Micromax YU Yunicorn Review (Specifications, Price and Features)

YU mobile have recently penetrated into the Indian smartphone industry, and they launched some number of impressive phones into the Indian market. Their phones are quite unique as a result of their specifications and Cyanogen OS. The Micromax YU Yunicorn we shall be having an overview on is just another piece coming from the brand. The device looks promising and it is already on flash sale in Indian on Flipkart. Read on as you get to see the Micromax YU Yunicorn review revealing some important information like its specifications, price and features, including its pros and cons.

Micromax YU Yunicorn Review (Specifications, Price and Features)

Micromax YU Yunicorn Features


Fingerprint Scanner

The Micromax YU Yunicorn is the first smartphone from the online brand of Micomax that have a fingerprint scanner. However, there is a difference in the position of its fingerprint scanner, as it is built on the front panel, unlike all other budget smartphones in India.

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Massive Battery Capacity

The  huge battery capacity it came with is one of the reason any user will want to go for this flagship device coming from the Indian marketer. The brand claims that the Micromax YU Yunicorn can run for 4 whole days after a full 100% charge, this will surely appeal all Indian buyers.




DTS Audio

The YU Yunicorn is also designed in a way that it will be cherished by music and multimedia enthusiasts. It came with the DTS audio system which offers dynamic volume leveling, automatic bass management and multiple filter types which provides a top notch audio experience .

.Android On Steroid The brand diverted from the Cyanogen OS and launched the Micromax YU Yunicorn  with what is known as Android On Steroids. This is basically an Android 5.1.1 Lollipop operating system having a YU’s Steroid launcher skin designed to enhance speed and performance.


Difficulty In Purchasing The Device

This is just the only con of the Micromax YU Yunicorn so far, because the brand is selling the handset through a flash sale model. It is quite easier to buy other budget smartphones in this price range without passing through the stress with flash sales

Micromax YU Yunicorn Specifications

General Specifications

  • Launch Date:           31 May, 2016
  • Price: Rs. 9,380
  • Brand:           Yu
  • Model:            YUNICORN
  • Color:      Silver, Gold
  • Form Factor:            Bar
  • Category:      Smartphone / Phablet
  • Dual Sim:      Yes
  • Hybrid Sim:  (Nano + Nano / MicroSD)
  • Sim Card:     Dual Nano Sim
  • Waterproof   No
  • Fingerprint Scanner:         Yes
  • Network:       LTE + LTE
  • Operating System: Android V5.1.1 (Lollipop)
  • Dimensions:            153.3 x 75.4 x 8.5 mm
  • Weight:          172 Grams

Processor & RAM

  • Processor:   1.8 GHz Octa Core 64-bit
  • Chipset:        MediaTek Helio P10
  • RAM:  4 GB
  • GPU:  Mali T860


  • Internal Storage:     32 GB
  • Expandable Storage:        Up To 128 GB
  • Card Slot:     Micro Sd Card


  • Size:   5.5 Inches (Large)
  • Screen:          Full HD Display with 2.5D Curved Glass
  • Sensors:       Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Fingerprint Identity Sensor
  • Resolution:  1080 x 1920 Pixels, Full HD
  • Pixel Density:          401 ppi
  • Colours:        16M
  • Keyboard:    Touch
  • Stylus:           No
  • Other Input Features:        Multi-Touch


  • Rear Camera:          13 MP
  • Front Camera:         5 MP
  • Rear Flash:   Dual Tone LED Flash
  • Rear Camera Aperture:     f/2
  • Front Camera Aperture:    f/2.0
  • Rear Camera Features:     Geo Tagging, Slow Motion
  • Rear Auto Focus:   Yes
  • Video Recording:   1920×1080 @ 30 FPS, Full HD
  • Zoom:            Digital Zoom


  • Battery Capacity:    4000 mAh
  • Battery Type:           Li-Ion, Non Removable
  • Wireless Charging:            No
  • Quick Charging:     No

Calling & Messaging

  • Phone Book:           Unlimited
  • SMS:  Yes
  • MMS:  Yes
  • Instant Messaging:            Yes
  • Email: Yes


  • GPRS:            Yes
  • 2G:      GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • 3G:      HSDPA 2100 MHz / HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
  • 4G:      LTE / LTE
  • WiFi:   Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth:    V4.1
  • GPS:   GPS/ A-GPS
  • NFC Support:          No
  • Infrared:        No
  • USB Port:     Micro USB V2.0
  • Edge: Yes
  • HDMI: No
  • Miracast:       Yes
  • USB OTG:     Yes
  • USB Type-C:           No


  • Radio:            Yes
  • Headset :    Yes
  • Audio Format:         WAV, MP3
  • Video Format:          DivX, MP4, 3GP
  • Speaker:       Yes

Additional Information

  • Additional Features:          LED Notification Light
  • Items in the Box:     Handset, Transceiver, Charger, Hand-free, USB Cable, User Guide, Warranty Card, Sim Tray Gear

Micromax YU Yunicorn Price

The Micromax YU Yunicorn price in India starts from Rs. 9,380 and it is available in stores like Flipkart, Gadgets Now, Ebay, TataCliq, OnlyMobiles, Amazon, HomeShop 18, Infibeam, and ShopClues. it is available in Silver and Gold colours in major cities in India like Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai etc.

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