Micromax Yu Yureka Smartphone First Look and Specifications

Micromax Yu Yureka smartphone with 5.50-inch 720x1280 display powered by 1.5GHz processor alongside 2GB RAM and 13-megapixel rear camera.

Micromax, one of the most popular smart phone companies in India and a few parts of the world had announced the launch of Yu Yureka, which will be rivaling Lava’s Playbook. This gadget may have Cyanogen OS introduced to it. There had been a good healthy tussle between Oneplus One and Micromax over Cyanogen rights in India. Micromax had got an exclusive contract for distributing Cyanogen OS powered gadgets in India and a lot of people South Asian Countries. Micromax had launched this advanced cell in plan portion and the deal had already started for it. Let us view a quick review of this promising smart phone.

Micromax is coming with one of the best creation Micromax Yu Yureka that will be turning into India’s cheapest smartphone in the category of 4g LTE specification. The beginning cost of the smartphone  is going to be around 8,999/ -. Here are some of the most stunning features of Micromax Yu Yureka that might surprise you and compel you to go for this smart phone.

Micromax Yu Yureka Smartphone First Look

Micromax Yu Yureka Smartphone First Look

Design & Display

Yu Yureka has got a 5.5 inches display and has a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. It has added a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection to it to prevent it from the scratches. This smart phone weighs only 155g. The rear ends of this device are curved. It has got volume rockers and power button on the right side.


Yu Yureka has got a primary camera of 13 MP with LED Flash and also has Autofocus. The 5 MP Camera of Yu Yureka is perfect to capture selfies and can even be used for video calling purpose. The image quality is still not up to the mark as expected from 13 MP camera.

Operating System and Features

Yureka is the second device running the Cyanogen OS, following the OnePlus One. The Cyanogen OS 11 provides the Yureka users a great deal of customizations, with which users can have their own taste of layout and color scheme on their device. A good news for the ones who are planning to go for the device is that, the Cyanogen Inc. co-founders have promised that the Yureka will be the first device to receive the Cyanogen OS 12 update, which will run on the latest Android Lollipop v5.0.

The Cyanogen OS 11 also gives you the access to set the data privacy limits for different applications, as in, you can select what all apps would be able to access different segments of your data (contacts, media files, locations, messages etc.). This feature has been termed as the ‘Privacy Guard’. In addition to this, Yureka also allows data encryption and remote data wipe in case you misplace your phone. For Yureka specifically, Cyanogen has partnered with NextBit, which is a cloud based service and will sync all your application data, game logs and rest of the operating system files that you might not want to lose, and save it on its cloud. It not only keeps a backup of your data, but also provides a feature to sync the backed up data across devices.

Processor & Performance

Yu Yureka is powered with Octa Core Qualcomm Snap Dragon 615 Chipset which is clocked at 1.5 GHz. It has used a 64 bit chipset and provides you great gaming experience. The 2 GB RAM of this device is good enough for handling complex tasks of this smart phone efficiently. This phone is highly reliable than other smart phones of this range by Micromax when it comes to performance.


Yu Yureka has got a decent battery life of 2500mAh and can easily run throughout the day under 2 G requirements.

Author: Product Manager

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