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Micromax-backed YU launches YU Ace smartphone with 4,000mAh battery in India

YU Ace is powered by a MediaTek MTK6739 processor paired with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of onboard storage.

tech Updated: Aug 30, 2018 14:18 IST
Marcia Sekhose
Marcia Sekhose
Hindustan Times
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YU Ace comes in three colour options of blue, gold and black.(YU)

YU Ace is the latest budget smartphone from Micromax-backed YU. The smartphone is priced at RS 5,999, and it will be available exclusively via Flipkart starting September 6 at 12:00pm.

The company had started teasing the smartphone last week dropping some hints on what to expect. The highlight of YU Ace is its 4,000mAh battery. YU Ace comes wrapped in a 2.5D curved glass in three colour options of black, gold and blue.

YU Ace specifications

YU Ace features a 5.45-inch HD+ Full Vision display with 18:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone is powered by MediaTek MTK6739 quad-core processor paired with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of onboard storage. In the photography department, YU Ace sports a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel selfie camera.

On the software front, it runs on Android Oreo. Connectivity options on the YU Ace include dual 4G LTE, dual SIM, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. The smartphone also has a rear fingerprint sensor along with support for face unlock.

YU, the sub-brand of Micromax revived after a one-year hiatus teasing the launch of a new smartphone in India. The last smartphone launched YU was Yureka 2 which carries a price tag of Rs 11,999.

Yureka 2 competes against smartphones like Lenovo K8 Note and Xiaomi Redmi Note 5. The smartphone comes with a full HD 5.5-inch display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor and a 3,930mAh battery.

The smartphone sports a 16-megapixel rear camera and an 8-megapixel front snapper. It also comes with support for quick charge, 4G VoLTE, dual SIM and houses a rear fingerprint sensor.

First Published: Aug 30, 2018 14:17 IST