YU Yunicorn launched, Specs and Features Explained!

A new device from YU (powered by Micromax in India) had been launched in the Indian market, and see its very list of features. Its called the YU Yunicorn and It does resembles the Redmi Note 3 alot but nevermind YU, You did good job! :p

At a media conference on Tuesday, YU Yunicorn, a subsidiary of Micromax, announced its newest flagship smartphone called the Yunicorn. The metal-clad smartphone packs-in high-end hardware specifications and is priced at Rs 12,999 (approx 194 USD). It will be sold exclusively on Flipkart through flash sales from June 7.

Here is the official tweet from Rahul Sharma, co-founder of Micromax-


YU Yunicorn First Impressions-

YU says it is focusing on services in the new smartphone. As a result, the YU Yunicorn comes with a near-stock Android 5.1 Lollipop-based Android on Steroids operating system. It offers a range of features including a vertical app drawer, and a monochrome mode for improved reading experience.

Looks Pretty similar to the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3!
Looks Pretty similar to the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3!


More interestingly, the company has integrated several services such as Uber, Ola, TranServ, Scandid to make it easier for users to book a cab, recharge their mobile phone, book an appointment with a doctor. There is also YU Wallet, which will be utilised for payments.

As for the specifications of the YU Yunicorn, the smartphone sports a 5.5-inch full HD display. It is powered by MediaTek Helio P10 SoC coupled with 4GB of RAM, and 32GB of internal storage that can be expanded using a microSD card.

Other features of the YU Yunicorn include a 13-megapixel rear camera, a 5-megapixel selfie sensor, and a 4,000mAh battery. The dual-SIM and 4G LTE capable smartphone has a hybrid slot, which can be used to put in a microSD card. The YU Yunicorn comes in Rush Silver, Graphite, and Rush Gold colour options. It will be available for purchase exclusively through Flipkart.


Would it be able to give tough competition to Micromax Canvas 6 Pro? However, it at-last Micromax is clearly seen dominating the Indian Market of Smartphones. But as YU is aimed for the “Developers and Geeks” biased consumers so It seems this phone can actually sell well on the markets, Stay Tuned for our Full review which is coming shortly! 🙂


source: Hindustan Times, Twitter, Micromax. Images:


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