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YU Yunicorn Launched in India for INR 12,999

YU Yunicorn was launched in India today. YU, a subsidiary of Micromax had been teasing the launch of the phone for a few weeks now. Targeted at the mid-range, the Yunicorn features a 5.5 inch full HD IPS LCD display and an octa-core Mediatek Helio P10 processor. The release was preceded by a bunch of teasers that the company released on its forums.

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YU Yunicorn Specs

The YU Yunicorn runs on Android Lollipop 5.1. Users will be able to enjoy close to stock Android experience on the Yunicorn. The device features a 5.5 inch full HD (1920 x 1080) IPS LCD display. It comes with a pixel density of ~401 ppi.

The YU Yunicorn is powered by a 1.9 GHz Octa-Core Mediatek MT6755 (Helio P10) processor with Mali-T860 MP2 GPU. The device comes with 4 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage which can be further expanded up to 128GB via microSD card. The Yunicorn is a hybrid dual SIM device. The second SIM slot can either be used as a SIM slot or for microSD card.

The YU Yunicorn comes with a 13 MP primary camera with Dual LED flash. You can record full HD 1080p videos with the main camera. On the front, there is a 5 MP secondary camera for selfies.

Coming to the battery, the YU Yunicorn comes with a big 4000 mAh battery and the company claims it to have 500 hours of standby time. This is the trend that we have been noticing in many new smartphones in this price range – and it is a good one. That being said, we will have wait and test the actual performance of the Yunicorn to pass a verdict on the battery life.

Price and Availability

The YU Yunicorn is priced at INR 12,999 for those who buy this in first month, but later it will cost 14,999 and will be available on Flipkart and offline selected stores as well.

SBI card users will getting 10% cashback during the first flash sale.


The YU Yunicorn is a very good device overall. Most of the specs look really good on paper, all things considering. While the company has been terming it as its new flagship device, the camera specs may seem a little underwhelming. However, we will be sure to let you know how the YU Yunicorn fares in the camera department. Keep a look out for our hands-on of the device.

Abhinav Singh

Abhinav Singh

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