Yotaphone2 has been launched in China with the partnership of Chinese company JieLan. JieLan will handle entire marketing and sales operations for the YotaPhone2 in the Chinese market.
Yotaphone2 is available for pre-order with a price tag CNY 4,888( approx US$ 788). It comes with an innovative e-paper back, which provided low-power always-on alert display and a better reading experience. This better reading experience is possible with iReader functionality through which books can be read on back display.
Yotaphone 2 features 5” AMOLED touchscreen with 1080p resolution and has always on 4.7-inch grayscale e-Ink display. Both the screens are protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and the device is also running on Android 4.4.3 Kitkat OS.
The YotaPhone2 is powered by Quad-core Krait 400 CPU that is clocked at 2.3GHz, coupled with Snapdragon 801 chipset, alongside 2 GB of RAM. It is equipped with 8-MP autofocus rear camera that has LED flash and is backed by a 2,500mAh battery. For China, the company has modified it for Local LTE bands connectivity and comes pre-loaded with Weibo and WEChat (social network and messenger respectively).