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Cyanogen-powered Micromax Yu – Price , Release Date , Specs and Updates

by Giz TimesDecember 15, 2014

Cyanogen-powered Micromax Yureka – Price , Release Date , Specs and Updates

Micromax YUREKA launched 18/12/2014

Cyanogen-powered Yureka Smartphone was launched today at the event by Indian company Micromax with a 5.5 inches screen display, 1280×720 pixels resolution, IPS-display, powered by a Octa Core 64 bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor & runs on CyanogenMod Operating System 11 based on Android 4.4 KitKat with OTA updates every month. It features a 13 MP auto-focus rear camera with LED Flash & a 5 MP front facing camera.

Micromax Yureka

Micromax Yureka

Micromax Yureka Price Confirmed

Price in India – Rs. 8,999 INR

Price in Other Countries – $149

Buy Micromax Yureka – Link

For those of you who do not know what CyanogenMod is, it is an open source operating system based on the platform of Android mobiles. This operating system which is meant for smartphones and tablet computers is developed as free and open source software.It is founded on the official releases of Android , with added original and third party code and on a rolling release development model.

Some Basic features supported by CyanogenMod are:

  1. Native Theming Support
  2. FLAC audio codec support
  3. A large Access Point Name List
  4. Support for tethering over Common interfaces
  5. CPU over-locking
  6. Privacy Guard
  7. Soft Buttons
  8. Wifi, Bluetooth , GPS

There have been a lot of rumors lately about Micromax collaborating with CyanogenMod and these rumors have now been confirmed with the upcoming news of Micromax launching a new subsidiary series – Yu. CyanogenMod which is known for its custom ROM’s of varied Android flavors , running on phones like One Plus One .

Micromax declared its partnership with Cyanogen in Yureka brand last month and the first handset was expected to be launched in December 2014. And now the latest news has arrived with this new phone to be launched on this Thursday! Scroll down and explore more about this new phone.

Cyanogen-powered Micromax Yureka Launch Date 

Various invites are now being sent and hence the launch date of this new innovative wonder – Cyanogen-powered Micromax Yu has been confirmed! The phone will be launched on December 18, 2014 (Thursday). The phone is rumored to hit the market 2 to 3 weeks after the release date. Surely the public is sitting with eyes wide open and waiting for this much awaited phone. Can’t wait !

Cyanogen-powered Micromax Yureka Specifications

What’s up with this new name – The Micromax Yureka ? Seems like ‘Yu’ refer to Youth and Micromax is aiming at making the specifications of this new brand phone connect more to the Youth. The applications are expected to be highly fashionable and cool adding to the appeal of this phone. Rahul Sharma,  the co-founder of Micromax has called this phone a “monster” and thus the phone is believed to be embedded with really cool specs.

Moreover, the company has gone through with fine-tooth comb by announcing the ‘Apps for Yu’ Challenge inviting various developers to come and create new and innovative apps for this new brand. The Mind which creates the best app will be awarded a sum total of Rs. 1,00,000 by the company. What can be more awesome than featuring the best app on this upcoming phone ? Besides this, the top three entries will be given the ‘Yu’ phones. Isn’t that an amazing promotional strategy and a fantastic idea to upgrade this phone with one of the best apps and specs?

Some of the expected Specs of Micromax Yureka brand new model are given below

  • Micromax Yureka will be powered by Qualcomm’s 64-bit architecture chip-set either of Snapdragon 615 variants.
  • 5.5 inch Display
  • 13 MP back snapper
  • 2500 mAh Li-ion battery
  • Dual SIM and Dual mode(GSM  +WCDMA)
  • Connectivity through 4G LTE, 3G
  • Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth
  • 2 GB RAM , 16 GB Internal Memory, 32 GB Expandable Memory
  • Supports Video Calling

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Cyanogen-powered Micromax Yureka Price

There have been a lot of rumors about Micromax Yureka which is going to flood the market soon. And the expected price of this phone is 160 US Dollar or 10,000 INR. Thus it is going to be quite a victory for Micromax for this phone is an amazing technological innovation which is smart, youth friendly, cool and at the same time pretty affordable.

Cyanogen Powered Micromax Yu

Cyanogen Powered Micromax Yu

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