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Yu Yutopia FAQ, Pros, Cons, User Queries and Answers

Yu Televenture has not spent a long time in the OEM battle, but it has marked its place in the booming smartphone market. With phones like Yu Yunique and Yu Yupix, it has proved real might that Yu smartphones possess. Yu follows the ideology to build something that’s good enough to aim and compete with the top phones at compelling prices.

The strategy that Yu Televentures opted has proved to be good because we have seen companies promising way too much and then failing to deliver on it. But Yu looks very confident with its latest high end Yu Yutopia. Lets dig into the details and find answer to the most common queries related to the smartphone.

Yu Yutopia Full Coverage

Yu Yutopia Pros

  • Good rear and front camera
  • Gorilla Glass Screen protection
  • Smooth UI performance
  • Quick charging support
  • Premium looks
  • QHD display
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Awesome hardware configuration

YU Yutopia Cons

  • Battery small for QHD display
  • Battery not user replaceable

YU Yutopia Quick Specifications

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Question- How is Design and Build Quality?

Answer- Yu Yutopia comes in an aircraft-grade aluminium with a unique industrial design. It looks very dissimilar to the earlier released Yu smartphones. It has a premium body but does not look like any of the premium looking smartphones currently available in the market. The edges are not as rounded as we get on iPhone, it comes with an industrial design that looks raw. There is a Gorilla glass coating on the front, blended perfectly with the touch metal that looks really distinctly stylish. And it feels mighty solid and great to hold in your palm, it slips into your hand and sits there perfectly.

The thin 7.5mm frame and compact size make holding and carrying the Yutopia with an ease. The screen size of 5.2-inch is perfect to use this phone with single hand.

YU Yutopia Photo Gallery

Question- Does the YU Yutopia Have Dual SIM Slots?

Answer- Yes, it has one Mirco SIM and one Nano SIM slot each. Out of which, the second sim card slot is a hybrid SIM card.

Question- Does the YU Yutopia Have microSD Expansion option?

Answer- Yes, the YU Yutopia has a microSD slot, it can support up to 128 GB microSD.

Question- Does YU Yutopia Have Display Glass Protection?

Answer- The YU Yutopia has Corning Concore protection.

Question- How is the Display of the YU Yutopia?

Answer- It boasts of a 5.2-inch QHD (1440×2560 pixels) Sharp OGS TP OGS display, with a 565 ppi pixel density. It looks pretty bright and shows punchy colours. The touch response is good and so are the viewing angles. With such high resolution and tightly packed pixels, it is very sharp. It does not look as good as Apple’s retina display or Samsung’s S6, but for this price the Yutopia sure packs in a great display.

Question- Does YU Yutopia Support Adaptive Brightness?

Answer- Yes, it supports adaptive brightness.

Question- Are navigation Buttons Backlid?

Answer- No, it has on-screen navigation keys instead of backlid navigation keys.

Question- Which OS Version, Type Runs on Phone?

Answer- It comes with the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop with Cyanogen OS 12.1 on top.

Question- Is there any Finger Print Sensor, How Good or Bad It Is?

Answer- Yes, it comes with a fingerprint sensor on back that resembles of fingerprint sensor on the Nexus phones.

Question- Is Fast Charging Supported in YU Yutopia?

Answer- Yes, it supports Quick Charge 2.0, capable of reaching from 0 percent to 60 percent charge in 30 minutes.

Question- How Much Free Internal Storage is Available to User?

Answer- Out of 32 GB of internal storage, around 22.1 GB is available at user end.

Question- Can Apps be Moved to SD card on YU Yutopia?

Answer- Yes, apps can be moved to microSD card.

Question- How Much Bloatware Apps are Pre-installed, Are They Removable?

Answer- Around 1 GB of bloatware apps are present and some of them can be removed.

Question- How Much RAM is Available on the first Boot?

Answer- 2.2 GB of RAM was free on the fist boot.

Question- Does it have LED notification light?

Answer- Yes, it has a LED notification light.

Question- Does it support USB OTG?

Answer- Yes, it supports USB OTG.

