Yota is finally going to launch its long awaited dual-screen Android smartphone named the YotaPhone before Christmas, Techcrunch reports. The Russian company has reportedly confirmed a launch before this year, however has not disclosed anything on its pricing strategy. Just to recall, Yota had announced the phone in the end of last year, and showcased it at the Mobile World Congress earlier this year. The phone had created a buzz for featuring a unique dual display design with an LCD primary display and an e-ink based secondary one. It has already been a year of its announcement and the company is also selling it online on pre-orders, but the phone has not been launched yet. The phone is expected to be priced close to $500. Also Read - YotaPhone price slashed by Rs 5,500, now available on Flipkart for Rs 17,999
Talking of the features, the phone comes with a 4.3-inch 720p primary display and a 4.3-inch (360×640 pixels) secondary electronic paper display. It is equipped with a dual-core 1.7GHz processor with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of on-board storage though the name of the chipmaker is yet not revealed. It sports a 13-megapixel primary camera with autofocus and LED, and 1-megapixel front facing camera. Connectivity options include Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS/AGPS and 3G. It also features sensors like Accelerometer, compass, gyroscope, proximity and ambient light sensor.
On the software front, the phone runs on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean version with special YotaPhone gestures and Put2Back applications for the back screen.
You can register to know more about buying the phone when it launches from here.