Micromax sub-brand returns from its slumber with launch of Yu Ace


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Yu Televentures has unveiled the Yu Ace today at a launch event in India. The handset is an ultra-affordable Dual-4G capable device with an 18:9 aspect ratio display and is priced Rs 5,999. The handset will be sold on Flipkart exclusively. Yu had probably disappeared from the smartphone scene for a year or so after the launch of the Yu Yureka 2 that was a decent device in September 2017. Here we take a look at the Yu Ace 2.

It shouldn’t be a surprise that the Yu Ace 2 won’t have groundbreaking specs. It still does quite well with a 5.45-inch Hd+ display and 720p resolution packed in an 18:9 aspect ratio. It comes with a quad-core MediaTek MT6739 chipset accompanied by 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage with room for micro SD card expansion.

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eThe Yu Ace comes with Android 8.1 Oreo overlayed by Steroid Launcher and it will be getting Android Pie by the start of 2019, says Yu. There’s a 4,000mAh battery inside that will probably give users 2 days back up depending upon usage.

As for cameras, Yu has a 13MP shooter at the back and a 5MP shooter at the front that supports face unlock. Sales of the handset start on September 6 at 12 PM on Flipkart. There’s also a 3GB variant but that is confirmed but won’t arrive until late September.

  • 5.45-inch (1440 × 720 pixels) HD+ 18:9 2.5D curved glass display
  • 1.5GHz Quad-Core MediaTek MT6739 64-bit processor with PowerVR Rogue GE8100 GPU
  • 2GB RAM with 16GB storage / 3GB RAM with 32GB storage, expandable memory up to 128GB
  • Android 8.0 (Oreo)
  • Dual SIM ( nano + nano + microSD)
  • 13MP rear camera with LED Flash
  • 5MP front-facing camera with LED flash
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS
  • 4000mAh battery
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