Jumbo Electronics has partnered with Flipkart, to launch the world’s first dual-screen smartphone – YotaPhone in India. The device has a liquid crystal display on one side and an electronic display on the other. YotaPhone features an electronic paper display that would work as a second screen, making it possible to deliver an array of new and improved user experiences. It combines a smartphone and e-reader into one device for those who enjoy reading on-the-go even in the brightest sunlight.
A user can save images and information on the second screen, and it stays there, even if there is no battery power. Information, like a missed call or meeting reminder, stays on the always-on screen until it is no longer needed.
YotaPhone will have a 4.3 inch screen and it will the first smartphone to use Corning’s Gorilla 3 shaped glass. It runs on a 1.7 GHz dual core Qualcomm Snapdragon Processor and a 2GB RAM. The phone is powered by a 1,800 mAh battery and storage can be expanded by using a microSD card of up to 32GB.
Key Specs of YotaPhone:
- 3 inch screen with 720×1280 pixels
- Android 4.2 OS
- 1.7 GHz dual core Qualcomm Snapdragon Processor
- 2 GB RAM
- 13 MP Rear Camera and 1MP front Camera
- 1800 mAh Battery
- Wi-Fi, GPS, 3G, FM and Bluetooth
YotaPhone will go on sale on 17 October 2014 on Flipkart, at a retail price of INR 23, 499.