August 24, 2017 4:42:12 pm
The successor to the YotaPhone 2 was announced in June, but the company didn’t reveal the specifications and features. Now, Yota Devices has officially launched the YotaPhone 3 in China where the device will be available for CNY 2,398 (or approx Rs 28,263) and CNY 3,008 (or approx Rs 28,936), respectively. YotaPhone 3 goes up for pre-order from Chinese online retailer JD.com from September 5, while the company plans to ship the phone from September 18.
The device has got the dual screens; one colour screen on the front and other screen on the back. The latter screen uses an e-ink display, similar to the original model which was announced in 2013. Compared to the YotaPhone and YotaPhone 2, the third-generation model has been modified in terms of design.
Speaking of the specifications, YotaPhone 3 sports a 5.5-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The phone also features a 5.2-inch secondary display with a resolution of 720p. Under the hood the device will be available with a Snapdragon 625 processor coupled with 4GB RAM, 64GB or 128GB storage, and a 3300mAh battery. On the camera front, it features a 13-megapixel rear camera on the rear and a 12-megapixel shooter in the front. YotaPhone 3 runs on YotaOS 3.0, which is based on Android 7.0 Nougat.
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“The new version of the phone is addressed to an active young and primarily reading audience, so Yota3 has several pre-installed applications for reading electronic books and a carefully selected library of classical and modern literature; The size of the pre-installed library is different for each of the smartphone modifications,” the company after the launch.
After China, the company plans to bring the dual-screen smartphone to Russia. No word yet on the device’s availability in other markets, including India.
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