Yotaphone2 already launched in China for CNY 4,888( approx US$ 788), it can also be purchased in the UK for £380 (about US $581) without VAT or £456 (about US $697) with VAT, through online retailer clove.
The second version of the YotaPhone comes in at a full HD 1920 x 1080p 5 inches display and runs Android 4.4.4 KitKat OS. It has 2.26 GHz Snapdragon 800 processor and also 2GB RAM make the YotaPhone a real contender for power users.
The rear screen uses the EPD (electronic paper or e-ink) technology made world famous by the Kindle e-reader. The pervasive display has a contrast ratio similar to that of newspaper and is comfortably readable, even in direct sunlight.
You can also utilise Yota’s own Put2Back applications for transferring content from main screen to rear. Perhaps you’re browsing online then come across an article you want to read. Simply throw it over to the rear screen and read without excess battery drain. You can even control the phone as normal (in monochrome of course) from the rear screen. This superb power saving feature is great should you be running low on power after a busy day.
YotaPhone 2 highlights
- 5″ AMOLED Full HD 1920 x 1080 capacitive main screen
- 4.7″ EPD (e-ink) rear touchscreen
- Android 4.4.4 KitKat operating system
- 2.26 GHz Qualcomm 800 CPU
- 2 GB RAM
- 8 MP main camera / 1.2 MP front-facing
- YotaPhone gesture controls
- Put2Back apps for transferring content
- Wireless charging