YU Yunicorn FAQ, Doubts, Pros and Cons

YU has launched their latest smartphone into the market, the Yunicorn which was expected to be a flagship devices but ended up being a mid-range smartphone competing with the likes of Redmi Note 3, Moto G4 / G4 Plus and ZUK Z1 / Z2 etc. The pricing of the Yunicorn is quite competitive at Rs. 12,999 for the first month and later it will be increased to Rs. 14,999.

The device comes with decent specifications and if you are looking to purchase the the YU Yunicorn smartphone check out list of questions and answers which we have written down to help in clearing all the doubts which you might be facing.

YU Yunicorn specifications and price

Specifications of YU Yunicorn:

  • Display: 5.5-inch Full HD display with 2.5D curved glass, 1000:1 contrast ratio and 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution
  • Processor: 1.8GHz Octa-core MediaTek Helio P10 processor with Mali T860 GPU
  • RAM and Storage: 4GBRAM, 32GB internal storage, expandable memory with microSD
  • Camera: 13MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash and a 5MP front-facing camera
  • OS: Android 5.1 Lollipop and comes with Around YU 2.0
  • Connectivity: 4G LTE,WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS
  • Battery: 4000mAh

What is the Display size of YU Yunicorn and how is it?

The device comes with a 5.5-inch Full HD display with 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution and 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It is quite good for the price range and good enough to compete with the other smartphones in the segment.

Are the Navigation buttons Backlit in YU Yunicorn?

Yes, the Navigation buttons in the YU Yunicorn are Backlit and located beneath the display on either side of the Home button.

How is the build quality and overall design of the YU Yunicorn?

The device is a complete revamp from what we have seen in the earlier YU smartphones, it comes with a metal body which curves on the sides giving it good grip. The top and bottom of the back are of plastic for the Antenna. The front has 2.5D curved glass which gives it a premium look and the Home button below the display is similar to the Meizu m3 Note or the Oppo F1 Plus, not that it is not good looking but it seems similar. On whole it looks quite impressive and feels premium as well.

How is the Fingerprint sensor?

The Fingerprint sensor on the YU Yunicorn is located on the Home button located below the display and it was quite responsive and quick to unloc the device. Did not face any issues while using it.

Is there an LED Notification light on the YU Yunicorn?

Yes, it comes with an LED Notifications light on top of the display.

What is the OS in YU Yunicorn?

The device runs on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop OS with YU AOS on top of it.

How much internal storage do we get on first boot?

The YU Yunicorn comes with 25.24GB of storage free on first boot out of the 32GB storage space.

What is the amount of RAM available on first boot in YU Yunicorn?

Out of the 4GB RAM, you get 2.9GB free on first boot

Is there any Bloatware installed on the YU Yunicorn out of the box?

Surprisingly No, there is no Bloatware pre-installed on the device.

Can you transfer Apps to SD card on YU Yunicorn?

No, the apps cannot be moved to SD card

How does the Rear and Front cameras perform in YU Yunicorn?

The rear camera is a 13MP shooter and the front is a 5MP camera. For the short time that we have used it, the Rear camera is quite good with good color reproduction and focusing quite good as well as it comes with PDAF and EIS.

Can you record 4K and FullHD Videos with YU Yunicorn?

Yes, we can record FullHD videos with the device but it does not support 4K video recording.

What is the Battery capacity and how is batty Backup of YU Yunicorn?

The device comes with a 4000mAh battery and with a Full HD 5.5-inch display it is more than sufficient and gives a full day of battery life without much problem.

Does it come with Fast Charging?

No, it does not support fast charging

Does the YU Yunicorn support USB OTG?

Yes, the Yunicorn supports USB OTG

What are the sensors present in YU Yunicorn?

It comes with Gyroscope, Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Fingerprint sensor, Magnetometer, Gravity sensor and Accelerometer.

What are the color variants of the YU Yunicorn available?

It is available in Rush silver, Graphite, and a limited edition Rush Gold colors.

What is the launch price of YU Yunicorn and will it increase later on?

The price of YU Yunicorn is Rs. 12,999 in the first month and will be priced at Rs. 14,999 after 1 month exclusively available on Flipkart.

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