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. Micromax’s Yu Yureka Plus was recently launched as a better version of Yu Yureka.
Yu Yureka Plus was launched for Rs 9,999 which was an updated version of the previously launched Yu Yureka. As per the reports, Yu is trying to compete with latest Lenovo K3 Note & Moto G 2015. However, it could be a sign of news Yu device coming soon.
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.
In terms of connectivity, the dual-sim phone supports 3G, 4G (CAT 4, including TDD-LTE, Indian 4G bands), Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS. It comes with a 2500mAh battery which the company claims delivers 210 hours of standby time.