Micromax's launches Xiaomi REDMI Note 4G competitor in India

Micromax unveiled its first smartphone in the Cyanogen OS-powered Yu series, dubbed Yureka, at a media event in New Delhi today. With a price tag of Rs. 8,999 ($142), the device is aimed at the entry-level segment, and will be available for sale exclusively on Amazon India from December 19.

In terms of specs, the Yureka features a 5.5-inch 720p display, 1.5GHz octa-core 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 SoC, 2 GB RAM, 16 GB internal memory, microSD card slot, 13 MP camera at the back with LED flash, a 5 MP front shooter and a 2,500 mAh battery.

There's also 4G LTE and dual-SIM connectivity. The software side of things sees a custom CyanogenMod 11 ROM with Themes support and Nextbit Baton integration. Micromax has exclusive rights to use Cyanogen's custom ROM in the country, and will be launching a series of Yu-branded devices aimed at a younger audience over the course of the coming months.

The handset will follow an online-only sales model, with registrations set to commence on Amazon India from December 19. Head to the link below for all the details.

Can this compete against Xiaomi REDMI Note 4G?

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