YU Yunicorn

Yu YunicornYU Yunicorn is a flagship smartphone from Yu Televentures that is launched in May 2016. The phone comes with a metal body, and a Full HD display having a 5.5-inch size and the pixel density of 401 PPI.

The Yunicorn is powered by MediaTek’s Helio P10 octa-core processor along with a good 4GB of RAM and 32GB internal storage. The phone has a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing shooter.

There is 4G LTE connectivity provided in the phone and along with that, a good stat one would always like to see in the list – a 4000 mAh battery. The battery performs very well and gives over a day’s usage easily, even when using 4G LTE at times. That could be due to the new Android on Steroids ROM based on Lollipop OS.

The device has a fingerprint sensor on the front and that button also works as a home button. The Yunicorn also comes with a 2.5D screen.

The phone is available exclusively on Flipkart and it is priced at Rs. 12999. It is the Gold Rush color that is available.

SpecificationYU Yunicorn
Dimensions153.3 x 75.4 x 8.5 mm
Weight172 gm
Display Size, Protection5.5-inch display, 2.5D glass
Display Resolution, PPIFull HD, 1080 x 1920 pixels, 401 PPI
Processor, GPUMediatek MT6755 Helio P10, Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Mali-T860MP2 GPU
RAM, Storage Options4GB RAM / 32GB internal storage, MicroSD card storage expansion by 128GB
OSAndroid OS, v5.1 (Lollipop), AOS ROM (Android on Steroids)
Rear camera13 MP
Front camera5 MP, F/2.0
Rear camera features, videoPDAF, f/2.2, 5 Lens, EIS, Slow Motion, Time Lapse, 1080p video recording
Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, NFCWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP, GPS with AGPS, GLONASS
4G4G LTE (FDD) - B3 / B5, LTE (TDD) - B40
3GWCDMA - 2100 (B1 / B8)
2G/EDGEGSM - 850, 900, 1800, 1900
SIM TypeDual SIM, Dual LTE, Nano SIM
Battery capacity, type4000 mAh, non-removable
Battery standby, talktime-
SensorsFingerprint, Gravity Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Light Sensor, Accelerometer
Additional featuresLED Notification Light, Rush Gold color, FM Radio, 95 dB Bottom Facing Speaker, Dual Microphone with Noise Cancellation, DTS Sound
SAR Rating
Benchmark scores
WaterproofingNo
Fingerprint ScannerYes
Fast chargingNo

Pros

Metal body, good build
4GB of RAM for multitasking
Great battery life
Around YU Platform

Cons

Camera quality not good
Performance issues, slows down
Fingerprint sensor not very accurate
Not yet on Marshmallow OS

  • Editor Rating

  • 81%
  • 81%

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  • Last modified: June 11, 2016

The YU Yunicorn does seem to be great on power but there are certain issues with performance and camera.

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