The Yu brand made its debut in India yesterday, and launched its first device called the Yureka. The smartphone will be on sale on Amazon India sometime in the second week of January. Registrations for that sale have opened today on the ecommerce site. Also Read - Micromax Airfunk 1, Airfunk 1 Pro starting at Rs 1,299 launched in IndiaAlso Read - Micromax In 2b first impressions: A decent desi phone at budget
Yu didn t reveal the exact date when the Yureka will go on sale, only saying that it will be available sometime in the second week of January. The device is priced at Rs 8,999, and as we have reported before, the company will also be offering a leather phone cover worth Rs 999 to a select few people who register before December 25. Also Read - Micromax In 2b launched with 5000mAh battery, 6GB RAM in India: Check price, specs
To recap on the specifications of the device, the Yureka flaunts a 5.5-inch HD display and is powered by a 1.5GHz 64-bit Snapdragon 615 octa-core processor paired with 2GB of RAM. The smartphone also features a 13-megpaixel rear camera, 5-megapixel front-facing camera, 16GB internal storage, microSD card support, and a 2,500mAh battery. As mentioned above, the smartphone runs on Cyanogen OS 11 based on Android 4.4.4 KitKat.