than 100,000 units will be up for grabs.
Commenting on the Make in India effort and the Open Sale, Mr. Rahul Sharma, Founder YU, said
“With YU, we endeavor to give our community a technology experience like never before and we are humbled by the love and encouragement our consumers have responded with. Staying true to the same commitment of creating more for our community, we are proud to announce our first batch of ‘Made in India’ only YUPHORIA phones. And that’s not all, it’s time we share back the love; we give you the first ever open sale with more than 100,000 units designed and assembled in India, through our partner Amazon.in. This is a huge leap and a testimony of our growth as it will help us to improve the design and propel research and development of products to suit the domestic requirements and demands of the Indian market.”
YU Yuphoria Specifications
Yuphoria is designed by YU and made in India. The YU Yuphoria features a 5-inch HD (1280 x 720 pixels) TFT IPS display which is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. It comes with full lamination technology and has a pixel density of 294ppi. It is powered by 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 quad-core 64 bit processor along with Adreno 306 GPU. It has 2 GB of RAM and comes with 16 GB of internal memory which is expandable up to 32 GB via microSD card. It runs on Cyanogen 12 OS which is based on Android 5.0 Lollipop out of the box. YU promises never seen before customization features like App Themer.
The Yuphoria has 8 megapixel rear camera with LED flash. On the front, it comes with a 5-megapixel front facing camera with wide-angle lens which you can use for clicking selfies and attending video calls. It is 8.25 mm thick and weighs 143 grams. Wolfson Audio is used in the device.
The Yuphoria comes with 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, standard WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS. It is a dual SIM smartphone and has a 2,230 mAh battery under the hood which is also equipped with Qualcomm Quick Charge 1.0. It charges from 0-65% in about 45 minutes.
The YU Yuphoria is available in white + gold and black + silver colour variants and has been priced at Rs 6,999 in India.