Yota Devices, the Russian smartphone manufacturer today unveiled its new YotaPhone 3. The main USP of the device is that it comes with a secondary E-Ink display on the back. The company during the launch said that the device will first be sold in China with the name Yota3 starting September 18. It will be sold exclusively on JD.com which will start taking pre-orders from September 5. The company didn’t disclose any news on when the device will arrive in global markets. The new YotaPhone 3 comes in two storage variants, one with 64GB of internal storage and the other with 128GB of internal storage.
The YotaPhone comes with a dual display setup, upfront, you will get a 5.5-inch Full HD AMOLED display with a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels, and at the back, you will get a 5.2-inch HD E-Ink display. Both the screens are touch enabled. The device also comes with a fingerprint scanner embedded below the main display. It is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 625 chipset along with 4GB of RAM and 64/128GB of internal storage expandable via a dedicated microSD card slot. It runs on Google’s Android 7.1.1 operating system with Yota’s own Yota OS 3.0 skin on top of it. All of this is backed by a 3,300mAh non-removable battery.
As for the camera, it features a 13-megapixel rear camera with dual tone LED flash. On the front, it features a 12-megapixel selfie camera. As for connectivity, it comes with A-GPS with GLONASS, 3.5mm audio jack, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi 801.11 (a/b/g/n) and a Type-C port for charging and data transfer.
YotaPhone 3 comes in two variants, 4GB RAM along with 64GB internal storage for 2,398 Yuan (Roughly Rs.23,054) and 4GB RAM along with 128GB internal storage priced at 3,098 Yuan (Roughly Rs.29,784).