YU is a brand that is well known for manufacturing budget smartphones, but they have been silent for some months now. Now the brand is back, they recently announced the YU Ace, a budget smartphone that will be exclusively sold on Flipkart for an affordable price. The phone have specs which is similar to that of Xiaomi Redmi 6A. Read on and see the YU Ace full specification, features as well as its price and release date.
YU Ace Features
The YU Ace came with a large battery, having a 4000mAh capacity. This battery should last for quite some hours considering the MediaTek MT6739WW chipset it came with. The chipset features a quad-core Cortex-A53 processor at 1.5GHz. The YU Ace runs on Android 8.0 Oreo out-from-the-box.
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The YU Ace comes in two memory configurations; 2GB RAM + 16GB internal storage, and 3GB RAM + 32GB internal storage. Both of the internal storage can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card slot. The device is a dual SIM phone with VoLTE capabilities.
The YU Ace have a 5.45 inch screen with a resolution of 720 x 1440 pixel, and a tall 18:9 aspect ratio. The display is covered by 2.5D glass, but there is no word if it is scratch resistant yet.
Above the display, you will find a 5MP front-facing camera with an LED flash. The main camera on the rear is a 13MP shooter, located near its fingerprint reader. The front camera can also be used for Face Unlock.
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The YU Ace offers a 3.5mm audio jack and FM radio. The charging port is an outdated microUSB. The new phone will be available in three colour options; Electric Blue, Charcoal Gray, and Dynamic Blue.
YU Ace Specification
|Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|2G bands||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2|
|3G bands||HSDPA 900 / 2100|
|4G bands||LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 40(2300), 41(2500)|
|Speed||HSPA 21.1/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps|
|Status||Coming soon. Exp. release 2018, September 6th|
|Dimensions||148 x 70.5 x 9.6 mm (5.83 x 2.78 x 0.38 in)|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Type||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||5.45 inches, 76.7 cm2 (~73.5% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~295 ppi density)|
|OS||Android 8.0 (Oreo)|
|CPU||Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53|
|Card slot||microSD, up to 128 GB (dedicated slot)|
|Internal||32 GB, 3 RAM or 16 GB, 2 GB RAM|
|Single||13 MP, AF|
|Alert types||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS|
|USB||microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity|
|Messaging||SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM|
|– Fast battery charging
– MP4/H.264 player
– MP3/eAAC+/WAV/Flac player
– Document viewer
– Photo/video editor
|Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery|
|Colours||Charcoal Grey, Elektric Blue, Rose Gold|
|Price||About 6000 INR|
YU Ace Release Date
The YU Ace will be launched and released in India on September 6, 2018. You can easily buy the phone from Flipkart with the price listed below,
YU Ace Price
The YU Ace price in India cost just INR6,000 for the 2GB RAM + 16GB internal storage version, which is approximately $85 in the United States of America, and €75 in Europe. The 3GB RAM + 32GB internal storage variant cost INR7,000, which is roughly $100 in the United States, and €85 in Europe.