You must have heard of a dual screen featuring smartphone last year, which comes from a Russia based smartphone maker Yota. The first generation of the Yota phone was announced at last year's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and was made available in December 2013. Evidently, the second generation will also make it's first public appearance at the same MWC event this year which will be taking place next week in Barcelona, Spain.'
The news in fact comes from Yotaphone's official Facebook page, the post which comes along with a video says, "You will be blown away when you see what we'll unveil next week at MWC in Barcelona." Also confirming the same news, the Russian website hi-tech.mail.ru reports that the YotaPhone 2 will arrive at MWC 2014.
However, the details pertaining to the specs of the device has not been disclosed so far. But you might want to check out the first gen Yota Phone to get a brief idea about the latest one. The phone came with a 4.3-inch 720p primary LCD display and a 4.3-inch (360×640 pixels) secondary electronic paper display. YotaPhone's dual screen allows you to effortlessly stream information to the electronic paper display, without draining battery power or having to wake up the phone. This property of the device will be shared with the latest one as well.
While other specs of the older model consist of a dual-core processor tuned to 1.7GHz and 2GB of RAM. To talk about the OS, the phone runs on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean version with special YotaPhone gestures and Put2Back applications for the back screen. Internal storage capacity comes with 32GB and imaging technology is quite impressive with a13-megapixel primary camera with autofocus and LED flash and a 1-megapixel front facing snapper. In terms of connectivity, regular features like Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS/AGPS and 3G can be found. Other than that, there are a number of sensors like Accelerometer, compass, gyroscope, proximity and ambient light sensor. The device, which measures 133.6 x 67 x 9.99mm and 146g, draws its energy from a 1800mAh battery.
These are the specs of the first generation of the Yotaphone, while you might have to wait a while until next week to get the specs of the latest one. So stay tuned to GizBot! In the mean time take a look at the video below: