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Yu Yuphoria Question Answers FAQ- Doubts Cleared

Yu launched Yuphoria in India today for a price of 6,999 INR. Registration has already started and the first batch will sell starting from 28th May, 2014. If you are looking forward to buying this phone here are some of useful questions and their answers.


Yu Yuphoria Quick Specs

  • Display Size: 5 Inch with, 720p HD resolution, Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • Processor: 1.2 GHz Snapdragon 410 quad core cortex A53 processor
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • Software Version: Android 5.0 Lollipop based Cyanogen OS 12
  • Primary Camera: 8 MP AF Camera, 1080p video recording
  • Secondary Camera: 5 MP, wide angle lens
  • Internal Storage: 16 GB
  • External Storage: 32 GB MicroSD support
  • Battery: 2230 mAh battery Lithium Polymer, Removable,
  • Connectivity: 3G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 , Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP, aGPS, 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • Others: Dual SIM – Yes, both support 4G, USB OTG – No

Question – Does Yu Yuphoria has Corning Gorilla Glass Protection?

Answer – Yes, it comes with Gorilla Glass 3 protection on top.

Question – What is the SAR Value of Yuphoria?

Answer – SAR value is 0.41W/[email protected] (head) and 0.67W/[email protected] (Body)

Question – How is the Display of Yuphoria?

Answer – The Yuphoria display is sharp and crisp, though we felt the colors are slightly on the warmer side. Viewing angles and touch on top of the display is very responsive. It doesn’t attract finger greasily readily. Unlike Yureka, you can not calibrate colors in Yuphoria from settings.  Double tap to wake and double tap to sleep options are available in settings.

Question – How is the Design and Build Quality?

Answer – Yuphoria feels solid and durable, thanks to its metal side frame. Though design is premium, but primarily Yuphoria screams sturdiness rather than style.

Question – Are the Capacitive navigation buttons present on Yuphoria?

Answer – No, capacitive keys are not present.

Question – Is there any heating issue?

Answer –  No, it is not heating up in normal usage, though we will extensively test this and update you regarding how much it heats after further testing.

Question – What comes inside the Box?

Answer – Quick charge support wall charger, Documentation, USB Cable, battery, screen guard and simple headphones

Question – What size SIM card is supported? How is the call quality?

Answer – Both SIM cards accept Micro SIM and both SIM supports 4G. Cellular video calling or call recording is not supported.

Question – Does it have LED notification light?

Answer –  No, LED notification light is not present.

Question – How much is Free Storage?


Answer – Out of 16 GB, around 11.82 GB is available at use end. You can add 32 GB MicroSD support, but USB OTG is not present. Apps can be transferred to SD card

Question – How much is free RAM on first boot?

Answer – Around 800 MB RAM is available on first boot. Multitasking is smooth.

Question – Does it support USB OTG?

Answer –  No, USB OTG is supported.

Question – How is the Camera Quality?

Answer –  Camera quality is good but not exceptional. Among 8 MP shooters we usually see in this price range, it will rank high. Based on our initial testing, we like the front camera performance in Yuphoria.

Question – How is the performance ? How much did it score on Antutu and Nenamarks?

Answer – Yuphoria scored 21,969 on Antutu and 52.3 fps on Nenamarks 2. The handset has enough horsepower for high end gaming and all heavy lifting.

Question – How many sensors does Yuphoria have?

Answer – G sensor, L sensor, proximity sensor, e compass and 6 axis gyroscope.

Question – How is GPS Locking?

Answer – GPS locking is good for both indoors and outdoors.

Question – How loud is Loudspeaker?

Answer – Loudspeaker is very loud, though the phone is flat, sound doesn’t get significantly muffled even when it is resting on a flat surface.

Question – Can Yu Yuphoria play Full HD 1080p Videos?

Answer – Yes, the handset can play Full HD 1080p and HD 720p videos.

Question – How is the battery backup?

Answer – The 2230 mAh battery is removable and supports quick charging. we will update this post with battery backup after a few days usage.


Yuphoria is a sturdy device, and yes, for a price of 6,999 INR, it is a great deal. It’s major strength will be the performance and software it offers for the price.

111 thoughts on “Yu Yuphoria Question Answers FAQ- Doubts Cleared”

  1. Dear DEEPAK what about multiuser in lolipop and ambient display. And display type somewhere its saying tft some where LCD can you please confirm it

  2. Multiuser support is there. Ambient display is not there. Display looks like IPS LCD to my eyes.
    The display is mentioned as IPS TFT, but technically IPS LCD displays are part of TFT LCD displays only, though generally non IPS LCD displays are termed TFT LCD.
    Either ways, viewing angles are good, though as i have mentioned, colors are on the warmer side, which is not necessarily a bad thing. first time users won’t notice any difference

  3. USB OTG is supported but it’s not available due to a known bug in CM12. Possibly an update could fix it.

  4. In terms of display, rear camera, speaker which one is best redmi 2 or yuphoria?

  5. display on redmi 2 is better, though it is slightly smaller. Rear camera on Redmi 2 is better. Front camera on both is good. Yu speaker seems louder, though i have not tested speakers side by side yet. Redmi 2 speaker is pretty good too.

  6. Deepak, i would like to know about the call quality of this phone? as rest of the specs looks awesome!

  7. If notification led is not there , the how does o comes to know abt a miss call or msg

  8. redmi 2 has 1gb ram and 8 gb internal… and has kitkat running… 3 times more radiation

  9. You never know tht… it may or may not 🙁 as the yureka sports CM12 too but it supports OTG…

  10. Anuvrat Bhatnagar

    can you please review about the heating and battery, ’cause they were the main concerns for yu yureka and i had to sell it ultimately. Irrespective of quick charge making up for the 7 hrs talk time as mentioned by company,how is going to hold a day when using moderately? (music streaming apps,gaming for an hr tops, camera max 30 min,calling 2-3 hrs,whatsapp etc for 2 hrs max)

  11. Anuvrat Bhatnagar

    furthermore sir, can you please review about the heating(gaming and while casually texting) and battery, ’cause they were the main concerns for yu yureka and i had to sell it ultimately. Irrespective of quick charge making up for the 7 hrs talk time as mentioned by company,how is going to hold a day when using moderately? (music streaming apps,gaming for an hr tops, camera max 30 min,calling 2-3 hrs,whatsapp etc for 2 hrs max)

  12. please tell me the info on how to buy it.
    I cannot find a link on amazon
    please help..
    when will it be avaiable

  13. NO, My frnd owns yureka… after the lollipop update… it’s a piece of crap… lags sometimes

  14. Awesomely written Deepak. Exact info which i was looking for.. Great work.. !!!

  15. in 30 minutes of moderate gaming, batter depleted by 13 percent. 22 minutes of HD video it reduced by 11 percent. Standby times seem good so far. haven’t tested 4G as we don’t have 4G coverage in our area

  16. Alok Rajasukumaran

    i think the lollipop has the so called on screen function. the whole screen blinks in for the notifications na?! (Atleast my Moto E 1st gen does ):p
    so no led light required!

  17. hi deepak which one would you consider better in terms of camera, performance and battery backup between yuphoria and a6000 plus?

  18. kuldeep shirawadekar

    heyy which is the best smartphone in terms of battery life yuphoria, redmi 2, lenovo a6ooo+,,..????

  19. Hi , I have a few questions .
    1) How is the audio output via these headphones and a better set of headphones , such as say skullcandy or senheiser ?? I saw some saying that the output is not quite good , even with good headphones . The sound seems monophonic when listening to at high volumes .

    2) Does the proximity sensor have a bug ? Many reviewers report that the sensor doesnot work correctly .
    3) How do macro shots look — does the subject get focussed right ? For example , can the petals of a flowers be differentiated in a macro shot ?
    4) Does the keyboard lag ?
    5) How clear is the audio via the loudspeaker ?

    Hope someone answers these .

  20. Rohit Kumar Sahu

    Sir is there any issues with the proximity sensor with this phone…if it is there sir please suggest any possible ways to fix this…..

  21. That’s subjective. I think yes, i didn’t like it much the first time i saw it, but it grows on you.. kind of

  22. Plz help me out i cant see some APP icon like whatsapp, gallery, hike , Instagram etc.( Plz help me) but i m getting notifications

  23. long press the notification and tap app info. Then you will know which app is generating notification

  24. sir plz tell me……………..i want to auto call recording is not support………….other voice is voice ligh recording…………can we recording by mobile without app…………….tell me sm so upset

  25. I want to.know the exact date when campagn gold yuphoria would be available for sale?

  26. I buy this phone last weak its ….simple Super but i want to know how to set Caller ID Image as full view

  27. sreejith vijayan

    please help me as my phone is not sensing properly and also for opening apps i have to double tap.Please provide a soulution

  28. Virendra Tiwari

    Display screen glass quality is very bad ! Display break only from 2 ft height.
    And it happens two times within month.

