YU, the online-only sub-brand of Indian handset maker Micromax, has given its recently launched budget smartphone Yureka Plus, a Rs 1,000 price cut. The company informs that Amazon.in will credit a gift voucher of Rs 1,000 in next days to all the existing Yureka Plus users.
The upgraded version of YU’s first budget smartphone, Yureka, was launched at Rs 9,999.
The Yureka Plus comes in an ‘alabaster white’ colour variant along with the moon dust colour variant.
The major highlight of the the phone is its upgraded 5.5-inch full-HD (1920x1080p) display. Powered by a 64 bit 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 octa core chip and 2GB DDR3 RAM, the phone has 16GB internal storage expandable up to 128GB via microSD card.
It runs Cyanogen OS 12, a custom aftermarket version of Android 5.0 Lollipop, developed by Cyanogen. Cyanogen is known for its customisability, enhanced performance and additional features. The look and feel is very close to stock Android barring a few UI elements, although customization is possible via themes.
YU Yureka features a 13MP rear camera (f2.2 aperture capable of 1080p video capture) and a 5MP front camera with 71 degree field of view.
In terms of connectivity, the dual-sim phone supports 3G, 4G (CAT 4, including TDD-LTE, Indian 4G bands), . It comes with a 2500mAh battery which the company claims delivers 210 hours of standby time.