Question- How is the User Interface on the YU Yutopia?

Answer- The Yutopia uses a special version of CyanogenMod 12 based on the Android Lollipop. The latest version of the OS looks good and works really smooth. Switching between apps and animations were running perfectly. It comes with a lot of additional tweaks on top of the basic Lollipop features. The user interface has been significantly changed, including icons and more.

Question- Does YU Yutopia offer theme options to choose from?

Answer- Yes, it has few pre loaded themes and you can also download more theme options from the My themes store.

Question- How Loud is The Loudspeaker?

Answer- It offers DTS audio experience with a fairly loud and clear loudspeaker at the bottom of the back side.

Question- How is the Call quality?

Answer- The call quality was good and it features 3 dedicated mics for active noise cancellation, which makes the calling experience great.

Question- How good is The Camera Quality of The YU Yutopia?

Answer- It has a Sony-made 21 MP rear camera with Exmor RS IMX230 sensor, true tone dual-LED flash, a 5P lens, and OIS, and an 8 MP front-facing camera also with a 5P lens. The details are captured very nicely and colours look very natural. Even the low light performance is really impressive for its price.

The front camera also performs pretty well; pictures are vibrant and clear, and it captures good details and colours. Low light selfies look well lit and the wide angle pictures look very good.

YU Yutopia Camera Samples

 Question- Can we Play Full HD 1080p Videos on YU Yutopia?

Answer- Yes, it is capable of recording and playing Full HD videos.

Question- Can YU Yutopia record slow motion videos?

Answer- Yes, it can record slow motion videos.

Question- How is Battery Backup on YU Yutopia?

Answer- It comes with a 3000mAh  mAh battery, which seems good for the configuration it offers. We will test the battery and update you with the performance in a detailed article.

Question- What Color Variants Available for YU Yutopia?

Answer– Till now, only the black coloured variant is disclosed

Question- Can we set the display colour temperature on YU Yutopia?

Answer- Yes, you can change the display temperature.

Question- Is there any in-built power saver in the YU Yutopia?

Answer- Yes, it offers power saving modes in the battery settings.

Question- Which Sensors are available on YU Yutopia?

Answer- It has Accelerometer, fingerprint sensor, Proximity sensor, gyroscope, e-compass, barometer, magnetometer and light sensor.

Question- What is the Weight of YU Yutopia?

Answer- It weighs 160 grams.

Question- What is the SAR Value of YU Yutopia?

Answer- SAR 0.30 W/kg @1g (Head), 0.61 W/kg @1g (Body).

Question- Does It Support Tap Wake up Commands?

Answer- Yes, it supports tap to wake up command.

Question- Does It Support Voice Wake up Commands?

Answer- No, it does not support voice wake up commands.

Question- Does YU Yutopia Have Heating Issues?

Answer- We did not face any initial heating issues with the device; there was no abnormal heating while browsing, shooting or playing music.

Question- Can YU Yutopia be connected to a Bluetooth Headset?

Answer- Yes, it can be connected to a Bluetooth headset.


Question- How is the Gaming Performance?

Answer- YU Yutopia offers a great set of specs on paper and a great GPu for added gaming pleasure, we can expect breakthrough gaming with a specification sheet like this.

Question- Mobile Hotspot Internet Sharing Supported?

Answer- Yes, you can create and share internet from this device.


Yu Yutopia is touted as the best flagship killer in the market till now. There is no doubt, that has top end specifications for the price and there is no other  in this range to offer such powerful specs and overall experience. We would not deny the fact that it is the best smartphone from Yu Televentures till now, and surely priced very aggressively. There are many flagship devices carrying such hardware capabilites but none of them lies in this price range. We will use the device for some more time and update you with in depth reviews and long term performance of the phone. Stay tuned for more on Yu Yutopia.


Abhishek Bhatnagar

Abhishek Bhatnagar, a known technology blogger & YouTuber from India. A Software Engineer by qualification, now he works as the editor-In-Chief, Webmaster, & Managing Director at Gadgets To Use. He runs a number of other technology websites as well.