The wait is over, the first smartphone from Micromax Yu: Yureka is here  with rock solid specs and stunning features. Registrations are started now for the sale on 13th Jan 2015 ( 2 PM)Yu_Amazon

The wait is finally over, after lots of discussion, rum ours and all, Micromax finally launched the first smartphone from Yu, dubbed as Yureka today at the launch event. This is something, which none of the Indian smartphone makers ever tried, yes we are talking about the collaboration with CyanogenMod to bring this custom ROM powered smartphone into the Indian market, packed with powerful specs and lots of features. The phone will be an Amazon exclusive and will be available soon with a price-tag of Rs. 8,999. Before you go to the specs, check out the Yu Yureka intro video we uploaded on our YouTube channel.

The Yureka is powered by 1.5 GHz Qualacomm Snapdragon 615 64-bit octa-core processor and has 2GB of RAM . And Yureka customers would be the first one to receive Android 5.0 Lollipop update from Cyanogen. And Cyanogen has always been the popular custom ROM, with regular updates and for gaming, it has an Adreno 405 GPU. Talking about the OS, the phone comes pre-loaded with CyanogenMod 11, which will enable the users to customize their experience more swiftly according to their needs and choices. The phone has a sufficient 16 GB of internal memory, which can be further expanded.yu_feat

The phone has a 5.5 inches IPS capacitive display having a resolution of 1280×720 offering a 267 PPI color depth, and it comes with coring Gorilla Glass 3. The phone boasts of a 13 MP rear snapper with LED flash, Sony IMX135 CMOS sensor and other features like live filters, burst mode, exposure control. For taking selfies, there is a 5 MP front camera on board the Yu Yureka. In case of connectivity also, this phone is a real beast, the phone has 4G LTE and supports dual SIM (4G+3G). The phone packs a 2500 mAh battery which is claimed to provide upto 8 hours of talk time. We have also added the detailed specs below for your convenience.

Register for the sale : Jan 13th 2 PM

GENERAL
Alternate namesAO5510
Release dateDecember 2014
Form factorTouchscreen
Dimensions (mm)154.80 x 78.00 x 8.80
Battery capacity (mAh)2500
Removable batteryYes
ColoursMoonstone Grey
SAR valueNA
DISPLAY
Screen size (inches)5.50
TouchscreenYes
Touchscreen typeCapacitive
Resolution720×1280 pixels
Pixels per inch (PPI)267
Colours16.7M
HARDWARE
Processor1.5GHz  octa-core
Processor makeQualcomm Snapdragon 615
RAM2GB
Internal storage16GB
Expandable storageYes
Expandable storage typemicroSD
Expandable storage up to (GB)32
CAMERA
Rear camera13-megapixel
FlashYes
Front camera5-megapixel
SOFTWARE
Operating SystemCyanogen OS 11
Java supportYes
Browser supports FlashYes
CONNECTIVITY
Wi-FiYes
Wi-Fi standards supported802.11 b/ g/ n
GPSYes
BluetoothYes, v 4.00
NFCNo
InfraredNo
DLNANo
Wi-Fi DirectNo
MHL OutNo
HDMINo
Headphones3.5mm
FMYes
USBMicro-USB
Charging via Micro-USBYes
Proprietary charging connectorNo
Proprietary data connectorNo
Number of SIMs2
SIM 1
SIM TypeMicro-SIM
GSM/ CDMAGSM
3GYes
SIM 2
SIM TypeMicro-SIM
GSM/ CDMAGSM
3GYes
SENSORS
Compass/ MagnetometerNo
Proximity sensorYes
AccelerometerYes
Ambient light sensorYes
GyroscopeYes
BarometerNo
Temperature sensorNo