Yu Yutopia Unboxing and Hands-On

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Micromax spinoff , Yu televentures, launched the YUtopia today, this also marks Micromax/Yu’s first entry into the high end flagship scene for a price of Rs. 24999 .The handset ties in a lot of firsts for the company and also a good overall hardware package.

The Yutopia comes with an all metal construction from a single shell of alloy. Manufactured completely in India, the handset resembles and appears to be a premium version of the Yuphoria.

The phone is just 7.2 mm in thickness and around 155 grams in weight. It is well balanced and has a very lumia like camera protruding from the back.

The phone comes with good in-box accessories, including a screen protector, and house of Marley earphones The final box is expected to ship with an included back case.

YU Yutopia Box

YU Yutopia Box

The company has launched the phone on preorders on the website, and is expected to go on sale in late December.

While the Qualcomm snapdragon 810 chipset is surrounded by woes of heating, it seems adequate steps have been taken to ensure that heat is dissipated from the device and vents are seen around the back of the phone, disguised as microphone grills. The chipset runs on 2.0GHz octal core CPUs ensuring good in-hand feel especially when tied in with Cyanogen.

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The 5.2 inch QHD display is also a first from the company and may be a first in the segment this year, with Oneplus leaving it out on the OnePlus 2. Leaving out the traditional Corning Gorilla Glass, the phone comes with CORNING CONCORE GLASS which is already fused with the display made by Sharp and considered the same as Gorilla Glass 3.

The 21 MP camera made by Sony seems promising, and is capable of capturing 4K video. The camera is fast and responsive and captures a lot of detail.

Check out our full Unboxing and hands on Video below.

pecification YU Yutopia
Display 5.2 -inch Sharp WQHD IPS display, 2K
Resolution 2560×1440 pixels, 567 PPi
Chipset 64 bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 810
CPU 2.0 GHz Octa-core
GPU Adreno 430
Front Camera 8 MP FF
Rear Camera 21MP AF camera, 4K video recording
Storage 32 GB
Expandability Using Micro SD card 128 GB
Battery 3,000 mAh battery with 2.0 Quick Charge
Operating System  Android Lollipop 5.1 with Cyanogen OS 12.1
Price Rs. 24,999

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