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Micromax's YU close to launching flagship smartphone, hints founder Rahul Sharma

After the minion monster #YUNIQUE can't wait to present the #Real Beast. Let the countdown begin

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Micromax-backed YU launched the affordable LTE-capable Yunique earlier this month. The company is now gearing up for yet another launch, and if founder Rahul Sharma’s tweet is anything to go by it will be a flagship smartphone.

As seen above, Sharma today hinted at what to expect from the forthcoming smartphone. He tweeted, ‘After the minion monster #YUNIQUE, can’t wait to present the #Real Beast. Let the countdown begin’. While cryptic at best, the tweet does hint that the forthcoming smartphone will be a high-end flagship smartphone.

Currently, the Yureka Plus is the most expensive smartphone in the company’s lineup, priced at Rs 8,999. It also holds the crown of the most affordable smartphone in the country with a full HD display.

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Yu Yureka Plus specifications and features: The smartphone flaunts a 5.5-inch 1080p display, and is powered by a Snapdragon 615 64-bit octa-core processor paired with Adreno 405 GPU and 2GB of RAM.

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Also on offer is 16GB internal storage, which can be expanded using a microSD card. It also features a 13-megapixel autofocus camera, 5-megapixel selfie camera, 2,500mAh battery, and connectivity options like dual-SIM card slots, 4G LTE support, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth. On the software front, it runs on Cyanogen OS 12 based on Android Lollipop.

  • Published Date: September 25, 2015 3:29 PM IST