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!
|5.5 Inch IPS LCD Display (401 ppi)||Octa Core 1.8 GHz MT6755 Helio P10||4GB||32GB internal expandable upto 256GB||
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|
|Colour Options||Silver, Gold|
|Screen Size||5.5 Inches|
|Screen to body ratio (%)||72.1%|
|Screen Type||IPS LCD|
|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|
|Internal memory||32 GB|
|Expandable Memory Upto||256 GB|
|No. of SIMS||2/Hybrid|
|Sim 1 Type||Nano SIM|
|Sim 2 Type||Micro SIM / Micro SD|
|No of sensors||1|
|Autofocus type||Phase Detection|
|Flash details||Dual LED|
|Video Resolution||1080 x 1920|
|No of sensors||1|
|Flash details||Screen Illumination|
|Os version||v5.1.1 Lollipop|
|UI||AOS (Android On Steroids)|
|Talk Time||20 hours|
|Standby Time||500 hours|
|Music Play time||100 hours|
|Fast Charging||Yes hours|
|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|
|LTE (FDD)||1800(band 3), 850(band 5)|
|LTE (TDD)||2300(band 40)|
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.
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.
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.