Unboxing | Micromax Yu Yureka | Hands On

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Micromax’s new company was a smart move for the Indian smartphone giant. However, whether or not the company will be able to provide a better consumer experience will be seen overtime. YU Televentures takes departure from traditional business practices of Micromax and relies on a large community driven eco-system as done by the likes of Xiaomi and OnePlus.

Well, it’s practically 2015, and India has been left behind in the race for development ROMs. Almost all launched handsets are either locked, on in the case of Indian Manufacturers, have unsupported systems.

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The YU Yureka comes with Cyanogen preloaded, which allows for a lot of development, almost from the moment you open the box.

To take the packaging in the similar fashion, it sits comfortably between Xiaomi and OnePlus style of packaging, while made from recycled materials, we were far from impressed by the presentation or the box contents.

In the Box you Get :

  • Yu Yureka Handset
  • EarPhones
  • Charger + Cable
  • 2500 mAh Battery

The Interface is really snappy and that may be thanks to a mix of the Cyanogen experience along with the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 which does 1.5 GHz on octa-cores.

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The eureka comes with Android 4.4.4 out of the box and will be quickly updated to Lollipop as soon as you can find a flash-able ROM or when Cyanogen pushes an update. Check out the specs below and a quick comparison with the Redmi Note (4G variant) which comes with a Qualcomm chipset. Also at the bottom is the Unboxing and Hands-On video. Stay tuned for the full review.


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Redmi Note 4G

Screen Size 5.5 inches
720×1280 pixels
5.5 inches
720 x 1280 pixels
Battery 2500 mAh 3200 mAh
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
CPU 1.5GHz  Octa-core  1.6 GHz Quad-core
GPU Adreno 405 Adreno 305
Front Camera 5 MP 5 MP
Rear Camera 13 MP 13 MP
Price (Click for Updated Pricing) Rs. 8,999 Rs. 9,999
Special Features Cyanogen OS 11 MIUI 5.0


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