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Yota YotaPhone (2012) review

Android OS v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960T
Adreno 320
2 GB / 32 GB
4.3 inches (720 x 1280 px)
13 MP, 4128 x 3096 px, autofocus

Yota announced the launch of the YotaPhone smartphone in 2012. The manufacturer is offering the Yota YotaPhone phone with 4.3 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960T chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage.

The Yota YotaPhone comes with Android OS v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 1800 mAh, non-removable battery. The 4.3 inches phone comes with IPS display (720 x 1280 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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Yota YotaPhone specifications

BrandYota
NameYotaPhone
ModelC9660
Release date2012

Body

The weight of Yota YotaPhone is about 5.15 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Yota phone are average (5.26 x 2.64 x 0.39 inches).

Weight5.15 oz
Dimensions5.26 x 2.64 x 0.39 inches
Colorsblack, white
SIM typeMicro SIM

System

The Yota YotaPhone comes with Android OS v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960T
CPUDual-core 1.7 GHz Krait
GPUAdreno 320

Display

The size of YotaPhone screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 4.3 inches IPS display of Yota YotaPhone with 720 x 1280 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size4.3 inches
Resolution720 x 1280 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Yota YotaPhone (2 GB) cannot be expanded.

RAM2 GB
Internal storage32 GB
Memory card slotno

Camera

The camera of the YotaPhone is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera1 MP
Main camera13 MP, 4128 x 3096 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Yota YotaPhone supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The YotaPhone phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.

GSM 2G bands900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP, LE
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCno
FM radiono
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 1800 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of YotaPhone isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Ion 1800 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. This Yota phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, gyroscope, proximity
Specials4.3 inch secondary EPD (Electronic Paper Display)
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Yota YotaPhone, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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