Since its entry last year,YU has become a common name in the budget segment,Micromax’s sub-company has got everybody’s attention,from YU Yureka to YU Yuphoria,the company has launched some great products,and now the company has launched their low-budget product which is the YU Yunique,the device is 4G enabled and comes with a 4.7 inch IPS HD screen,it runs on Android 5.1(Lollipop),powered by a 1.2 GHz Snapdragon 410 quad-core processor,having 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal memory which can be expanded up to 32 GB,YU has been showing this device as the cheapest 4G smartphone having an HD display.So,let’s see what does the YU Yunique has to offer.
|Device name||YU Yunique|
|Release Date||September 2015|
|Colors available in||Black|
YU’s new smartphone Yunqiue is being sold in India via Snapdeal at a price of Rs 4,999,the device is a dual-sim device and the good thing is both the sim slots supports 4G,with the Yunique you will be getting a wall charger,USB data cable,a 2000 mAh battery sealed inside the device,in-ear type good quality earphone,and a screen guard.
|Screen Size||4.7 inch|
|Display Type||IPS LCD|
|Pixel density||~ 312 ppi|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 3|
Display and Design
YU Yunique comes with a 4.7 inch screen having a IPS LCD display offering a screen resolution of (720×1280 p),the screen is having Gorilla Glass 3 protection which protects the screen form getting any kind of scratches,despite being a low-budget smartphone the screen quality is pretty good and YU Yunique really stands out as the cheapest 4G phone having an HD display .
Coming to the design,the device pretty much carries the design of the YU Yuphoria,all the buttons are placed on the right-hand side,the power button is sandwich between the volume up and down key,the 8 MP camera at the back is having the Saturn ring finish which gives the device a classy look,the compact size of the device makes it easy to hold in one hand and gives a very good feel.
O.S and Interface
Out of the box the device runs on Android v5.1(Lollipop),YU didn’t add its custom Cyanogen UI in this device as a result you will be getting the basic android interface,the device doesn’t come with bloatware which makes it very responsive,and apps can be moved to the external microSD card.
|O.S & Hardware|
|Processor||1.2 GHz Quad-core|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 410|
|Internal memory||8 GB|
|Expandable memory||up to 32 GB|
Hardware and Storage
YU Yunique is powered by a 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor which is a 64-bit chipset,getting supported by 1 GB of RAM,as the device doesn’t have much bloatware you find much laginess when you do multitasking.Coming to the GPU,the device is having an Adreno 306 GPU which allows you to play moderate games without any kind of issues.
Coming to the storage,the Yunique comes with 8 GB of internal memory out of which you will get around 4+ GB free and it also comes with a microSD card slot which can be expanded up to 32 GB,you will be able to move apps to the external storage.
|Primary Camera||8 MP|
|Secondary Camera||2 MP|
|Video||HD recording at 1080p @30fps|
|Features||LED flash,panorama,touch focus,
The Yunique has an 8 MP rear facing camera and a 2 MP front-facing camera,the rear camera is getting assisted by a LED flash,the camera interface offers many options and various modes which you can try,apart from that,the rear camera produces nice clear images in outdoor conditions but doesn’t perform that well in artificial lighting conditions. At the front there is a 2 MP camera for selfies,the front camera produces decent quality pictures.Coming to the video,the rear camera allows you to shoot full HD videos at 1080p,but the front camera allows you to shoot videos only at 720 p.
|Wi-Fi||Yes,Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot|
|Audio Jack||Yes,3.5 mm stereo audio jack|
Network and Connectivity
The new YU Yunique comes with 4G support,apart from 2G and 3G,and both the sim slots supports 4G.The device comes with all the common connectivity options like Bluetooth v4.0 ,Wifi,FM Radio, and it also supports USB OTG which is very impressive .
|Capacity||2000 mAh (Li-Po)|
|Talk Time||up to 5+ hrs (3G)
up to 13+ hrs (2G)
|Store & Price|
|Rs 4,999 Click here to buy|
Battery and Price
The device has a 2000 mAh non-removable battery which gives you a decent usage.If the battery is charged fully,then it can almost last up to 10-12 hours for moderate users but if you are a heavy user then it will not last more than 5-6 hours.
Coming to the price,the Yunique is priced at Rs 4,999 and is available in online store Snapdeal.
Yu has brought a very good low-budget device in the budget segment,the new YU Yunique is a feature-rich device in this segment and no doubt why YU has been advertising the Yunique as the cheapest 4G smartphone having HD display,if you are looking for smartphone having good camera,display and hardware under Rs 5000,then please do check out the new the YU Yunique.