The flash sale of the phone will go exclusively on e-commerce site Flipkart at 2 PM on Tuesday (June 7). The pre-booking of the smartphone has already started and will go on till 1 PM tomorrow.
The future ready, all-metal body device — made up of magnesium, aluminium and manganese alloy — is available for Rs 12,999 Flipkart for a month. After that, the device will be available for Rs 14,999.
Yu Yunicorn features a full HD IPS 5.5-inch ultra-thin bezel display with 2.5D curved glass and runs on Android 5.1 lollipop operating system – which the company is calling as “Android on steroids”.
The smartphone is powered by a 1.8Ghz octa-core MediaTek Helio P10 processor paired with 4GB of RAM. It offers 32GB onboard memory and 32GB space on “social drive”. The memory on the phone can be expanded by a 128GB microSD card.
The device is equipped with a 13MP rear camera with LED flash and a 5MP front shooter for selfies and is equipped with a fingerprint sensor that, the company claims, unlocks the phone in 0.2 seconds.
YU claims that its phone can run for four days in a single charge with its 4,000mAh battery.
The 8.5mm thick smartphone accepts dual-SIM (Nano-SIM, Hybrid) and the “Around Yu” services platform have been upgraded to v2.0.