YotaPhone 2 with 5-inch 1080p AMOLED and 4.7-inch e-Ink screens launched
Many of you must have heard about the Dual-Screen Yotaphone that was launched just a few months back in India. Well now, the successor to this cool looking phone has been announced, i.e, Yotaphone2.
So unless you missed the Yotaphone, here is a quick recap: Yotaphone was the first phone available in the world which has 2 screens, one being the normal screen that is available and the second being the e-ink display at the back used for notifications and widgets etc.
So first up, specs wise the Yotaphone2 has a 5″ 1080p AMOLED display upfront and a secondary 4.7″ e-paper display at the back of the phone. Both the displays are protected by Gorilla Glass 3. The processor has been upgraded to Snapdragon 800 chipset with the same 2GB RAM. Surprisingly the Main camera has brought down to an 8MP instead of 13MP snapper on the 1st gen Yotaphone but the front cam has been upgraded to a 2.1MP for all the selfie-buffs. Storage option is still the same with on-board 32GB storage and No Expansion options.
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Connectivity wise the Yotaphone2 is all geared up with LTE (Cat. 4, 150Mbps downlink), Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, A-GPS + GLONASS and microUSB 2.0 with SlimPort. Battery has also been updated to 2500mAh now with out of the box Wireless charging support.
YotaPhone 2 specifications
- 5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) AMOLED multi-touch main display
- 4.7-inch (960 × 540 pixels) EPD full touch rear screen
- 2.3 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor
Android 4.4 (KitKat)
- 2GB RAM
- 8MP auto focus rear camera with LED flash, 1080p full HD video recording
- 2MP front-facing camera
- 32GB Internal memory
- 4G LTE / 3G, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n /ac, Bluetooth v4.0, GPS w/A-GPS + GLONASS
- 2550 mAh battery with wireless charging
- Dimensions – 144 x 69.5 x 8.9 mm
- Weight – 140g
Currently the phone is only available in UK for 555GBP but expect the phone to be launched in Asia early 2015 with a price tag of approx. $650 which comes out to around 40000 Indian Rupee. Hopefully the phone is priced competitively when launched in India.