Micromax Yureka : First CyanogenMod Smartphone from Micromax

In October, the Micromax India and Cyanogen company announced a cooperation in which will be released Latest Micromax Mobile Phone with preloaded CyanogenMod firmware. Micromax India held a press conference where it was announced the creation of a new brand called YU, which will deal with the issue of smartphones based on CyanogenMod. Also worth noting that all the devices under the brand YU will be sold exclusively through online web stores.


The first joint venture of Cyanogen and Micromax is Yureka smartphone, which is promised to develop, will forever change our understanding of the use of a smartphone. This new Micromax Yureka smartphone will be sold exclusively through Amazon at a price of 8,999 rupees. Micromax has promised to release a few more smartphones with YU brand and all of them will be shipped with firmware from Cyanogen.

In the presentation promised that Micromax Yureka smartphone experience will change forever. Micromax Yureka Smartphone based on custom firmware of Cyanogen 11. It is reported that the partnership with the corporation Cyanogen. They also promise to release updates every week. Features and specifications of the Micromax Yureka Smartphone seem very impressive, given the official price of the device.


The Micromax Yureka has a large HD 5.5-inch IPS display with a resolution of 1280×720 pixels and pixel density of 267 ppi, protected by the third generation Gorilla Glass 3. This phone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 chipset running on 64-bit processor and containing a 1.5 GHz octa-core processor. The Graphics accelerator is Adreno 405 GPU, and RAM size of 2GB. In the built-in storage at the new smartphone is 16 GB, also expandable via MicroSD card slot up to 32 GB.

(Also see Micromax Canvas Selfie smartphone with 13MP Front Camera)

The Micromax Yureka comes with 13 megapixels rear camera with SONY IMX135 Exmor sensor, f-2.2 aperture and front camera of 5 megapixels. In addition to the CyanogenMod 11 based on Android 4.4.4 KitKat platform, Micromax Yureka offer Nextbit Baton support services, which allows you to synchronize between different devices, not only transfer data and programs, but also their status. That is, the user can open any application on CyanogenMod device and continue to work on any other phone.


The phone support networks of the fourth generation 4G LTE, function Dual SIM and the battery capacity of 2500 mAh, promise to 4 hours in the play mode, up to 6 hours of video playback, up to 24 hours of music playback. In 2G networks smartphone live up to 15 hours on 3G up to 13 hours when used in LTE networks with minimum brightness.

The Micromax Yureka price is just 8,999 rupees, which is available at online Amazon store form January 13th 2015.

Micromax Yureka Specs:

  • HD Display of 5.5 inches with IPS
  • Resolution of 1280×720 pixels
  • Rear Camera of 13 mega pixels
  • Front Camera of 5 mega pixels
  • Android kitkat 4.4 with Cyanogen OS 11
  • 1.5 GHz octa-core Processor
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 Chip-64bit
  • Adreno 405 GPU
  • 2GB of RAM
  • Internal memory of 16GB
  • Expandable memory up to 32GB
  • Connectivity of 4G LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, Micro-USB
  • Battery capacity of 2500mAh
  • Dual SIM

Photos: Internet

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