The YU Yuphoria will go on sale from May 28 and the registrations for the same have started at 5PM on Tuesday. Just like its predecessor, the Yuphoria will be sold only on Amazon.

Here are first impressions of the Micromax Yu Yuphoria smartphone.

Build and Design:

The design is quite impressive as it has used a metallic frame. The rear cover is removable and made of plastic. The metallic frame fits well into your hand and gives you a good grip. You will feel the matte finish on the rear cover.

On the top you have a 3.5mm audio port and at the bottom there’s the charging port. On the right side there are the metallic volume buttons with the power/standby button bang in the middle.

The camera is placed in the centre of the top. The camera has an LED flash unit placed on the left side. At the base you have the speaker and the YU branding.


It has a 5-inch display that comes with a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The viewing angles are good due to the use of the IPS panel. Colours appear vibrant even in sunlight.


The YU Yuphoria has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 SoC with a 64-bit 1.2GHz quad core processor along with Adreno 306 GPU. It has 2GB RAM and 16GB storage.

Storage can be extended using the micro SD card. You can play almost all the games with ease on this device.

The smartphone supports 4G LTE bands in regions where its applicable and it comes in dual-SIM configuration. Apart from this it has Wifi 802.11n, Bluetooth v4.0, GPS and sensors such as a gyroscope, compass, proximity sensor and so on.

Operating System and Software:

Phone comes pre loaded with Cyanogen 12 atop the Android 5.0 Lollipop OS. The Cyanogen OS Skin maintains the Android 5.0 design language but YU has added some software finesse.

The phone also offers some features such as an inbuilt Truecaller dialler app,  Audio FX for tweaking the audio output, email service called Boxer and so on. These are choices offered to the users over the default Google apps. Apart from this you have some YU specific software as well such as YUniverse and HealthYU.

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Camera and Battery:

It has an 8MP rear and a 5MP front camera. The 8MP camera comes with an f/2.2 aperture and has a 1.4 micrometer pixel size. It is capable of shooting full HD videos as well and the camera also supports slow motion (120fps and more) movies.

The 5MP front camera has a f/2.0 aperture and a wide angle lens for selfie enthusiasts. The image quality is quite good.

Phone has a 2230mAh removable battery. The YU Yuphoria also supports Quick charge 1.0 which let you charge the phone from 0 to 65 pc in 45 minute.

The phone looks good and the metal frame will attract a buyers. You are getting the latest OS, software  along with a lot of features to tweak the appearance of your phone.