YU Yureka S is a recent launch from Yu Company. It is a mid-segment budget android dual sim smartphone with 4G connectivity. It is packed with an octa-core processor and IPS FHD display. Let’s get into the detail review of this device.
YU Yureka S comes in a Graphite Grey color. It comes with metal body finish. The camera and the LED flash are placed inside a rounded glass body which is very big. It has a unibody design which makes it feel more rounded at the edges. The surrounding body is black in color and the remaining is in gray color. The branding comes on the back side. It is having a very smooth body.
The buttons are placed on the right side. The buttons are also kind of different. It has a large power button and to the top and bottom of the power button comes the volume rockers which are separated and small. The button placement is not suitable for all and didn’t like it much. The front camera is placed above the display. The body is a plastic one and o metal is used. The three capacitive touch buttons on the display. It has dimensions of 147.67 x72.8 x 7.71mm. To the rear side there comes the branding and the model name.
The single speaker is located on the rear side. The charging slot is at the bottom. To the top comes the 3.5mm headphone jack. At the back, there is a non-removable panel. It is provided with sim slots and SD card slot on the sides which is of a hybrid kind. Available buttons are Power Button, Volume Rockers, and On-Screen Buttons.
YU Yureka S comes with a 5.2 inch IPS display. It displays around 16M colors. It has a resolution of Full HD 1080 x 1920 pixels. It is a multi-touch capacitive screen. It comes with corning gorilla Glass 3. The display looks good.
The Yu Yureka S gives new color spectrum in its full HD display. The gorilla glass supplemented makes it harder yet beautiful. The pixel density of the device is 423ppi.
YU Yureka S is a smartphone with best features. It is powered by the powerful 64- bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 - MSM8939 Octa Core and coupled with Adreno 405 @550 Mhz. It is running on the OS Android v5.1.1 Lollipop. It has an internal memory of 3GB and 16GB RAM. The expandable memory provided up to 32GB.
Having primary camera of 13 MP, OV13850 Purecell sensor with autofocus and LED flash. Stereo speakers are given. Wi-Fi, Hotspot, Bluetooth, GPS options are available. 5 MP, the OV5693 front shooter is provided featuring 84-degree wide angle, f/2.2.
Embedded rechargeable 3000mAh Li-Polymer battery which provides enough life. It has dual sim support with 4G LTE connectivity. The sim slots support GSM Sims. Gravity, Light, Motion, E-compass, Proximity, Accelerometer are available. Provided with Dual-microphone with noise cancellation.
The 3000mAh battery gives longer life making it a better phone for multi-tasking. Out of 16 GB, you get around 11.2 GB free space. And coming to the RAM, out of 3GB it has 2.3 GB free space. The overall performance is good. Gaming is average. The display is very good with very good resolution. It comes with a powerful Octa-core processor which gives an intense performance.
The graphics provided enables good gaming as well watching hi-end videos. The battery here gives longer life than expected. The design is average. This mobile works well but I could not say this is the best as the Yu Yureka mobiles efficiency and the quality don't last for longer periods. The best thing about this device is the display. The rear speaker does sound loud. The touch is responsive. The UI feels fluid and understandable.
The YU Yureka s has zero shutter lag and takes pictures faster than ever. The 13MP rear camera captures all your moments and records then in a perfect way making it livelier. Even in the low light conditions, you will get the best shots. The OV13850 PureCel® Camera Chip™ gives better pictures. Get the best, sharper and more detailed selfies on the 84 degrees wide angle lens.
The camera UI has some basic modes like Panorama, HDR. It also has some manual settings on the brightness, exposure, saturation and contrast levels. Autofocus is a bit slow and the tap to focus is fast.
The phone performance and the hardware specifications are good on hand as well as on papers. The design is of an average kind as it slightly copies the Micromax Canvas design and the camera is large making it look odd when you carry. The performance is also good. The price in India of Yu Yureka S is around 9K which is not too pricey and reachable kind.