Yu Yunicorn

Full Phone Specifications

INR 10,499 / USD 156

YU Yunicorn Front Camera Sensor


Yu Yunicorn was brought to the Indian market in mid-2016. The phone is the company’s attempt to redefine a flagship smartphone. For some reason, Yu Televentures heavily used the number 4 to market the device. For example, they claimed that the Yunicorn battery can survive for 4 days; and its Finger print sensor is 4 times faster. Coming to the factual 4s, the Yunicorn supports 4G, 4GB RAM, and some more of such stuff!

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5.5 Inch IPS LCD Display (401 ppi) Octa Core 1.8 GHz MT6755 Helio P10 4GB 32GB internal expandable upto 256GB Rear Camera: 13MP f/2.2
Front Camera: 5MP f/2.0
Non-Removable 4000 mAh Silver, Gold

Design and Construction

Dimensions (Inches) 6.04 x 2.97 x 0.33
Weight 172 g
Construction materials Metal
Special protection None
IP certification No
Colour Options Silver, Gold


Screen Size 5.5 Inches
Screen to body ratio (%) 72.1%
Screen Type IPS LCD
Screen Resolution FullHD
Pixel Density 401 ppi


System on Chip MT6755 Helio P10
CPU Octa-core 4 x 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4 x 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, 64 bit
GPU Mali-T860MP2
Internal memory 32 GB
Expandable Memory Yes
Expandable Memory Upto 256 GB
No. of SIMS 2/Hybrid
Sim 1 Type Nano SIM
Sim 2 Type Micro SIM / Micro SD

Primary Camera

Megapixels 13 MP
No of sensors 1
Aperture size 2.2
Image stabilization None
Autofocus type Phase Detection
Flash details Dual LED
Video Resolution 1080 x 1920
Video FPS 30

Front Camera

Megapixels 5 MP
No of sensors 1
Aperture size 2.0
Image stabilization None
Flash details Screen Illumination


OS Name Android
Os version v5.1.1 Lollipop
UI AOS (Android On Steroids)


Capacity 4000 mAh
Type Non-Removable
Replaceable No
Talk Time 20 hours
Standby Time 500 hours
Music Play time 100 hours
Fast Charging Yes hours
wireless-charging No hours


Bluetooth 4.1
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n


Music formats MP3, eAAC+, WAV, Flac player, MP2, AAC, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, MIDI
Video formats MP4, H.264 player, AVI, 3GP


GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900
UMTS 2100, 900
LTE (FDD) 1800(band 3), 850(band 5)
LTE (TDD) 2300(band 40)
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Yu Yunicorn Design

The Yu Yunicorn features an industrial design. It gets a unibody construction crafted out of an alloy consisting of Aluminium, Manganese, and Magnesium. The rear panel receives a brushed metal finish. The display on the front is a 5.5-inch FullHD unit that is fitted with a 2.5D curved glass. The pixel density of the screen is 401PPI and features MediaTek’s suite of MiraVision 2.0 display technologies. The fingerprint sensor is integrated on the home button. At the rear is the main camera with a True Tone Dual LED Flash.

The Yu Yunicorn is available in two colour options – Rush Gold & Rush Silver.

Yu Yunicorn Hardware

A MediaTek Helio P10 Octa-Core SoC clocked at 1.8 GHz does the duties for the Yu Yunicorn. Along with it is the Mali-T860 GPU to take care of the Graphic department and 4GB of RAM. The storage setup includes 32GB of internal ROM that can be extended upto 128GB via MicroSD card.

For photography and videography, the Yunicorn offers a 13MP main camera equipped with an OmniVision OV5693 sensor. This unit gets 5P Lens, F/2.2 aperture, and a 79.5-degree wide angle lens. It is assisted by EIS and a Truetone Dual LED Flash. On the front is a 5 MP camera with a Wide Angle lens, f/2.0 aperture, and a 4p lens.

The battery pack provided with the Yu Yunicorn is of 4000mAh capacity that is claimed to provide a 20 Hours of talk time (2G), 100 hours of music playback through earphones and a stand-by of 500hours.

Yu Yunicorn Software

The Yu Yunicorn is rolled out with Android v.5.1.1 Lollipop. The UI has been developed in-house by the folks at Yu and goes by the name AOS, short for Android On Steroids.