Micromax's latest subsidiary brand Yu is set to release its first Cyanogen powered smartphone dubbed as Yureka on January 13 at the e-retail store Amazon.com. According to the recent report by the PTI, Micromax, is putting only 10,000 units of its 4G device 'Yureka' as part of maiden sale on January 13.
"We saw unprecedented response with over three lakh registrations. Registrations were to be open till 25th December. However, owing to the mega response they had to be closed a day earlier," Micromax co-founder Rahul Sharma told PTI.
He added "We are working on ramping our capacities. Given the kind of enthusiasm that we have seen, we will increase the number of units put out for sale gradually".
Commenting on the number of units compared to the registrations "We are working on ramping our capacities. Given the kind of enthusiasm that we have seen, we will increase the number of units put out for sale gradually," he said.
Moving on the specifications, Yureka sports a 5.5-inch HD IPS display and has a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels along with Corning Gorilla Glass3. This device is clocked by Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939 Octa-Core processor with 2GB of DDR3 RAM and Adreno-405 GPU.
Further on, Yureka also supports 16GB of built-in storage with expansion slot of upto 32GB and runs on Cyanogen OS 11 based on Android Kitkat 4.4.4, which could be upgraded to Android Lollipop 5.0 in the future. Cyanogen promises to roll out Over-the-Air(OTA) updates for the Micromax Yureka on a monthly basis.
Moreover, it is employed with a 13MP rear camera with dual LED flash, Sony Exmor R sensor, f/2.2 aperture, 1080p at 30fps, 720p slow motion at 60fps, 5MP front snapper OmniVision 5648 sensor, 4P lenses, 71-degree wide viewing angle.
On the connectivity, this dual SIM smartphone supports CAT 4G LTE up to 150mbps, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and is powered by a mega 2500mAh battery.
Priced at Rs. 8,999, Micromax Yureka comes in moonstone finish, along with hand-made leather cover for free and it will be exclusively available on Amazon website.
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