YU Launches Yunicorn (With Typo) For Rs 13,000

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Micromax’s online exclusive brand, YU is back in the news. The company has launched another handset with typo in its name. Dubbed as Yunicorn, the handset offers a sleek aluminium body. It looks similar to Xiaomi’s Note 3. The biggest difference between the two is the positioning of the fingerprint sensor. While most Chinese handsets have it on the back, Yunicorn’s biometric sensor is sensor integrated into the home button.

YU Yunicorn

The Yunicorn comes with a 5.5-inch Full HD IPS screen. The chipset of choice is the MediaTek Helio P10 clocked at 1.8 GHz. It has Mali T860 GPU to fuel the gaming performance. Multitasking will be taken care of 4 GB RAM, The Yunicorn has 32 GB internal storage and a microSD card slot, which also doubles-up as a secondary SIM slot.

In the photography department, you get a 13 megapixel camera. 5 megapixel camera for selfies. The phone packs-in a 4000 mAh battery. In terms of software, you get a slightly modified version of Android 5.1 (Lollipop). Yureka promises Marshmallow in coming weeks.

Much like Samsung, YU has built-in its own payment platform called as YU Wallet. The YU Yunicorn comes in silver, grey, and gold hues. For the first month, the handset is priced at Rs. 12,999. Later, it will be pegged at Rs 13,499. What sucks about this handset most is the flash sale model.

Chandrakant 'CK' Isi

Technology editor, movie buff, and wannabe space explorer.