Yureka Smartphone from Micromax: First impressions

Yureka Smartphone a.k.a “The Zeus of Phones’

Yureka Smartphone

Micromax has finally unveiled its first Cyanogen smartphone under the Yureka brand. This is a big leap from Micromax as it has become first company to bring the Cyanogen device in India. This new Yureka Smartphone is currently priced at a very decent rate of Rs 8,999 via Amazon. This will be available exclusively on Amazon and will be sold similar to the Xiaomi devices flash sale model. However, Amazon will start selling this device from January 8 in India.

Registration for buying this device on Amazon begins from today from 2 pm onwards.

Yureka Smartphone

The new Yureka Smartphone is a dual-sim, LTE enabled device which comes with a 5.5 inch HD display. This smartphone is powered by an A53 cortex, 64 bit octa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor. This is further complimented by a 2GB of RAM with a 16GB expandable memory. These features surely makes this phone a very tough contender in mid-budget smartphones. As this Yureka Smartphone will provide faster processing with better downloading speeds with an added benefit of Cyanogen OS 11.


Provided with a decent 2500mAh battery and A53 cortex, which promises lower power consumption, the Yureka Smartphone will definitely offer a very good battery backup. This smartphone comes with a 13 MP rear and 5 MP front camera which is quite good at this price. Running under the custom build Cyanogen OS, the Yureka Smartphone will give you many customization features to play with. As advertised “The Zeus of phones”, you can play God with this phone.

There are speculations that Micromax will launch more YU devices in the upcoming year. Through this device you can sync all your data across different devices. This Yureka Smartphone will enable users to even save game scores, levels and settings from all apps in the cloud. The upcoming devices will offer many new features including blocking of spam, wiping data off the phone, camera enhancements, securing apps and much more.

As promised, the Yureka device users will be the first ones to get hands on the upcoming Cyanogen L update, which is based on Android Lollipop.

Cyanogen OS 11

There is also an offer for this Micromax Yureka Smartphone only for early buyers, they will get a leather back cover worth Rs 999 for free.


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