Dual-Screen Android smartphone from YotaPhone launched, features 50 hours of battery life
Russian modem developer, Yota Devices have launched their new smartphone which features dual displays and will be coming to 20 countries worldwide after its initial 2013 launched in Russia, Austria, France, Germany and Spain.
Known as the YotaPhone this smartphone has already received about 10,000 pre-orders, mostly from Russia. The device features a 4.3-inch 720p LCD primary display and has a secondary 4.3-inch electronic paper based display with a resolution of 360×640 pixels.
The YotaPhone is powered by a dual-core processor clocked at 1.7GHz and includes 2GB of RAM. It will come pre-loaded with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean which will be customized by the company to add some special YotaPhone gestures and Put2Back applications for the secondary display.
The smartphone will further include 32GB of built-in storage capacity and a 13 megapixel primary camera with autofocus and LED flash along with a 1 megapixel front facing camera. In terms of the connectivity the device will feature support for Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS/aGPS and 3G connectivity. It is equipped with a 1,800 mAh battery which is rated to offer up to 50 hours of battery life.
In Europe and the United Arab Emirates, the YotaPhone will be available for 499 Euros and $600 US respectively. In the Russian market the device will be up for grabs at 19,990 Rubles (approximately $600 US).