YU’s upcoming flagship named YUNICORN, launching on May 19 in India

Earlier this week, YU had officially released a teaser of launching a redefining flagship smartphone this month. Now, we know the name of the upcoming flagship smartphone and also the date of launch, courtesy of the media invite that landed in our inbox few moments back. The new flagship is known as ‘YUNICORN’ and it will be launching in India on May 19, 2016.

YU YUNICORN Media Launch Invite

The media invite reads “Fantasy will soon become reality, join us in the unveiling of the phone that will redefine flagships.” Rahul Sharma, Founder and CEO of YU, will unveil the YUNICORN on May 19 (11 AM) at an event in Delhi, which promises to redefine flagships. We really hope it turns out to be far better than the YUTOPIA, which did not do very well in comparison to other flagship devices in the Indian smartphone market.

The specifications of this upcoming flagship smartphone isn’t out yet but we do expect them to be revealed in the coming days. However, according to us, most of the specifications of the handset will remain the same as YUTOPIA, but YUNICORN will be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 chipset. Also, as YU has broken up with Cyanogen Inc, it will run on Android 6.0 Marshmallow (stock). Lets take a look at the complete specifications (presumed by The Techolic) of the device.

YU teases launch of a redefining Flagship smartphone

YU YUNICORN (presumed) Specifications

The YU YUNICORN will feature a 5.2-inch / 5.5-inch (2560 x 1440 pixels) Quad HD OGS IPS display. It will powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 64-bit processor along with Adreno 530 GPU. It will come with 4 GB / 6 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage, which can be expanded via microSD card. It will run on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS out of the box. It will have a full metal body with a fingerprint sensor at the back.

It will rock a 21 megapixel rear camera with LED flash. On the front, there will be a 8 megapixel front-facing camera with for selfies and video calling. It will support Dual SIM, come with a 3.5 mm audio jack and FM Radio.

On the connectivity front, it will have 4G LTE, 3G, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (dual band), Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS. It will pack in a 3,000 mAh (or more) battery under the hood with fast charging capability.

These specifications may not be 100% accurate but we will get to see something similar on May 19. More information on this in the coming days, hence stay tuned.

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