Yu recently launched its flagship smartphone the Yu yutopia, which comes with a tagline ” world’s most powerful smartphone”. The Yu yutopia features a 5.2 inch 1440p display and is powered by Snapdragon 810 paired with 4GB ram. It is made up of high quality aircraft grade aluminium. On camera side it packs a 21 MP Sony sensor at rear and 8 MP camera at front. Yu yutopia is priced at 24999 INR. In this price range it is going to compete against the very popular Oneplus 2, Lg nexus 5x, Moto x style and Huawei honor 7. So is the new flagship from Yu is a better value for money over existing smartphones? let’s find out.
Yu yutopia specs
|Android||Cyanogen OS 12.1 on top of Android v5.1 Lollipop.|
|Form factor||146.6 x 72.7 x 7.2 mm.159 g.|
|Screen||5.2 inches QHD IPS multi-touch display @ 565 ppi covered with gorilla glass 3.|
|Processor||Octa Core Snapdragon 810 4 x 2.0 GHz Cortex A57 + 4 x 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53.GPU Adreno 430.|
|Ram||4 GB DDR4.|
|Camera||21 MP Sony sensor with OIS, phase detection autofocus,dual tone flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama.|
Video recording 2160p@30fps, email@example.com MP 1080p front facing.
|Storage||32 GB internal expandable upto 128 GB.|
|Battery||Li-Po 3000 mAh battery with quick charge 2.0.|
|Connectivity||dual sim, 4G, 3G, wi-fi, Bluetooth 4.1, OTG Compatible and A-GPS.|
|Others||Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, e compass, fingerprint sensor.|
Pros of Yu yutopia
- Beautiful design along with good build quality.
- Octa core snapdragon 810 for best processing.
- 4 GB ddr4 ram for heavy multitasking and gaming.
- Functional and clean Cyanogen OS 12.1.
- 21 MP camera with OIS for great quality pics and videos .
- Slow motion and 4K video recording support.
- 8 mp camera for Selfies and video calling.
- Dual sim and micro SD card support.
- All essential sensors including compass and gyroscope and fingerprint sensor.
- 32 GB internal storage.
- A great looking 1440P 5.2 inch display.
Cons of Yu yutopia
- No NFC support.
- Not water-resistant like Moto series smartphones.
- Battery life is just average.
- It lacks the usb type c.
Final verdict should we buy it?
Yu yutopia is overall a very good package. It comes with a good-looking and premium design with good build quality. Yu yutopia packs one of fastest smartphone processor available in the market paired with 4GB ddr4 ram and Adreno 430 GPU, it can handle any app or game easily. The screen is very good with good viewing angles and colours and 5.2 inch is a perfect for one handed usage and enjoying multimedia content. The camera quality of Yu yutopia is very good, the photos are crisp with good colours and dynamic range, low light pics are also good enough. Yu yutopia camera also supports 4K and slow motion video recording and OIS makes these videos less shaky and better. The 8 MP camera is also good and it also supports Full HD video recording. Cyanogen OS 12.1 makes yutopia an overall better device by adding a tons of customization and functionality. It supports 4G LTE, dual sim functionality and micro sd card support which is great to have on a smartphone with 4K video recording capabilities as internal storage runs out within few minutes. Over all the Yu yutopia is a great bang for buck device under 24999 INR specially for those who wants a smartphone with screen size less than 5.5 inch