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December of 2014 was when Micromax formed and launched their fork called Yu Televentures. The online sale company, is designed completely to take on the likes of Xiaomi and OnePlus. The company had great ambition and a unique business model. It brought in the best of Xiaomi and OnePlus to the Indian masses for a budget.

The first device, the Yureka, was a huge success for the company and a great product to launch with. At their most recent launch, Rahul Sharma, CEO Yu Televentures, revealed his plans for the company and launched the Yuphoria along with several other devices. This included the recently launched YuFit Fitness band.

Alabaster White and Moonstone Grey

Alabaster White and Moonstone Grey

Today the company has announced the Yu Yureka Plus, priced at Rs. 9,999. Do not be confused by the name, the handset is not larger than the previous Yureka, nor is it bumped up in specs. It does have some minor, yet significant, upgrades. The Yureka Plus comes with a 1920x1080px display vs the 720px on the original Yureka. The Plus version also gets the Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection layer added to the top of the display. All this is on the same size 5.5-inch display which bumps up the pixel density to 400 ppi.

The new Yu Yureka Plus also has a new camera sensor, made by Sony, keeping the Mega Pixel count intact at 13 MP. The company is also touting a new improved chassis and better build qualities.

However, the most important change to us is the new white colour finish back panel option. Which not only gives this handset a distinctive look but a slightly more premium one.

Registrations for the handset have begun today, and the phone will go on sale on the 24th of July at 12:00 Noon, at Amazon.in. The Yu Yureka Plus comes in two colour options, the Moondust Grey and Alabaster White.

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Hardware Specs Yu Yureka Plus
Display 5.5-inch FHD Gorilla Glass 3
Resolution 1920 x 1080px 400ppi
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 615
Processor 1.5GHz Octacore | 64 Bit
GPU Adreno 405
RAM 2GB
Primary Camera 13MP  Sony Sensor
Front Camera 5MP
Video Recoding 1080p Full HD
Storage 16GB
Expandable Up to 32 GB
Battery 2,500 mAh
Operating System Android 5.1 Lollipop with Cyanogen 12
Bluetooth 4.0
Price Rs. 9999

Check out the unboxing and hands on of the device here.

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Bharat Nagpal
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50 comments
Bhavin Dost
Bhavin Dost

Yu Yuphoria Plus is very very good phone. Very Good for gaming, much improved and worth buying. I got Yu Yureka Plus Thanks to this trick--> http://goo.gl/PBQ9ZS

Ganesh Nag
Ganesh Nag

nice i can see the corsair 600t underneath the mobile phone..

Shobhit Mathur
Shobhit Mathur

Pity on Cynogen.. leaving OnePlus and joining Yu

Bhi Sho
Bhi Sho

2500mah for a 5. 5 inch device very bad yu

Thiyagarajan Chandrasekaran
Thiyagarajan Chandrasekaran

Snapdragon 615 may not be, but the body which houses it definitely is. Anyone who has dropped their YU Yureka /Yuphoria phones, accidentally would be able to relate to it...:-)

Anik Das
Anik Das

sorry dude i not know English properly....

Mohit Berwa
Mohit Berwa

fhd display with same gpu and cpu ... will decrease gaming preformance

Saurabhbesoya
Saurabhbesoya

@iGyaan frustratingly battery capacity is same, now even worse backup with a full HD panel

Rajan Singh
Rajan Singh

Ye Phone un sabhi bhukhe nangon ko dedicated hai jo 5.5-inch large tablet sized phone hamesha pocket me lekar chalna chahte hain. For me, i can't keep such large discomforting phone whatever be the specs and even come for free!!!

Rophit Paul
Rophit Paul

Its like putting a 615 processor in a low quality board idiots

Vamsi Varma
Vamsi Varma

could have been better if it has launched in stores

rajpradeep1994
rajpradeep1994

i thing both yu yureka and yu y plus are same config... only diff.. b/w resolution (400ppi< yu  y P>)..

Thiyagarajan Chandrasekaran
Thiyagarajan Chandrasekaran

Cyanogen OS is the only saving grace for these YU phones, inspite of their cheap and fragile chinese hardware...

Nishant Varun
Nishant Varun

I am okay with it heating and exploding near my ear. At this price it such a steal!

Amit Ashar
Amit Ashar

Battery should have been upgraded too, flop for me, Mi phones are much better option than this.

Sandeep Mishra
Sandeep Mishra

Somesh Panigrahi da, ye dekho...battery is a downside though

JayKapoor
JayKapoor

But the same Snapdragon 615 :/

They should have gone with snapdragon 615 v2.

Jay Kapoor
Jay Kapoor

igyaan is affiliated to mmx in some ways.they even get news before YU official page :D

Amit Dua
Amit Dua

When it comes to updates igyaan is no. One