Yu Televentures, a Micromax subsidiary, today launched its latest flagship Yunicorn in New Delhi. The company promises that the Yunicorn “redefines flagships”.The Yu Yunicorn focuses on design and an overall experience. We will have more to say about the phone but here is a quick takeaway if you are looking to get an idea of what the phone is and what it packs in. Take a look at the key specifications.Processor: The Yunicorn sports MediaTek Helio P10 octa-core processor with speed of 1.8GHz. This processor has two different bunch of cores. Four of these cores run at a speed of 1.8GHz while the other four run at 1.4GHz.RAM: The phone is backed with 4GB RAM. YU has said that this is low-power RAM and hence will help users save battery. It uses up to 30 per cent less power, says the company.Internal storage: The Yunicorn has 32GB internal storage, which is expandable up to 128GB using a microSD card.Display: 5.5-inch display with FullHD (1080p) resolution. The display, according to YU, has a brightness of 450nits and the contrast ratio of 1000:1.Rear camera: The phone has a 13MP camera on the back.Front camera: The Yunicorn carries a 5MP front camera.Software: The phone runs Steroids OS, which is modified Android Lollipop. The company promises to update the OS regularly.Battery: The Yunicorn is powered by a 4000mAh battery.Price: Rs 12,999How to buy it: For now the phone is exclusively available at Flipkart. It will be sold through a flash sale.advertisementOffline sales: After around a month, the phone will be available in offline stores for Rs 13,499.Some other key bits– The home button houses fingerprint scanner in Yunicorn.– Quick Music toggle lets a user access music controls with a single swipe.– Yu Wallet offers recharge services for mobile, DTH, etc.– Monochrome mode to offer better reading experience.– The phone OS has integrated numerous services like cab booking, medical assistance, etc. The feature minimises the need of additional apps to be installed.– The key feature of the phone is its design. It has an aluminium body which is around 8mm thick. Although the bottom and top parts of the phone have plastic cover in faux metal finish. The phone also has a screen cover with curve of 2.5D, something that we usually see on more high-end phones.– The YU supports dual-SIM feature. However the slots that it uses is a hybrid slot. This means if you decide to use a microSD card, you will be able to use only one SIM card.
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