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Micromax Yureka

82

TechSpot Metascore

Based on 9 expert reviews
  • Excellent:
    4
  • Good:
    4
  • Average:
    1
  • Bad:
    0
5.2

User Score

Based on 10 reviews
as scored by Amazon users

In a field dominated by affordable handsets from the likes of Xiaomi, Motorola and others, Indian vendor Micromax is looking to offer something unique through its Yu sub-brand.

As reviewed by vrworld.com


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Expert reviews and ratings

By androidguys.com on 75

BatteryCameraThis phone has been making waves since the day its specifications were leaked. Running on the much talked about CyanogenMod OS, Micromax's budget smartphone comes packed with hardware that can send many mid-rangers running for cover. But is...

By vrworld.com on

In a field dominated by affordable handsets from the likes of Xiaomi, Motorola and others, Indian vendor Micromax is looking to offer something unique through its Yu sub-brand.

International Review By pcquest.com on 90

Yureka stands out among the crowd and offers a lot more at an affordable price point. The features and performance it delivers makes it a worthy contender in sub 10K category.Micromax and Cyanogen's first Yu device “Yureka” is a sub 10K smartphone. Its...

International Review By nothingwired.com on 76

Yu Yureka is a value for money device. The device features a 64 bit Snapdragon 615 chipset along with the fluidic CyanogenMod Rom making it more desirable. If you have Rs 10.000 to spare on a mobile phone than Yu Yureka would be the best option available...

International Review By firstpost.com on 80

Micromax's online venture, Yu, is off to a great start with the Yureka, thanks to the attractive selling price. At Rs 8,999, the Yureka goes head-to-head with the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G (which is still Rs 1,000 higher) and Asus Zenfone 5, and maybe even...

International Review By techmagnifier.com on 70

Coming at a price point of Ra 8,999, Yureka is a decent choice for those anticipating to opt for a low cost device. The smartphone market is stuffed with budget smartphones, but not many smartphones in the sub 10k category are powered by 64-bit Qualcomm...

International Review By igyaan.in on 81

Yu by definition is supposed to mean “you”, which when Micromax decided to launch a new company was intended to make devices more personal for the users. Hence the company chose to go with Cyanogen, even though they decided to procure and rebrand devices...

International Review By gadgets.ndtv.com on 90

Micromax appears to have made a smart move. Indian buyers seem to be comfortable enough with online-only sales now, and if this device is available in sufficient quantities without the rigmarole of weekly registrations and flash sales, it will be a very...

International Review By businesstoday.intoday.in on 90

The Yureka runs on Cyanogen OS 11 based on Android KitKat (v4.4).Specifications and Performance: The Yureka is powered by 1.5 GHz octa-core processor on Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 (64-bit) chipset and is paired with 2 GB of RAM. These...

International Review By gizbot.com on 90

With time, every single company needs to create fundamental changes within the business, allowing creativity to blossom. Taking instances from changing consumer sentiments, the tech giant Micromax has started a new initiative, under which they will...

International Review By gizmodo.in on

There are a handful of large sized smartphones in the market today which cater to the mid-range audience. Most of these devices are available for under RS. 11,500. Naturally, the competition is quite fierce between these devices, especially since the...

International Review By gadgetdiary.com on

YU Yureka is available in India for Rs 8,999 which makes it a value for money device. It is currently the best affordable 4G smartphone available in India. After comparing it with the Redmi note 4G we found Yureka to be a better device. The only problem...

International Review By mobigyaan.com on

Micromax has definitely comes out all guns blazing with the Yu Yureka. It definitely delivers the kind of device that we have desired from the company for long. At Rs. 8,999, this is definitely a desirable device and given Micromax's hold over the...

International Review By FoneArena on

Priced at just Rs. 8,999, the YU YUREKA is definitely a value for money 4G smartphone. We compared the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G with the YU Yureka recently and found the Yureka better than the Redmi Note 4G in several aspects. YU offers free on-site warranty...

International Review By gizmodo.in on

It's a sign of competition when brands tend to replicate your model, primarily because you have succeeded in breaking from the clutter and offer something refreshing. Xiaomi is one such brand; it took India by surprise in 2014 and with Yu Televenture,...

International Review By nothingwired.com on

Yu Televentures, a unit of Micromax is offering 10,000 Yu Yureka Smartphones for First Sale on Tuesday, 13 January. The sale will be through Amazon India and it will be limited to registered customers.According to PTI reports, Micromax subsidiary Yu...

International Review By techpp.com on

So at the end of it all, let us return to the question we asked at the very beginning of the review: is the Yureka worth investing in? Well, we would be the last people to insist that it is perfect. The display could have been brighter and we certainly...

International Review By techpp.com on

All said and done, the Yureka is a steady rather than spectacular shooter. It is a quick camera and thanks to Cyanogen, lets you do a fair bit with the images you shoot. Colors are realistic and detail is decent. In terms of image quality, we would put...

International Review By digit.in on

The Yu Yureka is a big step by Micromax in creating a new brand image for itself. It is a very good device for the price tag that it comes with. The compromises that you make are worth it and the company should only go up from here with future...

International Review By absolutegizmos.com on

YU, the new online brand from Micromax Informatics, the largest Indian mobile brand, today announced the launch of its first and the much awaited device YUREKA, through an exclusive partnership with Cyanogen Inc. YUREKA is the first device from YU to be...