YU Televentures had officially launched the YUNIQUE on September 8 in India. It’s pilot flash sale was on September 15 exclusively on Snapdeal. The company has now announced open sale of YUNIQUE on October 12 to celebrate this festive season.
YUNIQUE is one of the best budget smartphones in India that comes with a HD display along with 4G LTE connectivity, priced at just Rs 4,999. Our review of the smartphone is coming tomorrow. So, in case you want to buy this smartphone and could not due to flash sales, order it on Monday, October 12 on Snapdeal. Airtel customers will also get double data offer with this smartphone.
YU has also extended its service model offline to about 825+ centres in 600 plus cities along with the ‘Onsite Doorstep Service’ across 283 cities. Through its Onsite Doorstep Service, YU provides replacement for in warranty customers and COD option for out warranty customers. With the offline support centres, across 600 cities, customers can walk in for Software Support, drop their handsets and get replacement handsets at their door step.
YU YUNIQUE Specifications
The YU YUNIQUE features a 4.7-inch HD (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS fully laminated display that is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. It is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 (MSM8916) 64 bit processor with Adreno 306 GPU. It has 1 GB of RAM and comes with 8 GB of internal memory which is expandable up to 32 GB via microSD card. It runs on Stock Android 5.1 out of the box but users can head to a YU service center and upgrade it to Cyanogen 12.1 OS based on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop for free or do it themselves as well. Company will release more flashable ROMs in the future and support them.
The YUNIQUE rocks a 8 megapixel rear camera with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture. On the front, it comes with a 2 megapixel front-facing camera with 83-degree wide-angle lens and f/2.4 aperture for selfies and video calling. It supports Dual SIM, comes with a 3.5 mm audio jack and FM Radio.
The YUNIQUE comes with 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS as connectivity options. It packs in a 2,000 mAh battery under the hood.