YotaPhone 3 finally sees the light of day with SD 625, 4GB...

YotaPhone 3 finally sees the light of day with SD 625, 4GB RAM

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The YotaPhone 3 has been the subject of rumors and leaks for a few weeks now. It has finally been unveiled and comes with mid range hardware. Known for pioneering the dual screen concept, the YotaPhone 3, also known as Yota3 in China, is the 3rd iteration in the line of YotaPhone, and has come to the market after a gap of nearly 3 years.

The Yota3 has a traditional display up front with the fingerprint scanner on the bottom bezel and the front camera on the top bezel. On the back is where the magic happens. A 5.2 inch e-ink display takes up the back of the phone with the rear camera sitting on the top left corner with the LED flash. On the bottom of the rear display are 3 capacitive buttons to navigate through the secondary display.

On the spec front, the front has a 5.4 inch 1080p display while the secondary display is 5.2 inch panel with a resolution of 720p. Under the hood lies the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor coupled with 4GB of RAM and memory options of 64GB and 128GB. The camera on the rear is a 13MP sensor with dual tone LED flash and the front houses a 12MP snapper. Powering the phone is a 3,300mAh battery. The Yota3 runs Android Nougat 7.1.1 out of the box with YotaOS 3.0 on top. It has a USB type-C port for charging.

The Yota3 will go on sale on September 18. Pre-orders start on September 8 on JD.com. The 64GB version will be priced at RUB 21,500/ 2,398 Yuan/ $360, whereas the 128GB version will sell at RUB 27,900/ 3,098 Yuan/ $465. There is no word as to whether this phone will hut any other markets. Stay tuned for more!

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  • SmestarZ

    This expensive phone with SD 625 and 4GB RAM? Xiaomi note 4 comes at half the price. so is the e-ink screen worth twice the price??? It has nice specs, and good innovation, but for me, its too expensive for those specs even with e-ink screen on

    • tako

      Much better then xiaomi

      • SmestarZ

        Wonderful and how exactly do you have this knowledge? Xiaomi reviews, user reviews and experience are already available, About this phone. Not even sold yet and you say its much better than Xiaomi? Bravo. Do you work for Yota by any chance? Now, just to give you a hint,. I can buy a new Xiaomi Mi4 (i already use one) and Amazon paperback (for its E-ink) and that would be cheaper than this device. Like Cineagain said that E-ink is a nice novelty, but is it worth twice the price? Though I like this novelty, its not worth twice the price. And by the way SD 625 is an old processor more than a year old, after that came SD 626, SD 650 SD 652 and now SD 653,, So the development of this phone is slow and they are now held up with an old processor which now is much much cheaper. Try to find phones with SD 625 and you will notice that most of them were produced from 2016 onwards. I might say Yota are late, ITs matter of choice, for me, E-ink display is not worth that price, and for people like you who feel its worth it, its good for you mate

    • It’s a device to buy 1 year down the road.
      The e-ink is a nice novelty to play with, but agreed, not at that price with those specs.
      In 1 year it goes for less than half price.