  29. I just bought a YU Yuphoria.After creating a cyanogen account update started automatically,after the installetion of update the phone is stuck in cyanogen recovery screen automatically(not rebooting)..even tried factory reset.Plz tell me what to do?

  30. What is the battery back up of yuphoria at full usage and can we close all running applications on single on samsung phones…

  31. B Thouseef ahamed

    I bought yuphoria in the latest flash sale..but iam upset with its display appearance..I thought with cyanogen I can change my display appearance as whatever I like,but I can’t even find option to change icon color,font color,background color…Is there any option to change this without changing theme?

  32. try this –
    Long press on the screen –> You will get the three option for background setting –> Go to “Grid Size” –> Change it according to your preference (Change it to “COMFORTABLE”) –> Also Scroll Down and Switch off “Larger Icon”.

    If that does not work for you then you may need to get the third party UI launcher like Apex Launcher or Nova Launcher. Check the below article on how to install the launcher and customize your icon and UI

  33. Hi Deepak,

    Does yuphoria has capable of screen mirroring or screen sharing with any smart tv’s…?

    and side metal finish coting or real metal..?

  34. It could be some issue with your device. You may need to visit their Service center to check on this issue.

  35. Hi, am using YU Yuphoria. sometimes new apps cannot be installed in it. But after rebooting ,Am able to install it. But its not possible to reboot every time before installing an app. so please tell me a solution to fix this issue.

  36. wher can i see G sensor, L sensor, proximity sensor, e compass and 6 axis gyroscope. in youtube here u navigated fast. in user manual first page on the top right side of the pic there is light and proximity sensor image is there, but in my mobile it is not there which will blink red light

  37. Sir , I bought yuphoria only 3 days ago. I have 2 sims. One Bsnl and another idea. Both sims have very good range and get ‘h+’ net in my place. But in yuphoria, idea is having only ‘e’ . Bsnl shows h+ but I can’t browse. What shall I do?

  38. Hii,, am using yuphoria android I am unable to set my own ringtone in sim1,it is setting only in sim 2

  39. hi satish
    I had also purchased this YU yuphoria phone. I couldn’t find theme button in the setting app. is this theme button is available on your setting app?

  40. hi
    I couldn’t found theme button in the setting. I watch one video of YU yuphoria the theme button was there.
    please help me out.

  41. I have recently installed ShareIt on my Yu Yuphoria(on android). The next button cannot be tapped due to the touch navigation buttons. It always opens the recent windows when i click on “next” button. How to solve this problem?? Please reply.
    Thank You in advance.

  42. I am unable to play some games on my YU amazing spider man 2,exile,god of war …why?

  43. Only 800 mb RAM free ? Not round 1Gb? Will it make the phone laggy ? plz reply
    thanks in advance 🙂

  44. that shareit app problem also with me the next button can’t tap so plz provide the solution for that problem

  45. I have recently installed ShareIt on my Yu Yuphoria. The next button cannot be tapped due to the touch navigation buttons. It always opens the recent windows when i click on “next” button. How to solve this problem??

  46. Yuphoria supports 32gb micro SD…, is it supports Samsung Evo+ 32GB Class 10 micro SDHC Card Upto 80 Mbps…. please suggest me it will support micro sdhc card

  47. When notification occurs sensors is not working. And USB Cable is not connecting with computer.. Unable to transfer data from computer. And hw to chnge ringtone in phone.

  48. Sir, i bought a new yuphoria 10 days ago noe i am facing many issues and i domt thik obtain he product is genuine please help me
    I could see no cayogen related app whem i opened the ph for the first time,
    Next i see no theme changer im my device but others ha ve it
    Next there is not advanced boot option in settings
    I cannot opem the recovery… I eanted to ha rd reset but i failed even when i tried through settings
    Please help me to chek whether the device is genuine or not..

  49. I cannot play heavy games on my yuphoria phone like Modern combat4,Need for speed most wanted and call of duty:Black ops1.. Why please help me…Please

  50. Hi,
    I have problem with storage issue in yu yuphoria phone. How can I transfer all internal storage data to SD card?
    Please advice.

  51. sir , I got this phone two days ago and its bettry not gets 100% charge it stops in 99% please sir give me some advice how to fix this issue.

  52. Recently I did Reset Factory settings, after that action I’m unable to some options early they present in phone setting like Power button options (in Settings –> Buttons) can any one help me to resolve this.

  53. While updating phone with cyanogen is changing setting it come in
    , theme ,button,privacy,statusbar

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