Micromax has stepped into high-end smartphone business with YU Yutopia YU5050 model. Micromax is well known in India for launching budget phones, and now they have just announced a high-end phone that comes with great tech specs in affordable price.
This is not the first time we heard of this smartphone. Micromax YU Yutopia YU5050 was spotted earlier with its Geekbench 3 score that shows the device with Snapdragon 810 Chipset, 4GB RAM and Android Lollipop OS, and all those detail turned out real.
Micromax YU Yutopia YU5050 features a frame made of an alloy of Aluminium and Magnesium. They has used Aircraft grade Aluminium that makes the device 90 percent stronger compared to a normal smartphone made of polycarbonate body. Antenna bands are integrated into the chassis that makes the signal stronger. Product dimension is 147 x 73 x 7 mm and its weighs 159 grams.
Micromax YU Yutopia YU5050 Technical Specifications
Micromax YU Yutopia YU5050 features a 5.2 inches SHARP OGS TP 2K display (2560 x 1440 pixels resolution) protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4, 4GB DDR4 RAM, 32GB Internal Storage (expandable with MicroSD card, up to 128GB), Snapdragon 810 octa-core CPU(2GHz A57 quad core + 1.5GHz A53 quad core), 21-megapixel rear camera, 8-megapixel front camera, and it runs Cyanogen OS 12.1 based on Android Lollipop 5.1.1.
Micromax’s YU Yutopia YU5050 supports dual-SIM; One Micro and One Nano. Both the SIM can be used to access 4G network. This device features a 3000 mAh removable battery, and also supports Qualcomm’s quick charge 2.0 that can charge the battery from 0 to 60 percent in less than 30 minutes. Like many other phones, it features a Finger Print Sensor on the back, underneath camera. The Finger Print Sensor can also be used to control camera. You can tap to click a picture or take selfie.
Its 21-megapixel rear camera uses Sony ExmorRS IMX230 sensor, and also features true tone dual-LED flash, Optical Image Stabilization (OIS), 77.3 °Wide Angle shot, Slo-mo HD video at 120 FPS, 4K video recording etc.. Its 8-megapixel front camera features 1.4um pixel sensor and f/2.2 aperture.
In terms of audio/sound performance, Micromax’s YU Yutopia YU5050 uses DTS audio technology, audio nirvana with dynamic volume levelling, multiple filter types, auto-bass management to allow the users to experience an amazing sound quality. It also features Smart PA TFA9887 that allows the users to boost the speaker’s sound to their maximum potential while taking care of its protection. It features Tri-Mic technology that makes great effect while recording a video or sound file to produce better sound quality.
It features almost all the latest sensors that any smartphone users may need, like G-sensor, L-sensor, P-sensor, Electronic compass and Barometer, 6-axis Gyroscope etc.. And of course WiFi and Bluetooth is also there.
YU Yutopia YU5050 GeekBench 3 Benchmark
As far as benchmark score in concerned, YU Yutopia YU5050 scored 1354 in single-core performance and 4597 in multi-core performance in GeekBench 3 benchmark test. You can have a look at the screenshot below.
Price and Release date
If you want to buy YU Yutopia YU5050, it can be preordered from Amazon India for 24,999 INR (around $377). They will start shipping from 26 December. If you own SBI Credit card, you can get flat discount of 1000 INR. It is available in gray color only. According to the tech specs it carries, the price tag is fair enough.