YotaPhone with dual 4.3-inch display launched in India for Rs. 23,499, available exclusively on Flipkart
As expected, UAE-based Jumbo Electronics, IT telecom and consumer electronics retailer and distributor which distributes YotaPhone in Middle-East has partnered with India's biggest e-retailer Flipkart to launch YotaPhone in the country. YotaPhone is manufactured by Yota Devices and comes with dual-display set up. YotaPhone is priced at Rs. 23,499 and is now exclusively available from Flipkart.
So far, Yota Devices has launched two model of the YotaPhone, one at the CES 2013 that went on sale later that year and the other at this MWC held in February 2014 and it is yet to hit the retail shelves. The YotaPhone comes in black and white colours. As an introductory offer, Flipkart is offering pre-selected Flipkart eBooks worth Rs. 2,199 for free and free DigiFlip MC002 mobile wall charger.
The YotaPhone is an Android based smartphone that features dual display – a 4.3-inch LCD panel at the front with HD 1280 x 720 pixels resolution and a 4.3-inch e-Ink panel at the back with 640 x 360 pixel resolution respectively. The screen at the back can be used to display weather, stocks, calendar appointments, social media updates and notifications and to read e-books as well. It can also be used to display an image, some quotes or to mirror content from the LCD display to view later.
Under the hood, the YotaPhone features a 1.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor paired with 2GB of RAM and an ample 32GB of internal storage support. Fueled by Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, the smartphone features a 13MP primary camera, a 1MP front-facer and a 1,800 mAh battery to pump decent backup to it.
The device measures 133.6 x 67 x 9.99 mm and weights 146 grams. Connectivity series include 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and A-GPS with GLONASS.